Danielle Endres portrait
  • Professor, Communication
  • Department Chair, Communication
  • Director, Communication Institute
  • Affiliated Faculty, Environmental Humanities Graduate Program
  • Affiliated Faculty, Global Change and Sustainability Center

Research Keywords

  • Rhetoric
  • Environmental Communication
  • Social Movements
  • Science Communication
  • Public Understanding of Science
  • Native Americans


  • Energy Democracy Symposium, Salt Lake City, July 2017, http://bit.ly/energydemocracysymposium. Other, Presented, 07/2017.
  • Danielle Endres, “The Role of Science Communication in the Composition of Energy Policy,” Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition, Washington D.C., May 2017. Poster, Presented, 05/2017.
  • “Utes Nickname Project,” H2 Professorship Lecture, March 22, 2017. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/22/2017.
  • “Nuclear Colonialism, Environmental (In)Justice, and the American West, GCSC Think Tank, March 1, 2017. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2017.
  • Danielle Endres, Panelist for Decolonizing Environmental Communication and Practice: A Roundtable Discussion [Roundtable], Western States Communication Association Conference, Environmental Communication Division, Salt Lake City, February 2017. Other, Presented, 02/2017.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates [REU] Supplement to Collaborative Research: The Influence of Low-Carbon Energy Technology Scientists and Engineers on the Composition of Energy Policy. PI: Danielle Endres. NSF STS Division , 01/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $6,000.00


