Kelly recognized by National Communication Association

Photo Credit: Casey Kelly
by CAS MarComm Mon, 10/03/2022 - 17:12

Casey Kelly, Professor of Rhetoric and Public Culture in the Department of Communication Studies, earned the National Communication Association's Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression for his article "Whiteness, Repressive Victimhood, and the foil of the intolerant left," published in First Amendment Studies in 2021.

The award is presented to an NCA member who has authored outstanding published research on freedom of expression.

"Casey continues to conceptualize, produce, and publish outstanding scholarship!" Jody Koenig Kellas, Willa Cather professor in and chair of the department said. "Well deserved!"

Kelly's research interests in rhetoric, critical media studies, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies include the rhetoric of white masculinity, white supremacy, and the rhetoric of the far-right. He has published four books and numerous journal articles.