Linda Bartlett Hobgood

Director, Speech Center
Faculty member, Rhetoric and Communication Studies

Publications

Articles

"Training Student Consultants: Moving Forward With a Backward Glance." Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation Southeastern Writing Center Association, Fall 2014.

"Innovations in the Pursuit of Excellence." Reading in Virginia: Journal of the Virginia State Reading Association (2007-2008), Vol. 30. 23-25. with Mavis Brown.

Hobgood, L., & Miller, A. (2002) Invite an Administrator: University Administrators as an Audience for Student Presentations. Communication Teacher, Vol. 16,(2).

Hobgood, L. (2001) Winning With Good Kids. Virginia: The University of Virginia Alumni News Magazine, Winter, 26-31.

Hobgood, L. (2000) Toward Speaking Proficiency: A Voluntary Approach. Communication Education, 49, Annandale, VA: National Communication Association 339-351.

Chapters

Hobgood, L. "Wisdom to Know the Difference: The Rhetoric of Pat Nixon." Chapter 15 in Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century, edited by Molly Meijer Wertheimer.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, Inc., 2004. Reprinted in paperback edition, Leading Ladies of the White House: Communication Strategies of Notable Twentieth-Century First Ladies. Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Hobgood, L., & Gutgold, N. "A Certain Comfort: Betty Ford as First Lady." Chapter 16 in Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century, edited by Molly Meijer Wertheimer.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, Inc., 2004.

Essays

"The Rhetorical Roots of Communication Centers." Afterword in Communication Centers: A Theory Based Guide to Training and Management by Kathleeen J. Turner and Theodore F. Sheckels. Lexington Books, 2015. 193-205.

Education

M.A., University of Virginia

B.A., University of Virginia

Contact Information

407 Weinstein Hall
(804) 289-8814
(Mobile)
(804) 287-6052 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Business & Professional Speech
Interpersonal Communication
Group Communication
Political Rhetoric
Public Speaking
Rhetoric of Contemporary First Ladies
Speech Writing
Theory & Pedagogy

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