Timothy Barney
Associate Professor
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Awards

Honorary Inductee, Phi Belta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, April 2017.

Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, National Communication Association, 2013.

Dissertation of the Year, Critical and Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association, 2012.

Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Society for the History of Rhetoric, 2012.

Lynda Lee Kaid Outstanding Dissertation Award, Political Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2012.

Wrage-Baskerville Award, National Communication Association, Public Address Division, November 2011 (for top paper submission in Public Address).

Charles Richardson Award, Department of Communication, University of Maryland, May 2010 (for the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the department).

Outstanding Service Award, Department of Communication, University of Maryland, May 2010.

Recipient, 2010 Centennial Scholarship Award, Eastern Communication Association, April 2010 (given to one Ph.D. student annually for dissertation research).

Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, May 2010.

Co-Recipient, 2010 Civic Engagement Grant, Coalition for Civic Engagement and Leadership and the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, November 2009.

Department of Communication Outstanding Research Paper Award, University of Maryland, May 2008 and May 2009 (for best submitted, student-authored research essay of the academic year).

Raymond Ehrensberger Award, Department of Communication, University of Maryland, May 2007 (for the most outstanding M.A. student in the department).

Department of Communication Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Maryland, April 2006.

Presentations

Barney, Timothy. “The Rhetorical Lives of Cold War Maps.” Featured Speaker, U.S.S. Midway Teachers Institute on the Cold War, San Diego, July 2016.
 
Barney, Timothy. “The Rhetorical Lives of Cold War Maps.” Featured Speaker, Visual Learning Conference, Budapest, November 2015.

Barney, Timothy. “The Rhetorical Lives of Cold War Maps.” An invited lecture at the biannual conference on cartography by the Library of Congress, entitled “From Terra to Terrabytes: The History of Cartography in the 20th Century and Beyond.” May 2014.

Barney, Timothy. “A More Perfect European Union?: Space, Time, and the Transnational Networks of the EU’s Embassy Open House in Washington, D.C.” A paper presentation at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, April 2013 (Top Papers in Rhetoric and Public Address).
Barney, Timothy. "Gulag Slavery, Inc.: The Power of Place and the Rhetorical Life of a Cold War Map." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, November 2011 (Top Paper in Public Address Division).
Barney, Timothy. "American Projector: S.W. Boggs and the Cartographic Vision of the State Department in the Early Cold War." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, April 2011.
Barney, Timothy. "'Missiles as Missives': The Radical Cartography of William Bunge's Nuclear War Atlas." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, November 2009.
Barney, Timothy. "'A Tale of Two Vaclavs': Rhetorical History and the Concept of 'Return' in Postcommunist Czech Leadership." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, April 2009 (Top Papers in Rhetoric and Public Address).
Professional Experience
Copywriter, Mack/Crounse Strategic Communications (Election Cycles 2006, 2007, and 2008)
Publications
Books

Barney, Timothy. Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the Framing of America's International Power. University of North Carolina Press, December 2014.

Articles

Barney, Timothy. “Criticism on the Map.” Review of Communication 16, Special Issue: Rhetorical Criticism’s Multitudes (2016): 80-82.

Barney, Timothy. “Citizen Havel and the Construction of Czech Presidentiality.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 101 (2015): 585-611.

Barney, Timothy. "'A Tale of Two Vaclavs': Rhetorical History and the Concept of 'Return' in Post-Communist Czech Leadership." Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Special Issue: Rhetorics of '1989' and After: Rhetorical Archaeologies of Political Transition, 18 (2015): 109-134.

Barney, Timothy. "The Peters Projection and the Latitude and Longitude of Re-Colonization." Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 7, no. 2 (2014): 103-126.

Barney, Timothy. "'Gulag--Slavery, Inc.': The Power of Place and the Rhetorical Life of a Cold War Map." Rhetoric & Public Affairs 16, no. 2 (2013): 250-84.

Barney, Timothy. "Richard Edes Harrison and the Cartographic Perspective of Modern Internationalism." Rhetoric & Public Affairs 15 (2012): 397–434.

Barney, Timothy. "Power Lines: The Rhetoric of Maps as Social Change in the Post-Cold War Landscape." Quarterly Journal of Speech 95 (2009): 412-34.

Barney, Timothy. "When We Was Red: Good Bye Lenin! and Nostalgia for the 'Everyday GDR.'" Communication & Critical/Cultural Studies 6 (2009): 132-51.

Barney, Tim. "Adlai E. Stevenson, 'A New America,' Acceptance Address at the Democratic National Convention (17 August 1956)." Voices of Democracy 3 (2008): 182-204.

Barney, Tim. "Celebrity, Spectacle, and the Conspiracy Culture of Election 2000." American Behavioral Scientist 144 (2001): 2331-337.

Chapters

Barney, Timothy. “The Rhetorical Lives of (Cold War) Maps.” In In the Beginning Was the Image: The Omnipresence of Pictures, Visual Learning Series, eds. Andrew Bender and Agnes Veszelszki, 83-90. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2016.


Education
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park 2011
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park 2007
B.S., Emerson College 2002
Contact Information
(804) 287-6383
(804) 287-6946 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Visual rhetoric
Internationalism
Discourses of space and place
Cold War public address
Eastern European political culture