Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award

Awards: Stephen E Lucas 

The Lucas Debut Publication Award seeks to encourage and reward new scholars in the communication discipline. It aims to identify and hold up for praise a contribution to the discipline by an author or authors publishing their first scholarly book or monograph. Scholars who have not previously received publication credit as an author or co-author of a book or a monograph (including articles in electronic-only journals) may submit their work for the Lucas Debut Publication Award.


Atilla Hallsby, "Imagine There's No President: The Rhetorical Secret and the Exposure of Valerie Plame," Quarterly Journal of Speech 101, 354-378.
2015 Lee M. Pierce, "Rhetoric of Traumatic Nationalism in the Ground Zero Mosque Controversy," Quarterly Journal of Speech 100 (2014): 53-80.
2014 Rohini S. Singh, "It's about Time: Reading U.S.-India Cold War Perceptions through News Coverage of India," Western Journal of Communication 78 (2014): 522-544.
2013     Emily Dianne Cram, "'Angie was our Sister:' Witnessing the Trans-Formation of Disgust in the Citizenry of Photography," Quarterly Journal of Speech 98 (2012): 411-438.
2012 Christine J. Gardner, Making Chastity Sexy (University of California Press, 2011).
2011 Thomas R. Dunn, “Remembering Matthew Shepard: Violence, Identity, and Queer Counterpublic Memories,” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 13 (2010): 611-652.
2010 Melanie Loehwing & Jeff Motter, “Publics, Counterpublics, and the Promise of Democracy,” Philosophy & Rhetoric 42 (2009): 220-241.