Articles & Chapters (sample)

E Cram, Martin P. Law, and Phaedra C. Pezzullo. “Cripping Environmental Communication: A Review of Eco-ableism, Toxic Eco-Normativity, and Climate Justice Futurities,” Environmental Communication 16.7 (2022), 851-863.

Glade, Sarah, Skye Niles, Shawhin Roudbari, Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Shideh Dashti,
Abbie B. Liel, and Shelly L. Miller, “Disaster resilience and environmental sustainability of incarceration infrastructure: A review of literature,” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 80.1(2022):

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Chapter 17: On Bats, Breathing, and Bella Vita Verde: Reflections on Environmental Communication During a Global Pandemic,” In Christina S. Beck, Ed., Communication in the 2020s. Routledge, 2022, 155-164.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Environmental justice and climate justice.” In Maria Grasso and Marco Giugni, Eds., The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Movements. Routledge, 2022, 229-244.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo and Jingfang Liu, “Rethinking Publics and Environmental Communication in Western and Eastern Cultures.” In Bruno Takahashi, Julia Metag, Jagadish Thaker, and Suzannah Comfort, Eds., The Routledge Handbook of International Trends in Environmental Communication. Routledge, 2022, 206-219.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Foreword.” For Gerard A. Hauser, Vernacular Voices: The Rhetoric of Publics and Public Spheres, Second Ed. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2022, xi-xv.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Moving Contexts of Migration is Beautiful and Undocubus: On Becoming Butterflies and Transnational Entanglements.” In Charles E. Morris III and Kendall Phillips, Eds., The Conceit of Context: Resituating Domains in Rhetorical Studies. Peter Lang, 2021, 189-198.

Constance Gordon, Phaedra C. Pezzullo, & Michelle Gabrieloff-Parish, “Food Justice Advocacy Tours: Remapping Rooted, Regenerative Relationships Through Denver’s ‘Planting Just Seeds.’” In Nathan Crick, Ed., The Rhetoric of Social Movements: Networks, Power, and New Media. Routledge, 2020, 299-316.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo & Kathleen P. Hunt, “Agribusiness futurism and food atmospheres: Reimagining corn, pigs, and transnational negotiations on Khrushchev’s 1959 US tour,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 106.4 (2020): 106:4, 399-426. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Between crisis and care: Projection mapping as creative climate advocacy,” Journal of Environmental Media, 1.1 (2020): 59-77. DOI:

Catalina M. de Onís & Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “The Ethics of Embodied Engagement: Ethnographies of Environmental Justice.” In Ryan Holifield, Jayajit Chakraborty, and Gordon Walker, Eds., Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice. London: Routledge, 2018, pp. 231-240.

Tiara R. Na’puti, Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Leah Sprain, and Lydia Reinig, “Engaging Publics Through Climate Math: Lessons from Boulder’s 2016 Climate Action Plan,” Journal of Argumentation in Context, 7:3 (2018), 316-346. DOI:  

Phaedra C. Pezzullo & Gerard A. Hauser, “Afterword: Traveling Worlds to Engage Rhetoric’s Perennial Questions,” In Candice Rai and Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, Eds., Field Rhetoric: Ethnography, Ecology, and Engagement in the Places of Persuasion. University of Alabama Press, 2018, pp. 253-263.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo & Ted Striphas, “Resistance: On the Practicality and Vulnerability of Hope,” Rhetoric Society Quarterly. 50th anniversary issue. Michelle Baliff, ed. 48:3 (2018), 306-314. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo & Catalina M. de Onís, “Rethinking Rhetorical Field Methods on a Precarious Planet,” Communication Monographs, 85.1 (2018), 103-122. DOI: Published online (2017) at:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Environment.” In the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication and Critical Studies, Dana Cloud, Ed. Vol. 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “COMMENTARY: ‘Hello from the other side’: Popular Culture, Crisis, and Climate Activism,” Environmental Communication. Special issue on Spectacular Environmentalisms. Eds., Mike Goodman, Jo Littler, Dan Brockington, & Maxwell Boykoff. 10.5-6 (2016, October), pp. 803-806.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Afterword: Decentralizing and Regenerating the Field,” In Sara L. McKinnon, Robert Asen, Karma R. Chávez, and Robert Glenn Howard, Eds., Text + Field: Innovations in Rhetorical Method. Penn State University Press, 2016, pp. 177-188.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Unearthing the Marvelous: Environmental Imprints in Rhetorical Criticism,” Review of Communication, 16.1: 25-42. Special issue on the state of the field. Eds., Jeffrey A. Bennett & Charles E. Morris III. (2016, June). DOI: .

