Mary Stuckey

Mary Stuckey

Sparks Professor, Communication Arts and Sciences
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D.tDepartment of Government and International Relations, University of Notre Dame, 1984.
M.A.tDepartment of Government and International Relations, University of Notre Dame, 1984.
B.A.tDepartment of Political Science, University of California-Davis, Honors, 1981.

Professional Bio

Mary E. Stuckey specializes in political and presidential rhetoric, political communication, and American Indian politics. She is the author, editor, or co-editor of twelve books and author or coauthor of roughly 80 essays and book chapters. She has received the Michael M. Osborn Teacher/Scholar Award, the Rose B. Johnson Award (with Zoe Hess-Carney), the Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award, the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, and the inaugural Carl Couch Center, Bruce E. Gronbeck Political Communication Award. She has served as editor of the Southern Communication Journal and as book review editor for Rhetoric and Public Affairs. She is Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech. She currently co-edits (with Mitchell McKinney) Peter Lang’s series, The Frontiers of Political Communication. She received the John Sisco Teaching Award from the Southern States Communication Association, the Pi Sigma Alpha Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association, and the Elsie M. Hood Teaching Award from the University of Mississippi. Her current book project is on the rhetoric of political change. Professor Stuckey teaches courses in Media and Political Communication (CAS 530), Persuasion and Propaganda, and American Public Address.