Mary E. Stuckey is a professor of Communication and Political Science at Georgia State
University. Specializing in political and presidential rhetoric and political communication,
she is also interested in the media and politics, and in American Indian politics.
She is the author, editor, and co-editor of nine books and author and co-author of
more than fifty essays and book chapters. Her most recent book, Jimmy Carter, Human Rights, and the National Agenda received the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, and Defining Americans: The Presidency and National Identity was honored with the inaugural Carl Couch Center, Bruce E. Gronbeck Political Communication
Award in 2006. She has served as editor of the Southern Communication Journal and as book review editor for Rhetoric and Public Affairs. She has chaired the Political Communication division for the National Communication
Association (NCA), and the Presidency and Executive Politics division of the American
Political Science Association (APSA). Her work has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, Communication Quarterly, Western Journal of Communication, and a variety of other venues. She has received the John Sisco Teaching Award from
the Southern States Communication Association, the Pi Sigma Alpha Teaching Award from
the American Political Science Association, and the Elsie M. Hood Teaching Award from
the University of Mississippi.
Dissertations in Rhetoric
and Public Address
The Public Address Conference