David A. Bobbitt

David A. Bobbitt leaning against bench in campus quad

Associate Professor of Communication. 
B.S. (Economics) University of Tennessee 1976; M.A. (Media and Film Studies) Memphis State University 1986; M.A. (Cultural Studies) University of Iowa 1988; Ph.D. (Rhetorical Theory and Criticism) Louisiana State University 1992.


My primary interests include media/film theory and criticism, cultural studies, rhetorical theory and criticism, American public discourse, and philosophy of communication. Tate 225B.

My teaching and research interests are in media/film studies, cultural studies, rhetorical theory and criticism, American public discourse, and philosophy of communication.

I have published articles in the Journal of Communication and Religion, the Florida Communication Journal, Media Fields Journal, and The Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics.

My book, The Rhetoric of Redemption: Kenneth Burke's Redemption Drama and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech was published by Rowman & Littlefield as part of their Communication, Media, and Politics series.

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