I have been honored to be able to serve my department, my university, and my discipline.


  • I currently serve as Director of the Aggie Agora, which allows me to host lectures, workshops, and special events on the Texas A&M campus in support of the university's Strengthening Democracy initiative.
  • serve as Vice-Chair of the Public Address Division of the National Communication Association. I will act as program planner for our national convention in Philadelphia in 2016.
  • I serve on Editorial Boards for the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, and the Southern Communication Journal. ‚Äč
  • I started the #teamrhetoric hashtag on Twitter in 2010. Join us! Find #teamrhetoric on Twitter and wear #teamrhetoric on your person.