  • Danielle Endres, “Animist Intersubjectivity as Argumentation: Western Shoshone and Southern Paiute Arguments Against a Nuclear Waste Site at Yucca Mountain,” Argumentation 27, no. 2 (2013): 183-200. Published, 05/2013.
  • Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, Megan O’Byrne*, Danielle Endres, Tarla Rai Peterson, “The Adventures of Carbon Bond: Using a Melodramatic Game to Explain CCS as a Mitigation Strategy for Climate Change,” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology 3, no. 1 (2013): 21-29. Published, 02/2013.
  • Danielle Endres, “Sacred Land or National Sacrifice Zone: Competing Values in the Yucca Mountain Controversy,” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 6, no. 3 (2012): 328-345. Published, 07/16/2012.
  • Danielle Endres & Samantha Senda-Cook, “Location Matters: The Rhetoric of Place in Social Movements,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 97, no. 3 (2011), 257-282. Published, 08/2011.
  • Michael K. Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Danielle Endres, “Articulating Rhetorical Field Methods,” Western Journal of Communication, 75, no. 4 (2011): 386-406. Published, 10/2011.
  • Danielle Endres, “American Indian Activism and Audience: Rhetorical Analysis of Leonard Peltier’s Response to Denial of Clemency,” Communication Reports, 24, no. 1 (2011), 1-11. Published, 01/2011.
  • Danielle Endres, “Environmental Oral History” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 5, no. 4 (2011), 485-498. Published, 11/2011.
  • Leah Sprain, Danielle Endres & Tarla Rai Peterson, “Research as a Transdiciplinary Networked Process: A Metaphor for Difference-Making Research,” [Special Forum] Communication Monographs 77, n. 4 (2010), 441-444. Published, 12/2010.
  • Danielle Endres, Leah Sprain, and Tarla Rai Peterson, eds., Social Movement for Climate Change: Local Action for Global Change. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press (2009). *CHRISTINE L. ORAVEC BOOK AWARD. Published, 11/2009.
  • Danielle Endres, “The Rhetoric of Nuclear Colonialism: Rhetorical Exclusion of American Indian Arguments in the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Siting Decision” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 6, no. 1 (2009), 39-60. Published, 2009.
  • Danielle Endres, “Science and Public Participation: An Analysis of Public Scientific Argument in the Yucca Mountain Controversy” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 3, no. 1 (2009), 49-75. Published, 2009.
  • Danielle Endres, “From Wasteland to Waste Site: The Role of Discourse in Nuclear Power’s Environmental Injustices” Local Environment 14, no. 10 (2009), 917-937. Published, 2009.
  • Danielle Endres and Mary Gould, “‘I am also in the position to use my whiteness to help them out’: The Communication of Whiteness in Service Learning” Western Journal of Communication, 73, no. 4 (2009), 418-436. Published, 2009.
  • Danielle Endres, Leah Sprain, & Tarla Rai Peterson, “The Necessity of Praxis in Environmental Communication Research: A Case Study of the Step It Up 2007 National Research Project,” Environmental Communication: Journal of Nature and Culture 2 (2008), 237-245. Published, 2008.
  • Barbara Warnick, Mike Xenos, Danielle Endres & John Gastil, “Effects of Campaign-to-User and Text-Based Interactivity in Political Candidate Campaign Web Sites,” Journal of Computer Mediated Communication 10 (April 2005), http://jcmc.indiana.edu/. Published, 04/2005.
  • Danielle Endres & Barbara Warnick, “Text-based Interactivity in Candidate Campaign Web Sites: A Case Study from the 2002 Elections,” Western Journal of Communication 68 (Summer 2004), 322-342. Published, 06/2004.
  • Ian Summers*, Alley Agee*, Monica Scott*, Danielle Endres, “The Discursive Construction of the Anti-Nuclear Activist,” in Networked Argument, ed. Carol Winkler, in press. (Competitively Selected). Accepted, 02/2017.
  • Michael Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, Aaron Hess, & Danielle Endres, “Contemplating the Participatory Turn in Rhetorical Criticism,” Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, 16, no. 6 (2016): 571-580. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Kathleen P. Hunt, Nicholas Paliewiscz, & Danielle Endres, “The Radical Potential of Public Hearings: A Rhetorical Assessment of Resistance and Indecorous Voice in Public Participation Processes,” in Confronting the Challenges of Public Participation: Issues in Environmental, Planning, and Health Decision-Making, ed., Jean Goodwin, Proceedings of the Summer Symposia on Science Communication at Iowa State University, 2016, 65-79. Published, 10/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Brian Cozen*, Megan O’Byrne*, Andrea Feldpausch-Parker & Tarla Rai Peterson, “Putting the U in Carbon Capture and Storage: Rhetorical Boundary Negotiation within the CCS/CCUS Scientific Community,” Journal of Applied Communication Research, 44, no. 4 (2016): 362-380. Published, 09/07/2016.
  • Danielle Endres & Michael DuPont, “Rhetoric, Climate Change, and Social Justice: An Interview with Dr. Danielle Endres,” Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis: Vol. 5: Iss. 2, Article 4 (2016). Published, 09/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Review of Indian Spectacle: College Mascots and the Anxiety of Modern America for History of Education Quarterly, 56, no. 3 (2016), 511-515. Published, 08/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, “Theory: Decolonization,” Beautiful Rising, (posted August 2016). Published, 08/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Aaron Hess, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Michael Middleton, Eds., “In Situ Rhetoric: Intersections between Qualitative Inquiry, Fieldwork, and Rhetoric,” [special issue] Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies 16, no. 6 (2016): 511-580. Published, 06/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Aaron Hess, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Michael Middleton, “In Situ Rhetoric: Intersections between Qualitative Inquiry, Fieldwork, and Rhetoric,” Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, 16, no. 6 (2016): 511-524. Published, 06/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Brian Cozen*, Joshua Trey Barnett*, Megan O’Byrne*, & Tarla Rai Peterson, “Communicating Energy in a Climate (of) Crisis,” in Communication Yearbook 40, ed. Elisa Cohen, New York, NY: Routledge, 2016, 419-447. Published, 05/23/2016.
  • Samantha Senda-Cook, Michael K. Middleton, & Danielle Endres, “Interrogating the Field,” in Text + Field: Innovations in Rhetorical Method, eds., Sara L. McKinnon, Robert Asen, Karma R. Chavez, &, Robert Glenn Howard, University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2016, 22-39. Published, 05/20/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, Brian Cozen*, Megan O’Byrne*, & Andrea Feldpausch-Parker “Performances of an International Professional Community: CCS/CCUS and its National Contexts,” in Environmental Communication and Community: Constructive and Destructive Dynamics of Social Transformation, eds., Tarla Rai Peterson, Hanna Ljunggren Bergea, Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, & Kaisa Raitio, New York, NY: Routledge, 2016, 55-74. Published, 04/28/2016.
  • Danielle Endres, “American Indian Permission for Mascots: Resistance or Complicity within Rhetorical Colonialism,” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 18, no. 4 (2015): 649-689. Published, 12/2015.
  • Michael Middleton, Aaron Hess, Danielle Endres, & Samantha Senda-Cook [equal authorship] Participatory Critical Rhetoric: Theoretical and Methodological Foundations of Studying Rhetoric In Situ. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press, 2015. Published, 12/2015.
  • Danielle Endres, Brian Cozen*, Megan O’Byrne*, & Andrea Feldpausch-Parker, “Putting the U in Carbon Capture and Storage: Performances of Rupture within the CCS Scientific Community,” in Communication for the Commons: Revisiting Participation and the Environment, eds., Mark S. Meisner, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, & Stephen P. Depoe, The International Environmental Communication Association, 2015, 320-331. Published, 06/2015.
  • William J. Kinsella, Dorothy Andreas, & Danielle Endres, “Communicating Nuclear Power: A Programmatic Review,” in Communication Yearbook 39, ed. Elisa Cohen, New York, NY: Routledge, 2015, 277-310. Published, 04/2015.
  • Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Brian Cozen, “Not Just a Place to Park Your Car: PARK(ing) as Spatial Argument, Argumentation & Advocacy 50, no. 3 (2014): 121-140. Published, 11/2014.
  • George F. McHendry, Jr., Michael K. Middleton, Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Megan O’Byrne “Rhetorical Critic(ism)’s Body: Affect & Fieldwork on a Plane of Immanence” Southern Communication Journal 79, no. 4 (2014): 293-310. Published, 09/2014.
  • Danielle Endres, "The (Im)possibility of Voice in Environmental Advocacy,” in Voice and Environmental Communication, eds. Jennifer Peeples and Stephen Depoe (Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), 110-124. Published, 07/2014.
  • Samantha Senda-Cook & Danielle Endres, “A Place of One’s Own,” in Environmental Rhetoric: Ecologies of Place, ed. Peter N. Goggin (New York, NY: Routledge, 2013), 143-154. Published, 01/2013.