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Keren W.

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Ph.D.

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I am a university faculty who teaches and researches political communication and rhetorical theory from transnational and critical-legal perspectives. My current research investigates the past, present, and future of ritual and sacrifice in a globalized world.

Select Recent Publications:

Wang, Keren. 2020. Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism. 1st ed. (Oxford: Routledge). ISBN: 9780367188405

Wang, Keren, and...

I am a university faculty who teaches and researches political communication and rhetorical theory from transnational and critical-legal perspectives. My current research investigates the past, present, and future of ritual and sacrifice in a globalized world.

Select Recent Publications:

Wang, Keren. 2020. Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism. 1st ed. (Oxford: Routledge). ISBN: 9780367188405

Wang, Keren, and Tomonori Teraoka. 2020. “The Legitimation Crisis of the Japanese Constitution: Reflections on Japan’s Judicial Rhetoric and Its Post-WWII Constitutionalization Process.” Communication Law Review, Volume 20, Issue 1.

Wang, Keren. 2018. “The Rhetorical Invention of Laws of Sacrifice: Kelo v. New London,” Communication Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 2: 59-95.

Wang, Keren and Nabih Haddad. 2015.“Participatory Global Citizenship: Civic Education Beyond Territoriality,” first published in Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, Vol. 3(1), Yale Global Academic Papers Collection, Yale Global Online (2016).

Wang, Keren, and Larry C. Backer. 2015. “A Survey of Intra-Party Anti-Graft System Under the Context of Strengthening the Constitution Rule and CCP Discipline,” China Law Review, vol. 2015-1 no. 4.

Larry C. Backer and Keren Wang. 2014. “The Emerging Structures of Socialist Constitutionalism with Chinese Characteristics: Extrajudicial Detention and the Chinese Constitutional Order,”Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, volume 23 no. 2: 251-341.

Backer, Larry and Keren Wang, et al. 2015. “Democratizing International Business and Human Rights,” chapter in Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back, edited by Karen E. Bravo and Jena Martin. UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 1107095522

Chinese and English: native level bilingual proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and conducting research; 7+ years of experience performing academic translations and live interpretations.

7+ years of exp


Education

Drexel University
International Econ
Pennsylvania State University
Masters
Pennsylvania State University
PhD

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $60
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of State College, PA 16801
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
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Subjects

Art

Art History

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Courses taught at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (2013-present): Advanced Rhetorical Theory Seminar Description: an upper-level rhetoric course surveys classical and contemporary rhetorical theory from critical and transnational perspectives. Students will engage representative texts from East Asian, Islamic, Western and post-colonial traditions of rhetoric(s), and evaluate their critical implications for interrogating present-day public messages. Message Analysis Description: a general education course designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical theory and criticism, by evaluating a wide range of public messages in both traditional and new media formats. Emphasis is placed on learning the ways in which public messages are adapted and circulated across diverse audience groups, and how to critically engage attempts to influence how you think, feel, and/or act. Group Communication Description: this course explores communication within the context of small groups. Students will study and perform collaborative, adaptive, and conversation-driven communication, and manage the complex tasks and social processes inherent to groups. At the end of this course,students will be able to: [1] collaboratively deliberate on issues of public concern; [2] select and implement optimal problem-solving strategies; and [3] manage conflict in small groups effectively. Effective Communication - Public Speaking Description: This general education course studies the effective use of oral and digital/visual communication as a means of addressing public problems in policy and civic contexts. It is designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical analysis, implemented through the design and presentation of problem-policy speeches adapted to diverse audiences. Academic Writing Description: This course is for undergraduate students who are intermediate-advanced level non-native speakers of English. Students will become familiar with the various stages in the process of academic research

