105 Ferguson Building
Ecological approaches to culture, identity, and communication; environmental movement and
culture; ecofeminism, ecolinguistics, hegemony and resistance in identity discourse; critical
intercultural communication; diversity and multiculturalism; qualitative research methods.
Kinefuchi, E. (to be published in fall 2020). Nuclear power and sustainability: A lesson from Japan. F. Weder, L. Krainer, & M. Karmasin (Eds.), The Sustainability Communication Reader: A reflective Compendium.
Kinefuchi, E. (2020). “Nature is healing”: Environmental infodemic and the pitfall of dualism. Journal of Environmental Media, 1(2), 3.1-3.8. doi: 10.1386/jem_00024_1
Buttny, R. & Kinefuchi, E. (2020). Vegans’ Problem Stories: Negotiating Vegan Identity in the World of Omnivores. Discourse and Society, 31(6), 565-583.
Kinefuchi, E. (2019). [Review of the book Passport to change: Designing academically sound, culturally relevant, short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs by S. L. Pasquarelli, R. A. Cole, & M. J. Tyson (Eds.)]. Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, 10(1), 159-161.
Kinefuchi, E. (2018). Wangari Maathai and mottainai: Gifting “cultural appropriation” with cultural empowerment. In E. Mbula Mutua, A. González, & A. Wolbert (Eds.), Planting the Future: The Rhetorical Legacy of Wangari Maathai. Rowman & Littlefield.
Kinefuchi, E. (2018). Critical discourse analysis and an ecological turn in intercultural communication. Review of Communication: Critical Discourse Studies and/in Communication: Theories, Methodologies, and Pedagogies at the Intersections (special issue). 18(3), 212-230. doi: 10.1080/15358593.2018.1479882
Kinefuchi, E. (2018). Production of the internal other in world risk society: Nuclear power, Fukushima, and the logic of colonization. In J. A. Drzewiecka & T. Nakayama (Eds.), Global perspective on culture: A reader. Peter Lang.
Kinefuchi, E. (2017). Asian Pacific American Communication Studies. In A. Mike (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Communication Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Mendoza, S. L. & Kinefuchi, E. (2016). Two stories, one vision: A Plea for an ecological turn in intercultural communication. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 9(4), 275-294. doi.org/10.1080/17513057.2016.1225451
(Received the distinguished article award for the best article from the International and Intercultural Communication Division, NCA, 2017)