Lisa teaches undergraduate and graduate course in rhetorical and communication theory and in her specialty areas of the rhetoric of science, medicine, and health. She also recently began to co-teach an intensive Maymester Travel Study course in Beijing, Narratives of the New China, for which she has started to learn Mandarin. As Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Communication, she also oversees the pedagogical development of the Department’s graduate students.



For a sample syllabus from a recent University of Colorado Denver graduate seminar entitled Rhetorics of Health and Medicine, click here.

For a sample syllabus from Rhetoric & Bioterrorism, a senior seminar that Dr. Keränen taught at the University of Colorado Boulder, click here.

For information about the MA Program in Communication at the University of Colorado Denver, click here or download this handy fact sheet.

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Rhetoric, Politics, and Trust in Breast Cancer Reseach

Recipient of the 2011 Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Public Address from the Public Address Division of the National Communication Association.

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