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Courses taught at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (2013-present): Advanced Rhetorical Theory Seminar Description: an upper-level rhetoric course surveys classical and contemporary rhetorical theory from critical and transnational perspectives. Students will engage representative texts from East Asian, Islamic, Western and post-colonial traditions of rhetoric(s), and evaluate their critical implications for interrogating present-day public messages. Message Analysis Description: a general education course designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical theory and criticism, by evaluating a wide range of public messages in both traditional and new media formats. Emphasis is placed on learning the ways in which public messages are adapted and circulated across diverse audience groups, and how to critically engage attempts to influence how you think, feel, and/or act. Group Communication Description: this course explores communication within the context of small groups. Students will study and perform collaborative, adaptive, and conversation-driven communication, and manage the complex tasks and social processes inherent to groups. At the end of this course,students will be able to: [1] collaboratively deliberate on issues of public concern; [2] select and implement optimal problem-solving strategies; and [3] manage conflict in small groups effectively. Effective Communication - Public Speaking Description: This general education course studies the effective use of oral and digital/visual communication as a means of addressing public problems in policy and civic contexts. It is designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical analysis, implemented through the design and presentation of problem-policy speeches adapted to diverse audiences. Academic Writing Description: This course is for undergraduate students who are intermediate-advanced level non-native speakers of English. Students will become familiar with the various stages in the process of academic research
Chinese

English

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Courses taught at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (2013-present): Advanced Rhetorical Theory Seminar Description: an upper-level rhetoric course surveys classical and contemporary rhetorical theory from critical and transnational perspectives. Students will engage representative texts from East Asian, Islamic, Western and post-colonial traditions of rhetoric(s), and evaluate their critical implications for interrogating present-day public messages. Message Analysis Description: a general education course designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical theory and criticism, by evaluating a wide range of public messages in both traditional and new media formats. Emphasis is placed on learning the ways in which public messages are adapted and circulated across diverse audience groups, and how to critically engage attempts to influence how you think, feel, and/or act. Group Communication Description: this course explores communication within the context of small groups. Students will study and perform collaborative, adaptive, and conversation-driven communication, and manage the complex tasks and social processes inherent to groups. At the end of this course,students will be able to: [1] collaboratively deliberate on issues of public concern; [2] select and implement optimal problem-solving strategies; and [3] manage conflict in small groups effectively. Effective Communication - Public Speaking Description: This general education course studies the effective use of oral and digital/visual communication as a means of addressing public problems in policy and civic contexts. It is designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical analysis, implemented through the design and presentation of problem-policy speeches adapted to diverse audiences. Academic Writing Description: This course is for undergraduate students who are intermediate-advanced level non-native speakers of English. Students will become familiar with the various stages in the process of academic research

History

Philosophy,

Philosophy

Books: Wang, Keren. 2020. Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism. 1st ed. (Oxford: Routledge). ISBN: 9780367188405 Journal articles: Wang, Keren, and Tomonori Teraoka. 2020. “The Legitimation Crisis of the Japanese Constitution: Reflections on Japan’s Judicial Rhetoric and Its Post-WWII Constitutionalization Process.” Communication Law Review, Volume 20, Issue 1. Wang, Keren. 2018. “The Rhetorical Invention of Laws of Sacrifice: Kelo v. New London,” Communication Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 2: 59-95. Wang, Keren and Nabih Haddad. 2015.“Participatory Global Citizenship: Civic Education Beyond Territoriality,” first published in Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, Vol. 3(1), Yale Global Academic Papers Collection, Yale Global Online (2016). Backer, Larry C., and Keren Wang. 2014. “Examining Jiang Shigong’s Theories on the ‘Unwritten Constitutionalism’ Chinese Political Order,” Open Times, vol. 2014 no. 2 | Chinese: 白轲, 王可任; 强世功对“不成文宪法”以及中国政秩序的研究; 《开放时代》2014年02期 Book chapters: Wang, Keren. Under contract. “Intellectual History of Persuasion and Propaganda in Chinese Context,” textbook ed. Mary Stuckey, Persuasion and Propaganda (University Park, Penn State University Press). Wang, Keren. 2015. “Religion in China – Historical and Legal Context,” section in Law and Religion: Cases, Materials, and Readings 3rd ed., edited by Frank Ravitch and Larry C. Backer. St Paul, MN: West Academi. ISBN: 0314284079 Backer, Larry and Keren Wang, et al. 2015. “Democratizing International Business and Human Rights,” chapter in Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back, edited by Karen E. Bravo and Jena Martin. UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 1107095522. Wang, Keren. “Thirteenth Amendment and the Slaughter-House,” featured essay, Penn State Civic & Community Engagement (CIVCM) Constitution Day 2016 Special Edition, (2017), available: http://civcm.psu.edu/2017/09/12/the-slaughter-house-principle/ Wang, Keren. “Written
Art History, Political Science

