Jennifer Kruse


Dr. Jennifer Kruse, Lecturer, teaches classes in rhetoric and women’s and gender studies. Her scholarly research meets at the intersections of rhetoric, critical/cultural studies, media studies, and women’s and gender studies. Her research interests include rhetorics of motherhood, gendered health rhetorics, and rhetorics of gender activism.


Representative publications

Kruse, J. M. (2020). Blogging wounded manhood: Negotiating hegemonic masculinity and the crisis of the male (in)fertile body. Women's Studies in Communication.


  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Public Culture
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.A., Communication Studies
    University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • B.S., Secondary Education-Language Arts
    University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • B.S., Marketing
    University of Scranton