Lisa Corrigan

Lisa Corrigan

Associate Professor

(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5272

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Dr. Lisa M. Corrigan is an Associate Professor of Communication, Director of the Gender Studies Program, and Affiliate Faculty in both African & African American Studies and Latin American Studies in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. She is a feminist rhetorical scholar who researches and teaches in the areas of social movement studies, the Black Power and civil rights movement, prison studies, feminist studies, the Cold War, and the history of public address. 

Civil Rights/Black Power movement; prison writings; affect theory, feminist theory, the Cuban Revolution; Cold War rhetoric

Rhetoric of Social Movements; Argumentation; Rhetorical Criticism; Rhetorical Theory; Gender and Communication; American Public Address; Introduction to Gender Studies; Gender, Race & Power; Feminist Texts and Theories; Rhetoric of American Women.

B.A. University of Pittsburgh (Communication and English Literature)

M.A., University of Maryland, College Park (Rhetoric and Political Communication)

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park (Rhetoric and Political Communication; doctoral certificate in Women's Studies)

Her writings and reviews have appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Communicaiton & Critical/Cultural Studies, Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Women & Language, Communication Quarterly, The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, The Journal of Post-Colonial Writing, IntertextsQED: A Journal in Queer Worldmaking, and Review of Communication.

Her first book is titled Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation [University Press of Mississippi, 2016].