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David Henry, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor
Department(s): Communication Studies
Email: david.henry@unlv.edu


Professor Henry (Ph.D., Indiana University) teaches courses in political communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, persuasion, and argumentation. He is past editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech (2005-07) and the Western Journal of Communication (2000-02), and he served as executive director of the Rhetoric Society of America (2003-08). His research is in the critical analysis of political speech, with emphasis on presidential rhetoric, social movements, and nuclear culture.