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Faculty: Garth Pauley

Garth PauleyGarth Pauley, associate professor of communication arts and sciences
DeVos Communication Center 269

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Educational background

  • BA - Trinity University, speech communication, 1993
  • MA - Texas A&M University, speech communication, 1995
  • PhD - The Pennsylvania State University, speech communication, 1999

Research/academic interests

the rhetoric of the American civil rights movement, American political rhetoric on civil rights issues, colonial era American sermons

Selected publications

Pauley, Garth E. Lyndon Johnson’s American Promise: The Voting Rights Address.  College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2007.

Pauley, Garth E. The Modern Presidency and Civil Rights: Rhetoric on Race from Roosevelt to Nixon.  College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001.

Pauley, Garth E. “The Genesis of a Rhetorical Commitment: Lyndon B. Johnson, Civil Rights, and the Vice Presidency,” in Civil Rights Rhetoric and the American Presidency, ed. James A. Aune and Enrique D. Rigsby (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2005), 155-97.

Additional information

Read a profile of Garth Pauley on Calvin News and Stories

Associate editor of American Communication Journal since 2005.

Read Garth Pauley's statement on faith and learning.

Curriculum vitae

Download Garth Pauley's professional curriculum vitae.