Graduate Faculty


Rhetorical Studies Graduate Faculty

Jeff D. Bass, Professor of Communication Studies,(Ph. D., University of Iowa), Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, History and Criticism of American and British Public Address

Richard E. Edwards, Professor of Communication Studies (Ph. D., University of Iowa), Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Argumentation and Public Policy

William B. English, Division Head, Communication Studies & Professor of Communication Studies, (Ph. D., University of Oklahoma), Persuasion, History and Criticism of American and British Public Address

Matthew G. Gerber, Director of Debate & Associate Professor of Communication Studies, (Ph.D., University of Kansas), Rhetoric, Media & Culture; Public Discourse and Foreign Policy

Leslie A. Hahner, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

(Ph.D., University of Iowa), Visual Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory, Feminist Criticism

Martin J. Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication

(Ph.D., Penn State University), Presidential Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Religious Communication

Sam Perry, Assistant Professor, Honors College and Baylor Interdisciplinary Core

(Ph.D., Georgia State University), Public Communication, Public Address, Visual Rhetoric

Scott J. Varda, Associate Director of Debate & Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, (Ph.D., University of Iowa), Rhetorical Criticism & Theory, Foreign Policy, Political Rhetoric


Interpersonal/Organizational Studies Graduate Faculty

Blair W. Browning, Associate Professor of Communication

(Ph.D., Texas A&M University), Organizational Studies

Lacy McNamee, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

(Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin), Organizational Studies

Mark T. Morman, Director of Graduate Studies & Professor of Communication Studies

(Ph.D., University of Kansas), Interpersonal and Family Communication, Health Communication

David W. Schlueter, Department Chair & Professor of Communication Studies

(Ph. D., University of Missouri-Columbia), Organizational Studies

Ashley K. Barrett, Lecturer, (Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin), Organizational Studies, Communication & Technology, Healthcare Communication