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.
November 22, 2019
Researcher Advises Public to Reevaluate Trust in ‘Trusted Systems’
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.