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J. Michael Hogan

J. Michael Hogan

Edwin Erle Sparks Professor Emeritus of Rhetoric

Visiting Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at Davidson College

211 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

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  1. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975
  2. M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1977
  3. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983

J. Michael Hogan studies the character and quality of public deliberation through foreign policy and presidential rhetoric. His specific interests include political campaigns and social movements, foreign policy debates, presidential rhetoric, and public opinion. He has published numerous books, such as The Panama Canal in American Politics, The Nuclear Freeze Campaign, and The Handbook of Rhetoric and Public Address. Professor Hogan has taught persuasion and propaganda, rhetoric and public controversy, studies in public address, historical criticism, rhetorical criticism, and political communication and media. He received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communication Association, the Douglas Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award, the Golden Anniversary Prize Book Award, and the Winans—Wichelans Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address.