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Dr. Jennifer Mercieca is an historian of American political rhetoric. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University, Director of the Aggie Agora, and Chair of the Public Address Division of the National Communication Association. She has published two books and numerous articles and is a 2016 recipient of the Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching.
I've written books on the ways that we have thought about the power of average citizens and the way that we image presidents to be heroic. I'm currently writing a book on the 2016 election.
I teach undergraduate and graduate courses on rhetoric, social movements, political communication, and citizenship in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University.