Thomas R. Burkholder is Assistant Professor of Speech Communication at Southwest Texas State University. His research interests are primarily in nineteenth-century American public address. He has published articles in Communication Studies and the Southern States Communication Journal.
Bonnie J. Dow is Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include the role of rhetoric in social movements, women as political speakers, and feminist criticism of entertainment television.
Edward A. Hinck is currently the Director of Forensics at Central Michigan University. He is working on Enacting the Presidency: Political Argument, Presidential Debates, and Presidential Character, a book to be included in the Praeger Series in Political Communication. He has taught previously at California State University, Fullerton, where he was the Assistant Director of Forensics.
Susan Schultz Huxman is Assistant Professor of Communication in the Elliott School of Communication, The Wichita State University. Her research publications and interests include the rhetoric of apologia, religious movements, and early American public address.
E. Claire Jerry is Assistant Professor of Speech Communication at