Stein, K. A., & Benoit, W. L. (in press). Character assassination on Judge Brett Kavanaugh in his 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Journal of Applied Social Theory.

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., & Challis, A. T. (in press). "She's a princess and I'm a pile of crap": Retroactive apologia and the Tonya Harding Olympic debacle. In J. N. Rosen (Ed.), The circus is in town: Celebrity athletes and the nature of scandal. University of Mississippi Press. 

Ostrowsky, M. K., & Stein, K. A. (in press). "They executed better than we did": Image repair strategies used by athletes who lost big games. Journal of Sports Media.

Barton, M. H., Stein, K. A., & Church, S. H. (2020). "The disruptive power of memes: The carnivalesque and Kevin Spacey's place in the Weinstein moment. Relevant Rhetoric, 2, 1-21.
Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2019). The "Easter egg" syllabus: Using hidden content to engage online and blended classroom learners. Communication Teacher. Doi: 10.1080/17404622.2019.1575440.

Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2019). "I'm sorry you interpreted my behavior the way you did": Toward a new understanding of the nuances of mortification. Western Journal of Communication, 83(2), 252-264. 

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., & Paul, W. B. (2017). 140 characters to say I hate you: Melissa Click, racism, and the media circus at Mizzou. Relevant Rhetoric, 8, 1-15.

Barton, M. H., & Stein, K. A. (2017). Diabetes, patient care & compliance: The role of message design in doctor-patient interactions. The Pennsylvania Communication Annual, 73, 11-26.

Barton, M. H., & Stein, K. A. (2016). Listening to unheard voices: Nurses' communication experiences with the NRS Pain Scale. Discourse: The Journal of the Speech Communication Association of South Dakota 3, 39-50

Stein, K. A., & Ostrowsky, M. K. (2016). "Taco the Puppy is super sick": Student excuses as a unique form of apologia rhetoric. Relevant Rhetoric, 7, 1-19

Benoit, W. L., Tenzek, K. E., Allen, M., Burrell, N. A., Chattopadhyay, S., Cherry, K., Comeau, T. O., Daulton-Fannin, A., Hansen, G. J., Jergens, R., Piazza, J., Prentice, C., & Stein, K. A. (2014). Evaluation of accounts: A meta-analysis. In N. A. Burrell, B. M. Gayle, & R. W. Preiss's Managing interpersonal conflict: Advances in meta-analysis (pp. 284-296).

Barton, M. H., & Stein, K. A. (2014). "Yeah, there's an app for that": Using mobile application in public speaking instruction. In Joan E. Aitken's (Ed.). Cases on communication technology for second language acquisition and cultural learning (pp. 9-13). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., Ault, M. K., & Briscoe, J. R. (2013). Apologist-in-Chief?: Newspaper kategoria and antapologia following Barack Obama’s “Global Apology Tour.” Iowa Journal of Communication, 45.

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., & Turman, P. D. (2013). In the dark at Texas Tech: News coverage involving the image repair discourse of Mike Leach and Adam James. In J. R. Blaney, L. R. Lippert, & J. S. Smith (Eds.) Repairing the athlete’s image. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield).

Husselbee, L. P., & Stein, K. A. (2012). In the rough: Tiger Woods’ apology and journalistic antapologia. Journal of Sports Media, 7(1).

Benoit, W. L., Hemmer, K., & Stein, K. A. (2011). New York Times’ coverage of American presidential primary campaigns, 1952-2004. Human Communication, 13(4), 259-280.

Stein, K. A. (2010). Jewish antapologia in response to Mel Gibson’s multiple attempts at absolution. Relevant Rhetoric: A New Journal of Rhetorical Studies, 1, 1-14.

Benoit, W. L., & Stein, K. A. (2009). The pope looks forward as he looks back: An analysis of political cartoons during the Catholic sexual abuse scandal. In J. R. Blaney & J. P. Zompetti (Eds). The Rhetoric of John Paul. Lantham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Turman, P. D., Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2008). The voice of the fan: Apologia, antapologia, and the 2006 World Cup Controversy. In L. W. Hugenberg, P. M. Haridakif, & A. C. Earnheardt, A. C. (Eds.). Media and Mediated Sport Fans, Oxford University Press.

Stein, K. A. (2008). Apologia, antapologia and the 1960 Soviet U-2 incident. Communication Studies, 59, 19-34.

Stein, K. A., Larson, S., & Grady, L. A. (2007). Antapologia arguments during the hurricane Katrina disaster. Published in the Conference Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation.

Benoit, W. L., Stein, K. A., McHale, J. P., Chattopadhyay, S., Verser, R., & Price, S. (2007). Bush versus Kerry: A Functional Analysis of Campaign 2004. New York: Peter Lang.

Benoit, W. L., Hansen, G. J., & Stein K. (2007). News coverage of presidential primary debates. In J. Muir, L. Gring-Pemble, T. Robertson, & T. Sheckels (Eds). Readings on political communication. University Park, PA: Strata. (reprint of Benoit, Hansen, & Stein, 2004).

Stein, K. A. (2005). Success stories told by incumbent presidential candidates in television spots, 1956-2000. Public Relations Review, 31, 285-287.

Benoit, W. L. & Stein, K. A. (2005). A functional analysis of presidential direct mail advertising. Communication Studies, 56, 203-225.

Benoit, W. L., Stein, K. A., & Hansen, G. J. (2005). New York Times’ Coverage of Presidential Campaigns. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 82, 356-376.

Stein, K. A. (2004). Points of stasis in the 1960 and 2000 presidential debates. Speaker and Gavel, 41, 52-61.

Benoit, W. L., Hansen, G. J., & Stein, K. A. (2004). Newspaper coverage of presidential primary debates. Argumentation and Advocacy, 40, 46-58.

Benoit, W. L., Stein, K. A., & Hansen, G. J. (2004). Newspaper coverage of presidential nomination acceptance addresses. Newspaper Research Journal, 25, 83-89.

Benoit, W. L., Stein, K. A., & Hansen, G. J. (2004). Newspaper coverage of presidential debates. Argumentation and Advocacy, 41, 17-27.