Ph.D., Kent State University, 1990
Research Interests: History and Criticism of Public Address, The Rhetoric's of Art, Music and Popular Culture, Movement Studies, Rhetorical Epistemology
Current Research Projects: The Rhetoric of the Motorcyclists' Rights movement; "From 'On the Beach' to 'The Day After': The Nuclear Holocaust Genre"; "The Rhetoric of the Tea Party Movement" "Competing Ideologies of the Vietnam Era: Voices from the Cultural Divide"
Teaching Interests: Criticism of Public Discourse, Rhetorical Theory, Political Rhetoric, American Popular Culture, High Impact Speaking, Freedom of Speech, Public Speaking, Propaganda
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
National Communication Association
Central States Communication Association