Richard Buttny Profile

ProfilesRichard Buttny is a professor of communication and rhetorical studies at Syracuse University.

His research interests include discursive analysis, ethnopolitical discourse, and environmental conflicts.

Sample publications:

Sandel, T.L., Buttny, R. & Varghese, M. (2019). Online exchange across three  contexts: An analysis of culture and technological affordances.  Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 48, 52-71.

Buttny, R. (2018). Commentary on accounts for breaking the silence: An Israeli discourse of dissent. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 13, 17-22.

Buttny, R., & Hashim, A. (2015). Dialogue on ‘1 Malaysia’: The uses of metadiscourse in ethnopolitical accounting. Discourse & Society26(2), 147-164.

Buttny, R., Hashim, A., & Kaur, K. (2013). Ethnopolitical discourse among ordinary Malaysians: Diverging accounts of “the good-old days” in discussing multiculturalism. Text & Talk33(3), 289-309.

Buttny, R. (2003). Multiple voices in talking race: Pakeha reported speech. in the discursive construction of the racial other. In H. van den Berg, M. Wetherell & H. Houtkoop-Steenstra (Eds.), Analyzing race talk: Multidisciplinary perspectives on the research interview (pp. 103-118). Cambridge University Press.

See his web page for more specifics. See description of his Fulbright in Malaysia, already published elsewhere on this site.

Work for CID:

Richard Buttny wrote KC20: Metadiscourse, and described his Fulbright experience. He was one of the participants in the Roundtable on Intercultural Dialogue in Asia, co-sponsored by CID.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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