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Jen Schneider

Boise State University
United States
Email jenschneider [at] boisestate [period/dot] edu

Jen Schneider is Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the School of Public Service at Boise State University. She studies the communication of science and technological controversies, with a special focus on the rhetoric of energy transitions and climate change, and constructions of expertise. She also works as a public engagement specialist. Jen teaches courses in energy and environmental policy and cultures, qualitative methods, and public engagement. Her co-authored book “Under Pressure: Coal Industry Rhetoric and Neoliberalism” won a book of the year award from the Environmental Communication Division of the National Communication Association.

Jen Schneider’s website.


Jen Schneider & Jennifer Peeples. Forthcoming. “Energy dominance.” In Routledge Handbook of Energy Democracy, Routledge (Forthcoming).

Jen Schneider, Pete Bsumek, Steve Schwarze, & Jennifer Peeples. 2018. “Under Pressure: Coal Industry Rhetoric and Neoliberalism,” Palgrave Macmillan (2018).

Jen Schneider & Jennifer Peeples. 2018. “The energy covenant: Dominance and the rhetoric of the aggrieved,” Frontiers in Communication: Science and Environmental Communication (February 2018).

Jennifer Peeples, Steve Schwarze, Peter K. Bsumek, & Jen Schneider. 2014. “Industrial Apocalyptic: Neoliberalism, Coal, and the Burlesque Frame,” Rhetoric and Public Affairs (June 2014).

Peter K. Bsumek, Jen Schneider, Steve Schwarze, & Jennifer Peeples. 2014. “Corporate Ventriloquism: Corporate Advocacy, the Coal Industry, and the Appropriation of Voice,” Voice and Environmental Communication, Palgrave Macmillan (January 2014).