Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: CA 309-D
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies
B.S. Ball State University 1987
M.A. Ball State University 1989
Ph.D. Indiana University (Bloomington) 2000.
Political communication, gender, and public identity, studying the ways in which political identity is rhetorically constructed and contested in popular media.
Gender and Communication
Erasmus Mundus Scholar Grant, Jagellonian University, Krakow, Poland; New Frontiers Exploration Traveling Fellowship, 2011; Erasmus Mundus Scholar Grant, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2009-10; Trustees Teaching Award, IUPUI School of Liberal Arts, April 2010, 2008, 2006;
Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics, Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, Iowa State University, December 2005.
Sheeler, Kristina Horn and Karrin Vasby Anderson. Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture. Texas A&M University Press, 2013. pp. ix-242.
Anderson, Karrin Vasby and Kristina Horn Sheeler. Governing Codes: Gender, Metaphor, and Political Identity. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. pp. ix-241.
Anderson, Karrin Vasby and Kristina Horn Sheeler. “Texts (and Tweets) from Hillary: Meta-Meming and Postfeminist Political Culture.” Presidential Studies Quarterly. Special Issue, Invited. Forthcoming.
Sheeler, Kristina Horn. “Remembering the Rhetorical First Lady.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs. (Winter 2013): Forthcoming. 15 pp.
Sheeler, Kristina Horn and Karrin Vasby Anderson, “The Electoral System, Political Parties, and Gender: What the Numbers Don’t Reveal.” Communication Quarterly, Forthcoming.
Sheeler, Kristina Horn. “Beauty Queens and Unruly Women in the Year of the Woman Governor: Jennifer Granholm and the Visibility of Leadership.” Women’s Studies in Communication. (Spring 2010): 34-53.
Sheeler, Kristina Horn. “Christine Todd Whitman: Balance, and Her Legacy at the EPA.” White House Studies Journal. Special Issue, Carol Lynn Bower editor. 8.2 (2008): 149-66.
Executive Officer, Feminist and Women's Studies Division of the National Communication Association, reviewer for Sage and Oxford University Press, and multiple department, school, campus, and disciplinary service experiences.