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Joe Sery

Honors Program - Department of Communication


Joseph Sery

Assistant Professor

Luter Hall 263
(757) 594-0720
joseph.sery@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in Rhetoric and Communication, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA in Rhetoric and Communication, University of Pittsburgh
  • BA in Philosophy and Communication, St. Johns University

Teaching

Rhetorical Theory, First Amendment, Rhetoric of Social Movements, Philosophy of Communication, Argumentation, Rhetoric and Medicine

Research

Rhetoric of inquiry (particularly law, science/medicine, economics, and philosophy), American public address, pragmatism, classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, First Amendment

  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2019). Using the Judiciary: Campaigns, Ideology, and the Constitutive Function of Law. Purdue University Press.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2018). A Tale of Two Paranoids: A Critical Analysis of the Use of the Paranoid Style by Donald Trump and Viktor Orban. Secrecy and Society. Volume, 1. Issue, 2. Pages, 47.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). Law, Invention, and the Literary Imagination: Toward a Rhetorical Understanding of Martha Nussbaum’s “Poet-Judge”. Communication Law Review. Volume, 17. Issue, 1. Pages, 22.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017). Richard Posner and the Rhetoric of (Economic) Common Sense. Communication Law Review. Volume, 16. Issue, 1. Pages, 1-23.
  • Joseph Sery, ""Crafting Credibility: The Confirmation Hearings of Justices Thomas and Kavanaugh"," Sponsored by Center for C-SPAN Scholarship and Engagement
  • Joseph Sery, "“Using the Judiciary: Campaigns, Ideology, and the Constitutive Function of Law," Sponsored by Center for C-SPAN Scholarship and Engagement
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