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

Dr. Dan O'Rourke

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

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 1994
  • Primary teaching areas include: Introduction to Human Communication, Argumentation and Public Speaking
  • Research interests include the rhetoric of popular culture and the rhetoric of sport
  • Co-edited “Case Studies in Sport Communication” with Dr. Robert Brown
  • Written on subjects as diverse as "Spider-Man," “Theodore Roosevelt" and "Irony after 9/11”

Education

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

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

Feb
21
Robert Olmstead is an award winning fiction writer and educator...Read more
Feb
27
Elissa Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe...Read more
Feb
28
Thinking about an MFA? Come chat with the Administrative Director...Read more
Mar
19
Talk from Dr. Barb Schmidt-Rinehart and Foreign Language Honors Reception...Read more