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Christopher Swift

  • Part-Time Instructor


  • PhD Northwestern University


Christopher Swift teaches courses in rhetoric and media with a focus on how our ideas and practices of communication have been transformed by larger historical and cultural forces. His research examines the relationship between philosophical writing and public discourse. 

Courses Taught

  • COMMRC 0320 Mass Communication and Society


  • “Herbert Marcuse on the New Left: Dialectic and Rhetoric.” Peer-reviewed paper in Rhetoric Society Quarterly 40.2 (2010): 146–71.
  • “Academic Engagement.” Invited forum response in Quarterly Journal of Speech 96.4 (2010): 443–49.