BiographyTina is three times a Visiting Scholar at University of California, Berkeley. She has received research grants from, among others, the Norway-America Association; the Norwegian Research Council; and the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR Research Award).
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Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Specializing in rhetorical studies, Tina Skouen has published articles on "the rhetoric of passion" in John Donne; "the vocal wit" in John Dryden; "the stigma of haste" in Margaret Cavendish; and "Ciceronian myth" in Joseph Conrad. In addition, she has written about a key work in seventeenth-century rhetoric of science, Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal Society. With Ryan J. Stark, she has edited a Brill anthology on Rhetoric and the Early Royal Society. Skouen has also done research on emblematic literature.