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Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.A., University of Illinois
B.S., Indiana State University
Primary interest in rhetorical criticism and message analysis, persuasion, the rhetoric of social protest, and interviewing.
Representative PublicationsInterviewing: Principles and Practices, McGraw-Hill, 2008, 12th ed.Persuasion and Social Movements, Waveland, 2007, 5th edition."The Master Conspiracy of the John Birch Society: From Communism to the New World Order," Western Journal of Communication, 66 (Fall 2002), 424-447."The Evolution of a Revolution: Stokely Carmichael and the Rhetoric of Black Power," Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1997.Explorations in Rhetorical Criticism, Pennsylvania State University, 1973.