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Experts/Analysts

The following individuals are available for media interviews and public appearances.

 

Dr. Aldoory publishes in the areas of health communication, public relations and mass media. She has served as advisor to the National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Aldoory is the author of several articles and co-editor of The Gender Challenge to Media: Diverse Voices from the Field.

Particular areas of interest include: Health Campaigns for Women, Disparities in Health Communication, and Public Relations as a Gendered Profession.

  Contact Dr. Aldoory at 301-405-6528; laldoory@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Kendall is a nationally known expert on American political campaign communication, particularly the interaction of candidates and the media. She is the author/editor of Communication in the Presidential Primaries: Candidates and the Media, 1912-2000 and Presidential Campaign Discourse: Strategic Communication Problems.

Particular areas of interest include: Presidential Primaries, Presidential Debates, Media & Politics.

  Contact Dr. Kendall at 301-405-6525; kkendall@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Khamis's areas of teaching and research interest include: Public Relations, Advertising, Public Opinion, Audience Research, Mass Media Campaigns, Gender and Media Studies, Women's Media Images and Portrayals, Mass Media and National Development, Ethnographic Media Studies, as well as International and Intercultural Communication.

Sahar Khamis

  Contact Dr. Khamis at 301-405-0864; skhamis@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Klumpp is the former president of the American Forensic Association and editor of Argumentation & Advocacy. He is an internationally recognized scholar of debate, argumentation, and the role of public speaking in leadership and in social change. His current research concentrates on rituals of governance, the quality of discourse in the American public sphere, and the history of American political speaking.

Particular areas of interest include: History of American Public Speaking and Speeches, Social Movements and Civic Activism in American Reform, and the Quality of Discourse in the American Public Sphere.

  Contact Dr. Klumpp at 301-405-6520; jklumpp@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Maddux is a rhetorical critic with particular interests in religious and gendered rhetorics in both contemporary and historical American contexts. Her current project interrogates popular Christian-themed media texts with respect to their constructions of gender and civic responsibility.

Particular areas of interest include: Feminism & Religion, Christian-themed Media, & Civic Responsibility.

  Contact Dr. Maddux at 301-405-6533; klmaddux@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Parry-Giles serves as director of the Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership. She is the author of The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda, and the Cold War, 1945-1955 and the co-author of Constructing Clinton: Hyperreality and Presidential Image-Making in Postmodern Politics and The Prime-Time Presidency: The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism.

Particular areas of interest include: Presidential Rhetoric & Debates, First Ladies & the Media Coverage of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Government Wartime Propaganda.

  Contact Dr. Parry-Giles at 301-405-6527; spg@umd.edu
 
 

Dr. Parry-Giles is a former political consultant who publishes in the area of political and legal communication. He is co-author of Constructing Clinton: Hyperreality and Presidential Image-Making in Postmodern Politics and The Prime-Time Presidency: The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism. He is also the author of The Character of Justice: Rhetoric, Law, and Politics in the Supreme Court Confirmation Process.

To see Dr. Parry-Giles' full CV, click here.

Particular areas of interest include: Political Strategy & Advertising, The Presidential Rhetoric of Bill Clinton, Supreme Court Confirmations.

  Contact Dr. Parry-Giles at 301-405-8947; tpg@umd.edu

 
Books by CPCCL Experts
   
The Gender Challenge to Media
Co-editor: Linda Aldoory
  Communication in Presidential Primaries
Author: Kathleen E. Kendall
  Presidential Campaign Discourse
Editor: Kathleen E. Kendall
 
   
Making Sense of Political Ideology
Co-author: James Klumpp
 

The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda,

and the Cold War, 1945-1955
Author: Shawn J. Parry-Giles

 

Constructing Clinton: Hyperreality

and Presidential Image-Making in

Postmodern Politics
Co-authors: Shawn J. Parry-Giles &

Trevor Parry-Giles

 
   

The Prime-Time Presidency:

The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism
Co-authors: Trevor Parry-Giles &

Shawn J. Parry-Giles

 

The Character of Justice: Rhetoric, Law,

and Politics in the Supreme Court

Confirmation Process
Author: Trevor Parry-Giles


 

Public Address and Moral Judgment:

Critical Studies in Ethical Tensions

Co-editors: Shawn J. Parry-Giles &

Trevor Parry-Giles

 
       

Islam dot Com: Contemporary Islamic

Discourses in Cyberspace
Co-authors: Mohammed el-Nawawy &

Sahar Khamis

 


   
 
 
 
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