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Contaminated Children: Debating the Banality, Precarity, and Futurity of Chemical Safety,” Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, 1.2 (2014). (21 pages). University of Nebraska Press. DOI: .

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Deterritorializing,” Text and Performance Quarterly, 34.1 (2014): 97-98.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “There is No Planet B: Questions During a Power Shift,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 10.2-3 (2013): 301-305. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “What Gets Buried in A Small Town: Toxic E-Waste and Democratic Frictions in the Crossroads of America,” In Stephanie Foote and Elizabeth Mazzolini, Eds., Histories of the Dust Heap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012, pp. 119-146.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Contextualizing Boycotts and Buycotts: The Impure Politics of Consumer-Based Advocacy in an Age of Global Ecological Crises,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 8.2 (2011): 124-145. DOI:

Michael S. Bowman & Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “What’s so ‘dark’ about ‘dark tourism’?: Death, tours, and performance,” Tourist Studies, 9.3 (2010): 187-202. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo & Stephen P. Depoe, “Everyday Life and Death in a Nuclear World: Stories from Fernald,” In Daniel C. Brouwer and Robert Asen, (Eds.), Public Modalities: Rhetoric, Culture, Media, and the Shape of Public Life. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2010, pp. 85-108.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Tripping over Boundary Stones: Reflections on Engaged Scholarship,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 96.4 (2010): 450-454. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Tourists and/as disasters: Rebuilding, Remembering, and Responsibility in New Orleans,” Tourist Studies, 9.1 (2010): 23-41. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Teaching Environmental Communication Through Rhetorical Controversy,” In Heather L. Reynolds, Eduardo S. Brondizio, and Jennifer Meta Robinson (Eds.), Teaching Environmental Literacy: Across Campus and Across the Curriculum. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010, pp. 98-107.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “‘This is the only tour that sells’: Tourism, Disaster, and National Identity in New Orleans,” Tourism & Cultural Change, 7.2 (2009): 99-114. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Overture: The Most Complicated Word,” Cultural Studies, 22.3-4 (2008): 361-368. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Articulating Anti-Toxic Activism to ‘Sexy’ Superstars: The Cultural Politics of A Civil Action and Erin Brockovich,” Environmental Communication Yearbook, vol. 3 (2006): 21-48. DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Touring ‘Cancer Alley,’ Louisiana: Performances of Community and Memory for Environmental Justice,” Text and Performance Quarterly, 23.3 (2003): 226-252. [lead article] DOI:

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Resisting “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”: The Rhetoric of Counterpublics and their Cultural Performances. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 89.4 (2003): 345-365. DOI: 10.1080/0033563032000160981.

• Reprint: Charles E. Morris, III, & Stephen Howard Browne, Eds., Readings in the Rhetoric of Social Protest, 2nd & 3rd Eds. State College: Strata Publishing, 2006 & 2013.

• Reprint: Stephen Olbrys Gencarella & Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Eds. Readings on Rhetoric and Performance. State College: Strata Publishing, 2010.

• Reprint: Robert Cox, Environmental Communication. Sage, 2015.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Performing Critical Interruptions: Rhetorical Invention and Narratives of the Environmental Justice Movement,” Western Journal of Communication, 64:1 (2001, Winter): 1-25. DOI:

• Reprint: Brian Ott and Greg Dickinson, Eds., The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism. London: Routledge, 2012, pp. 175-192.

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, “Toxic Tours: Communicating the “Presence” of Chemical Contamination,” In Stephen P. Depoe, John W. Delicath, and Marie-France Aepli Elsenbeer (Eds.), Communication and Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making. Albany: SUNY Press, 2004, pp. 235-254.