Dan O'Rourke, Faculty, Department of Communication Studies, Ashland University

Dr. Dan O'Rourke

Associate Professor
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
328
Phone: 
419.289.5141

Bio

Dan O'Rourke is an associate professor who joined the Ashland University faculty in 1994. His research interests include the rhetoric of popular culture and the rhetoric of sport. In 2003, Dr. O’Rourke co-edited “Case Studies in Sport Communication” with Dr. Robert Brown. He has also written on subjects as diverse as "Spider-Man," “Theodore Roosevelt" and "Irony after 9/11." His primary teaching areas include: Introduction to Human Communication, Argumentation and Public Speaking. Dr. O’Rourke earned a M.A. from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.

Education

Ph.D., Rhetoric & Public Address, Purdue University
M.A., Rhetoric & Public Add, Bowling Green State University
B.A., Speech Communication, Youngstown State University

I work in...

A broad field that encompasses Strategic Communication, Sport Communication and Public Relations. The field of Communication Studies involves all aspects of human interaction in all contexts including organizational, sports, family, small group, mass and mediated,... Read More

Events

Sep
26
A dinner theater based in sixteenth-century England, the Madrigal Feaste...Read more
Sep
28
The Mental Health and Recovery Board and Ashland Center for...Read more
Oct
8
This Naturlist on Duty program will focus on observation and...Read more