Lizzie Borden Took An Axe, Or Did She? A Rhetorical Inquiry By Annette M. Holba

About Annette Holba

Dr. Annette M. Holba is assistant professor of communication studies in the Communication and Media Studies Department at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire. She earned her BA in law & justice studies from Rowan University, her MA in liberal studies from Rutgers University (Camden), and her PhD in rhetoric from Duquesne University.

Dr. Holba has articles published in The Hatchet: Journal of Lizzie Borden Studies, World Leisure Journal, Praxis, Cosmos and History: Journal of Social and Natural Philosophy, The Pennsylvania Speech Communication Annual, New Hampshire Journal of Education, Florida Communication Journal (forthcoming in 2008), and The Review of Communication (forthcoming in 2008). She has a book chapter in Media(ted) Deviance and Social Otherness: Interrogating Influential Representations (2007 – Cambridge Scholars Publishing, K. Hart, Editor) and she is the author of Handbook for the Humanities Doctoral Student (2005 – PublishAmerica); Philosophical Leisure: Recuperative Praxis for Human Communication (2007 – Marquette University Press); and Philosophies of Communication: Implications for Everyday Experience (forthcoming in 2008 – Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.).