Park-Ozee, Dakota

Seeking Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Language

Email address: deparkozee@utexas.edu
Hometown: Orlando, Fl
B.A. Degree: Theatre (Criticism and Production), University of Alabama
M.S. Degree: Communication, University of Utah 
 
Current research interests: political intermediaries, presidential and campaign discourses, wealth and money in politics
 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sharon Jarvis
 
Projected graduation: Spring 2022
 

Coe, K., Kuttner, P. J., Pokharel, M., Park-Ozee, D. & McKasy, M. (2020). The ‘discourse of derision’ in US education news. Paper presented at the International Communication Association annual meeting, Gold Coast, Australia (Presented Online due to Covid-19).

Jarvis, S. E. & Park-Ozee, D. (2020). What does rigged mean? Partisan and widely shared perceptions of threats to elections. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Indianapolis, IN (Presented Online due to Covid-19).

Park-Ozee, D. (2020). “Choosing your champion:” A pilot study of interpersonal strategizing in political lobbying. Paper presented at the Moody Graduate Research Symposium, Austin, TX (Canceled due to Covid-19).

Park-Ozee, D. (2020). “Proud to be a Republican”: Political gender essentialism and the primary articulations of Republican women. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Political Communication preconference, San Francisco, CA (Presented Online due to Covid-19).

Park-Ozee, D. (2020). Racing toward the feminine frontlines: Gendered assumptions, issue ownership, and political alternatives in Valerie Plame’s “Undercover.” Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Indianapolis, IN (Presented Online due to Covid-19).

Park-Ozee, D. (2020). The everyday language of necropolitics: Theorizing necropolitics beyond the material. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Indianapolis, IN (Presented Online due to Covid-19).

Jarvis, S. E., Albertson, B., Holt, T. & Park-Ozee, D. (2019). What does rigged mean? Partisan vs. widely shared perceptions of threats to elections. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Securing Elections workshop, Washington D.C.

Jarvis, S. E. & Park-Ozee, D. (2019). The power of crowds: Rally size and coverage of presidential elections (1948-2020). Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Park-Ozee, D. (2019). Put it in writing: Editorial policy and procedural responses to the 2016 presidential campaign. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Political Communication preconference, Washington DC.

Park-Ozee, D. (2019). Sanders in March and Trump in November: A test of populist ideology as an explanatory mechanism for cross-party vote switching. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.  Political Communication Top Student Paper Panel.

Park-Ozee, D. (2019). The year of the missing woman: An analysis of women as sources and subjects in 2018 midterm campaign coverage by Texas newspapers. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Park-Ozee, D. & Coe, K. (2019). (In)Civility and the modern presidency: Presidential constructions of a complex idea. Paper presented at the National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Summer Conference on Argumentation, Snowbird, UT.

Coe, K. & Park-Ozee, D. (2018). Incivility and the modern presidency: Empirical and normative considerations. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Park-Ozee, D. (2018). “Army or not, I will always be black”: Analyzing discursive transformations and intersecting identities in #VeteransforKaepernick. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Park-Ozee, D. (2018). Digitizing press-state relations: A comparative test of the indexing hypothesis using digital Fox News and Huffington Post coverage of the North Korean nuclear crisis. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Park-Ozee, D. (2018). Indexing in a changing mediascape: Insights into history, terminology, theory, and method. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Park-Ozee, D. (2018). Modeling Roosevelt’s address: Using digital methods to supplement rhetorical findings. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association annual meeting, Santa Clara, CA.

Park-Ozee, D. (2018). The mystery of white violence: Comparing racial assertions, implications, and presumptions in Orlando and Las Vegas. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Agee, A., Park-Ozee, D. & Blumling, A. (2017). Networked argumentation via collective rhetorics at the Women’s March on the Utah State Capitol and the Women’s March on Washington. Paper presented at the National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Summer Conference on Argumentation, Snowbird, UT.

Park-Ozee, D. (2017). Shakespeare’s The Tempest as a colonial artifact: Resisting and reframing the western canon. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Park-Ozee, D. & Jordan, J. (2017). When do perpetrators count: A longitudinal analysis of news framing of deceased mass shooters. Paper presented at the National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Summer Conference on Argumentation, Snowbird, UT.

Journal Articles

Park-Ozee, D., & Jarvis, S. E. (In Press). What does rigged mean? Partisan and widely shared perceptions of threats to elections. American Behavioral Scientist. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0002764220979777

Coe, K., Kuttner, P. J., Pokharel, M., Park-Ozee, D. & McKasy, M. (2020). The “discourse of derision” in news coverage of education: A mixed methods analysis of an emerging frame. American Journal of Education, 126(3), 423–445. https://doi.org/10.1086/708251

Coe, K., & Park-Ozee, D. (2020). Uncivil name-calling in the U.S. presidency, 1933-2018. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 50(2), 264–285. https://doi.org/10.1111/psq.12619

Park-Ozee, D. (2019). Satire: An explication. Humor, 32(4), 585–604. https://doi.org/10.1515/humor-2018-0009

Book Chapters

Park-Ozee, D. & Coe, K. (2021). (In)Civility and the modern presidency: Presidential constructions of a complex idea. In D. Hample (Ed.), Local Theories of Argument. Taylor & Francis.

Park, S. M., & Park-Ozee, D. (2020). Research, teaching and service: Gendered divisions of labor in academe. In N. Niemi & M. Weaver-Hightower (Eds.), International Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education (pp. 375–395). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119257639.ch19

Agee, A., Park-Ozee, D. & Blumling, A. (2019). Networked argumentation via collective rhetorics at the Women’s March on the Utah State Capitol and the Women’s March on Washington. In C. Winkler (Ed.), Networked Argumentation (pp. 230–235). Routledge.

Park-Ozee, D. & Jordan, J. (2019). When do perpetrators count: A longitudinal analysis of news framing of deceased mass shooters. In C. Winkler (Ed.), Networked Argumentation (pp. 128–133). Routledge.

2020 - Inaugural INSPIRE (Investing in Student Projects for Inclusion and Representation) Award, American Political Science Association

2020 - Clock Award Nomination, Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Texas at Austin

2018-2023 - Donald D. Harrington Doctoral Fellow, Graduate School, University of Texas, Austin

2018 - Graduate Student Publishing Award, Department of Communication, University of Utah

2017 - Graduate Student Service Award, Department of Communication, University of Utah