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Kevin D. Kuswa
Department of English Language and Literature
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Rhetoric and Cultural Studies
Recently Taught Courses
Public Communication and Argumentation and Debate
Current Research Projects
Research interests include argumentation and critical pedagogy, critical security studies, cultural studies, and the impacts of globalization.
- Kuswa, Kevin D. & Sublett, Cameron (2016). Argumentation and Critical Thought: An Introduction to Advocacy, Reasoning, and Rhetorical Analysis. Revised Preliminary Edition, ISBN: 978-1-63487-528-8, San Diego, CA: Cognella Press.
- Kuswa, Kevin D. & Ayotte, Kevin. “Chapter 5: Wor(l)ds on Fire: Postcolonial Rhetorics of Violence,” in Ed. Schwartz-Dupre, Communicating Colonialism: Readings on Postcolonial Theory(s) and Communication (Peter Lang. New York, New York: 2014; pp104-127).
- Greene, Ronald Walter & Kuswa Kevin Douglas. “‘From the Arab Spring to Athens, From Occupy Wall Street to Moscow:’ Regional Accents and the Rhetorical Cartography of Power.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 42:3, special issue on Regional Rhetorics, ed. J. Rice. (June, 2012) pp. 271-288.
- Kuswa, Kevin D. “Switch-Side Debate Exercise,” Contemporary Argumentation and Debate v32 (2011), pp85-91.
He has a background in debate and forensics and brings that practical experience to the classroom.