Shawn J. Parry-Giles is professor of Rhetoric and Political Culture in the Department
of Communication and the director of the Center for Political Communication and Civic
Leadership at the University of Maryland.
Parry-Giles' research centers on the study of rhetoric and politics, with a focus
on the study of the presidency. She is the author or co-author of three books: The Prime-Time Presidency: The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism (with Trevor Parry-Giles), Constructing Clinton (with Trevor Parry-Giles), and The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda, and the Cold War, 1945-1955 (Designated as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2002). She also is the co-editor
of two books: Public Address and Moral Judgment: Critical Studies in Ethical Tensions (with Trevor Parry-Giles) and The Handbook of Rhetoric and Public Address (with J. Michael Hogan).
She has also published in such journals as Communication Monographs, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Journal of Communication, Journal of Language and Politics, Political Communication, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, and the Quarterly Journal of Speech. In addition, Parry-Giles is the co-editor of an NEH-funded project and on-line journal
entitled the Voices of Democracy: The U.S. Oratory Project (with J. Michael Hogan).
Dissertations in Rhetoric
and Public Address
The Public Address Conference