Dr. Scott M. Welsh

Office Hours:

  • Monday & Friday 11:00am-12:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday 4:00pm-5:00pm

Education: 

  • Ph.D., Communication and Culture, Indiana Univeristy (2007).
  • M.A., Communication and Culture, Indiana University (2000).
  • B.A., Communication and Philosophy, Taylor University (1996).

Teaching Specialties: 

  • Rhetorical Theory 
  • History of Rhetoric 
  • Rhetoric and Democracy 
  • American Public Address

Professional Affiliations or Organizations: 

  • National Communication Association 
  • Rhetoric Society of America

Research Interests: 

  • Rhetoric in Democracy
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Contemporary American Political Discourse
  • Rhetoric and American Pragmatism

Publications: 

Book 

Articles 

  • Welsh, Scott. "Giving Way on One's Desire: Response to Fuller." Philosophy & Rhetoric 46, No 1 (2013): 114-121.

  • Welsh, Scott. "Coming to Terms with the Antagonism Between Rhetorical Reflection and Political Agency." Philosophy & Rhetoric 45, No 1 (2012): 1-23.
  • Welsh, Scott. "Deliberative Democracy and the Rhetorical Production of Political Culture." Rhetoric and Public Affairs 5, no. 4 (2002): 679-708.

Courses Taught: 

  • COM 1200: Foundations of Human Communication
  • COM 3120: Rhetoric and Religious Discourse
  • COM 3155: Persuasion
  • Com 3929: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
Title: Chair & Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2607

Office address
Walker Hall 143