Marty Birkholt, PhD
Marty Birkholt, PhD

Marty Birkholt, PhD

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Communication Studies

Position

  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Birkholt, M. J. (2014). Communicating Critical Issues. of support and patient stress. Hayden-McNeil, Plymouth, MI., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2014

Articles

  • Kirby, E.; McBride, C.; Shuler, S.; Birkholt, M.; Danielson, M. A.; Pawlowski, D. The Jesuit difference (?): Narratives of negotiating spiritual values and secular practices., Communication Studies, 57, 87-105, 2006

Publications

  • Birkholt, M. (2013). Editor. Parliamentary Debate: The Journal of the National Parliamentary Debate Association, 13, (1)., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2013
  • Birkholt, M. J. & Diers, A R. (2013). The Obama Administration versus the Catholic Church: Understanding Advocacy and Counter-Advocacy During a Policy-Making Crisis. Paper presented at the International Crisis Communication Conference, Erfurt, Germany., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2013
  • Diers, A R. & Birkholt, M. J. (2013). Killer Coca-Cola and pouring on the pounds: The power of negative messaging and media consumption on nutritional and attitudes and behavioral intentions. Paper presented at the International Crisis Communication Conference, Erfurt, Germany., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2013
  • Diers, A R. & Birkholt, M. J. Killer Coca-Cola and pouring on the pounds: The power of negative messaging and media consumption on nutritional and attitudes and behavioral intentions. Submitted to the International Communication Association’s Annuaul Convention, London, 2012. Preparing for submission to Health Communication., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2012
  • Birkholt, M. (2010). Editor. National Forensics Journal: Special Issue on Lincoln-Douglas Debate., Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 2010

Presentations

  • Birkholt, M. J. (2011). The Nature of Public Forum Debate as an Intercollegiate Activity and the Impact of Divergent Judging Paradigms. Presentation at the National Communication Association’s National Convention, New Orleans, LA., 2011

Awards and Honors

  • Individual training sessions with Associate Pastor John Eggen, Bethany Lutheran Church. These weekly 2-3 hour sessions focused on a wide range of public speaking skills including general delivery, expression of emotion, use of gestures and movement, and message design. We are currently working on extemporaneous delivery with the goal of becoming completely free of any notes during presentation of the speech. (August, 2011 - Present) , 2011
  • Debate and public speaking consultant for congressional candidate in Nebraska's second district, John Ewing. Worked to develop and refine briefs on major issues. Prepped the candidate for the two public debates and other public events and designed and conducted practice debates. Had weekly three-hour meetings for about four months. (May and August-November, 2012), 2012
  • Lab Leader at Ohio University High School Speech and Debate Camp for the section focused on Public Forum Debate. Worked with students 8-12 hours daily for the week of camp. Taught units on argumentation and persuasion theory to the entire cohort and did individual work on research, argument construction, refutation, rebuttal, and cross-examination with a small group of debaters. (July 2012) , 2012
  • Iggy Award, 2012