Ph.D., Penn State, 2002
Office: CMU 102B
- Introduction to Rhetoric
- Rhetoric and Popular Culture
- Thing Theory: Rhetoric and Material Culture
- Rhetorics of Commerce, Consumption, and Community
Harold, C. (2020). Things Worth Keeping: The Value of Attachment in a Disposable World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Harold, C. (2015). “The Big One that Got Away” in Michael Moore and the Rhetoric of Documentary, Thomas W. Benson and Brian Snee, eds. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.
Harold, C. (2015). “Motherhood and the Necessity of Invention: The Possibilities of Play in a Culture of Consumption,” in The Motherhood Business: Consumption, Communication, and Privilege, Anne T. Demo and Jennifer L. Borda, eds. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.
Harold, C. (2013). “A Brand Called You!: Ethos, Community, and the Selling of Self in the Web 2.0 Marketplace” in The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture, Matt McAllister and Emily West, eds. New York, London: Routledge.
Harold, C. (2007). OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Harold, C. (2009). On Target: Aura, Affect, and the Rhetoric of ‘Design Democracy’. Public Culture: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Transnational Cultural Studies, 21(3), 599-618.
DeLuca, K.M., Harold, C., Rufo, K. (2007). Q.U.I.L.T.: A Patchwork of Reflections (honoring the 20th anniversary of AIDS Memorial Quilt). Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 10(4), 627-623.
[Reprinted in Morris, C.E. ed. (forthcoming) Remembering the Quilt. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.]
Harold, C., DeLuca, K.M. (2005) Behold the Corpse: Image Rhetoric and the Lynching of Emmett Till. Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 8(2), 263-286.
[Reprinted Olson, L., Finnegan, C., Hope, D. eds. (2008). Visual Rhetoric: A Reader in Communication and American Culture. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing.]
Harold, C. (2004). Pranking Rhetoric: ‘Culture Jamming’ as Media Activism. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 21.3, 189-211.
[Reprinted in Turow, J. and McAllister, M. (2009) The Advertising and Consumer Culture Reader. London, New York: Routledge.]
[Reprinted in DeLaure and Fink, (2017) Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance. New York: NYU Press.]
Harold, C. (2001) The Green Virus: Purity and Contamination in Ralph Nader’s 2000 Presidential Campaign. Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 4(4), 581-603.
Harold, C. (2000). The Rhetorical Function of the Abject Body: Transgressive Corporeality in Trainspotting. JAC: Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, Politics, 20(4), 865-881.
Harold, C. (1999). Tracking Heroin Chic: The Abject Body Reconfigures the Rational Argument. Argumentation and Advocacy 36 (2), 65-76.