May 1, 2020
In February, the Texas A&M Team Rhetoric Conference started important conversations around the increasingly urgent global climate crisis. Climate change is expected to be a dominant source of disruption in the next decade and the goal is to start conversations while there is still time to create change.
February 11, 2020
When research and politics collide – Jennifer Mercieca’s new book explains how the U.S. created a ‘Demagogue for President’
In Demagogue for President, Jennifer Mercieca outlines six rhetorical strategies used by Donald Trump to win the presidency. Trump took advantage of existing polarization and made expert use of rhetorical strategies to divide, attack and rally his base while intimidating opponents.
January 13, 2020
The Grimes County Photovoice project is a collaboration of Department of Communication faculty with different areas of expertise with the goal of improving community health for rural residents.
November 22, 2019
Researcher Patrick Burkart said his goal is to prompt Aggies – and everyone in a leadership position – to critically evaluate the public trust in modern 'trusted systems' that subject consumers' personal data to hacking.
November 8, 2019
Dr. Tasha Dubriwny is one of four professors honored with the Glasscock Internal Faculty Residential Fellowship for the 2019-2020 school year. Dubriwny credits the fellowship with advancing her research into contemporary reproductive rights rhetoric.
September 12, 2019
The rise of social media in the past decade has created a more efficient way to identify disease outbreak through media platforms such as Twitter. Texas A&M health communication expert Dr. Lu Tang and her team work together to identify health behaviors, beliefs and attitudes on social media during disease outbreaks.
July 7, 2019
Johanna Dunaway, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, found that the size of smartphone screens can affect how well consumers understand information from video news.
May 29, 2019
For decades, black characters in horror movies were objects of ridicule, died first or played evil Voodoo practitioners. But now we're seeing a wave of films created by blacks and starring blacks.
May 2, 2019
Social media in China, increasingly one of the most censored countries in the world, is flourishing. Professor Cara Wallis shares how Chinese social media looks different than people might think.
March 19, 2019
Michael Cohen wants you to know that throwing your kid a ball doesn't make you a Red Sox pitcher. So he told lies, he says, but that doesn't make him a liar. A rhetoric scholar dissects his argument.