Language

Chinese

Other

Philosophy

Philosophy

Books: Wang, Keren. 2020. Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism. 1st ed. (Oxford: Routledge). ISBN: 9780367188405 Journal articles: Wang, Keren, and Tomonori Teraoka. 2020. “The Legitimation Crisis of the Japanese Constitution: Reflections on Japan’s Judicial Rhetoric and Its Post-WWII Constitutionalization Process.” Communication Law Review, Volume 20, Issue 1. Wang, Keren. 2018. “The Rhetorical Invention of Laws of Sacrifice: Kelo v. New London,” Communication Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 2: 59-95. Wang, Keren and Nabih Haddad. 2015.“Participatory Global Citizenship: Civic Education Beyond Territoriality,” first published in Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, Vol. 3(1), Yale Global Academic Papers Collection, Yale Global Online (2016). Backer, Larry C., and Keren Wang. 2014. “Examining Jiang Shigong’s Theories on the ‘Unwritten Constitutionalism’ Chinese Political Order,” Open Times, vol. 2014 no. 2 | Chinese: 白轲, 王可任; 强世功对“不成文宪法”以及中国政秩序的研究; 《开放时代》2014年02期 Book chapters: Wang, Keren. Under contract. “Intellectual History of Persuasion and Propaganda in Chinese Context,” textbook ed. Mary Stuckey, Persuasion and Propaganda (University Park, Penn State University Press). Wang, Keren. 2015. “Religion in China – Historical and Legal Context,” section in Law and Religion: Cases, Materials, and Readings 3rd ed., edited by Frank Ravitch and Larry C. Backer. St Paul, MN: West Academi. ISBN: 0314284079 Backer, Larry and Keren Wang, et al. 2015. “Democratizing International Business and Human Rights,” chapter in Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back, edited by Karen E. Bravo and Jena Martin. UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 1107095522. Wang, Keren. “Thirteenth Amendment and the Slaughter-House,” featured essay, Penn State Civic & Community Engagement (CIVCM) Constitution Day 2016 Special Edition, (2017), available: http://civcm.psu.edu/2017/09/12/the-slaughter-house-principle/ Wang, Keren. “Written

Science

Philosophy

Philosophy

Books: Wang, Keren. 2020. Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism. 1st ed. (Oxford: Routledge). ISBN: 9780367188405 Journal articles: Wang, Keren, and Tomonori Teraoka. 2020. “The Legitimation Crisis of the Japanese Constitution: Reflections on Japan’s Judicial Rhetoric and Its Post-WWII Constitutionalization Process.” Communication Law Review, Volume 20, Issue 1. Wang, Keren. 2018. “The Rhetorical Invention of Laws of Sacrifice: Kelo v. New London,” Communication Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 2: 59-95. Wang, Keren and Nabih Haddad. 2015.“Participatory Global Citizenship: Civic Education Beyond Territoriality,” first published in Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, Vol. 3(1), Yale Global Academic Papers Collection, Yale Global Online (2016). Backer, Larry C., and Keren Wang. 2014. “Examining Jiang Shigong’s Theories on the ‘Unwritten Constitutionalism’ Chinese Political Order,” Open Times, vol. 2014 no. 2 | Chinese: 白轲, 王可任; 强世功对“不成文宪法”以及中国政秩序的研究; 《开放时代》2014年02期 Book chapters: Wang, Keren. Under contract. “Intellectual History of Persuasion and Propaganda in Chinese Context,” textbook ed. Mary Stuckey, Persuasion and Propaganda (University Park, Penn State University Press). Wang, Keren. 2015. “Religion in China – Historical and Legal Context,” section in Law and Religion: Cases, Materials, and Readings 3rd ed., edited by Frank Ravitch and Larry C. Backer. St Paul, MN: West Academi. ISBN: 0314284079 Backer, Larry and Keren Wang, et al. 2015. “Democratizing International Business and Human Rights,” chapter in Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back, edited by Karen E. Bravo and Jena Martin. UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 1107095522. Wang, Keren. “Thirteenth Amendment and the Slaughter-House,” featured essay, Penn State Civic & Community Engagement (CIVCM) Constitution Day 2016 Special Edition, (2017), available: http://civcm.psu.edu/2017/09/12/the-slaughter-house-principle/ Wang, Keren. “Written

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