Faculty and Staff
Pamela D. Schultz
Professor Comm Studies
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Seidlin Hall 009
Department: Psychology & Communication  
Phone: 607.871.2340  
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Pamela D. Schultz
Education
BA: Communication Arts and English
Oakland University, 1984

MA: Mass Communication
Bowling Green State University, 1986

PhD: Communication
Wayne State University, 1994

Background
Teaching Interests
Public speaking, persuasion, interpersonal communication, public relations, organizational communication, gender communication, communication ethics.

Selected Publications

Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry (2013). (With John Douard). International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine, vol. 53. Springer.

"Revelations and Cardinals’ Sins: Moral Panic over 'Pedophile Priests' in the United States" (2013). In C. Krinsky, ed., The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics. London, UK: Ashgate.

"A Rhetoric of Retribution and Redemption: Burke’s Terms for Order in the Drama of Child Sexual Abuse" (2011). International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 34, 168-176.

"Scapegoating the Sex Offender-the Monstrous Other" (2011). (With J. Douard). In B. K. Schwartz, ed., Handbook of Sex Offender Treatment. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

"Naming, Blaming and Framing: Moral Panic over Child Molesters and Implications for Public Policy" (2008). In C. Krinsky, ed., Moral Panic over Children and Youth. London, UK: Ashgate.

"Not Monsters: Sex Offender as Scapegoat" (2008). (With John Douard). In B. K. Schwartz, ed., The Sex Offender, Vol. VI. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

"Treating Sex Offenders Makes Sense." (2007). In L. Zott (Ed.), Current Controversies: Sex Offenders and Public Policy (pp. 85-89). Garland, TX: Gale Group.

Not Monsters (2007). Japanese translation by Akira Satta. Tokyo: Makino.

Not Monsters: Analyzing the Stories of Child Molesters (2005). New York: Rowman and Littlefield.

A Critical Analysis of the Rhetoric of Child Sexual Abuse (2001). Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press.

"Sex Offender Community Notification Policies: Balancing Privacy and Disclosure" (2000). In S. Petronio, ed., Balancing the Secrets of Private Disclosures. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.



Current Research
Recent research focuses on the moral panic over child sexual abuse and sexual offenders, and its impact on law and public policy.