Research

decolonial intersections of rhetoric, African studies, Afro-feminisms, and critical development studies

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I have won multiple awards, including the 2020 ORWAC Feminist Scholar of the Year Award.

CV – November 2020

Jenna N. Hanchey, Ph.D.

Books

Jenna N. Hanchey, The Center Cannot Hold: Haunted Reflexivity and Fugitive Rhetorical Agency in the Collapse of a Tanzanian NGO (Durham: Duke University Press, Under Contract).

Jenna N. Hanchey, Africanfuturism: Decolonial Dreamwork and Developmental Rebellion. In draft.

Themed Issue Co-Editor

Godfried A. Asante and Jenna N. Hanchey, “(Re)Theorizing Communication Studies from African Perspectives,” The Review of Communication (In Process).

Journal Articles

Jenna N. Hanchey & Peter R. Jensen, “Organizational Rhetoric as Subjectification,” Management Communication Quarterly (Forthcoming).

Jenna N. Hanchey, “The Dream Trainers,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (Forthcoming).

Godfried A. Asante & Jenna N. Hanchey, “Decolonizing Queer Modernities: The Case of Queer (Post)colonial Studies in Critical/Cultural Communication,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (Forthcoming).

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Decolonizing Aid in Black Panther,” The Review of Communication 20, no. 3 (2020): 260-268.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Introduction: Beyond Race Scholarship as Groundbreaking/Irrelevant,Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 9, no. 2 (2020): 122-125.

#ToneUpOrgComm Collective, “#ToneUpOrgComm: A Manifestx,” Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 9, no. 2 (2020): 152-154.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Desire and the Politics of Africanfuturism,” Women’s Studies in Communication 43, no. 2 (2020): 119-124.

Peter R. Jensen, Joëlle M. Cruz, Elizabeth K. Eger, Jenna N. Hanchey, Angela Gist-Mackey, Kristina-Ruiz Mesa, and Astrid Villamil, “Pushing Past Positionalities and Through “Failures” in Qualitative Organizational Communication: Collective Lessons on Identities in Ethnographic Praxis,Management Communication Quarterly 34, no. 1 (2020): 121-151.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Reframing the Present: Mock Aid Videos and the Foreclosure of African Epistemologies,” Women & Language 42, no. 2 (2019): 317-346.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Doctors Without Burdens: The Neocolonial Ambivalence of White Masculinity In International Medical Aid,” Women’s Studies in Communication 42, no. 1 (2019): 39-59.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Toward a Relational Politics of Representation,” The Review of Communication 18, no. 4 (2018): 265-283.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “All of us Phantasmic Saviors,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 15, no. 2 (2018): 144-160.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Agency Beyond Agents: Aid Campaigns in Sub-Saharan Africa and Collective Representations of Agency,” Communication, Culture & Critique 9, no. 1 (2016): 11-29.

Robert W. Carroll, Madeleine Redlick, and Jenna N. Hanchey, “Is Rupaul Enough? Difference,    Identity, and Presence in the Communication Classroom,Communication Education 65, no. 2 (2016): 226-229.

Sarah Jane Blithe and Jenna N. Hanchey, “The Discursive Emergence of Gendered Physiological Discrimination in Sex Verification Testing,” Women’s Studies in Communication 38, no. 4 (2015): 486-506.

Jenna N. Hanchey and Brenda L. Berkelaar, “Context Matters: Examining Discourses of Career Success in Tanzania,” Management Communication Quarterly 29, no. 3 (2015): 411-439.

Kate Lockwood Harris and Jenna N. Hanchey, “(De)stabilizing Sexual Violence Discourse:           Masculinization of Victimhood, Organizational Blame, and Labile Imperialism,Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 11, no. 4 (2014): 322-341.

Makiko Nagashima, Ken Kiers, Alejandro Szynkman, David London, Jenna Hanchey, and Kevin Little, “CP Violation in Three-body Chargino Decays,Phys. Rev. D 80, no. 9 (2009): 095012-1-095012-10.

Book Chapters

Jenna N. Hanchey, Ana-Luisa Ortiz, and Samantha Gillespie, “‘Graduate School is a Human Experience of Struggling, Celebrating, and Striving Together’: Graduate Life as A Collective Endeavor,” in By Degrees: Resilience, Relationships, and Success in Communication Graduate Studies, eds. Betsy W. Bach, Dawn O. Braithwaite, and Shiv Ganesh (San Diego: Cognella, In Press).

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Afrofuturist Lessons in Persistence,” in Badass Feminist Politics: Exploring the Radical Edges of Theory, Communication, and Activism, eds. Sarah Jane Blithe and Janell Bauer (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, In Press).

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Reworking Resistance: A Postcolonial Perspective on International NGOs,” in Transformative Practices and Research in Organizational Communication, eds. Philip      Salem and Erik Timmerman (Hershey: IGI Global, 2018), 274-291.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Constructing ‘American Exceptionalism’: Peace Corps Volunteer       Discourses of Race, Gender, and Empowerment,” in Volunteering and Communication Volume II: Studies in International and Intercultural Contexts, eds. Michael W. Kramer, Laurie K. Lewis, and Loril M. Gossett (New York: Peter Lang, 2015), 233-250.

Jenna N. Hanchey, “Exceptional Opportunities: Hierarchies of Race and Nation in the U.S. Peace Corps Recruitment Materials,” in The Routledge Companion to Critical Management Studies, eds. Anshuman Prasad, Pushkala Prasad, Albert J. Mills, and Jean Helms-Mills (New York: Routledge, 2015), 384-397.

Research Awards

Best Article Award, Ethnography Division, National Communication Association Convention, held virtually, 2020

Feminist Scholar of the Year Award, Organization for Research on Women and Communication, Western States Communication Association Convention, Denver, CO 2020

Top Four Paper, Organizational Communication Division, National Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD, 2019

Outstanding Dissertation Award, Critical and Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, Dallas, TX, 2017

Top Student Paper, ORWAC, Western States Communication Association Convention, Salt Lake City, UT, 2017

Nichols/Ehninger Top Student Paper and Top Paper, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

Outstanding Conference Paper Award, Sarah Jane Blithe & Jenna N. Hanchey, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language & Gender Conference, Santa Clara, CA, 2014

Gerard A. Hauser Research Award, Rhetoric Society of America Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2014

Top Paper, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, Sarah Jane Blithe & Jenna N. Hanchey, National Communication Association Convention, Washington D.C., 2013

Outstanding Master’s Thesis, International and Intercultural Communication Division, National Communication Association Convention, Washington D.C., 2013

Top Student Paper, Rhetoric and Public Address Interest Group, Western States Communication Association Convention, Reno, NV, 2013

Top Four Student Paper, Intercultural Communication Interest Group, Western States Communication Association Convention, Reno, NV, 2013

Top Master’s Thesis in Qualitative/Rhetorical Scholarship, Master’s Education Section, National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, 2012

Top Student Paper and Top Debut Paper, Organizational Communication Interest Group, Western States Communication Association Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 2012 Top Debut Paper, Intercultural Communication Interest Group, Western States Communication Association Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 2012


Contact Me

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1664 N. Virginia Street
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89519
USA
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