Dr. Bruce Loebs to Retire
Please join the Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion in wishing Dr. Bruce Loebs a happy retirement and celebrating the end of a wonderful semester.
Dr. Loebs came to ISU as Department Chair in 1969, and held that position for 36 years (an ISU record). He established a strong debate culture, world-class rhetoric program, and many innovative courses - including the always popular Rhetoric of Hitler and Churchill.
CMP Professors Make National Impacts
Dr. Jasun Carr's research was highlighted in The Daily Beast article "When it comes to the news, who can you trust?" Dr. Carr was also interviewed for the article, and spoke candidly about his views on the current media landscape.
New Course Being Offered in Fall 2015
The Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion is proud to announce a new course which will fulfill Objective 8 of the General Education requirements. "Media Literacy" will explore the different media outlets, data, and information that we navigate on a daily basis, and provide students the tools to critically evaluate and engage with each.
Graduate Student Research Highlight
Angeline Underwood's paper Sex With a Sandwich was accepted at the 2015 Visual Communication Conference to be held this summer in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Angeline is an MA student in our CMP program and also an instructor in our program.
The Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion offers an extensive array of programs, subdivided in to four broad areas of speciality:
The new James E. Rogers Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion is an integration of the Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies. The four emphases have been completely redesigned, as reflected in the 2014-2015 catalog, and offer a solid theoretical foundation as well as relevant technical skill development to everyone who studies in our program.