College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Humanities and Communication

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Patrick Belanger

Patrick Belanger teaches and researches the interface of communication, culture, and ethics – with a focus on ideology and collective identity. His classes emphasize public advocacy, environmental politics, and multicultural conflict resolution. His research has been published in the Western Journal of Communication, the International Journal of Communication, and Argumentation & Advocacy. Patrick received his PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Southern California.

Title:  Professor of Communication Studies
Office Location CAHSS 504-2145
Office Hours Wednesdays 2:00-3:30pm (online, and by appointment)
Areas of Expertise Communication & Media Studies, Rhetorical Theory & Criticism
Courses Taught

Free Speech & Responsibility, Deliberation & Advocacy, Environmental
Philosophy & Communication, Multicultural Conflict Resolution,
Restorative Justice, Interracial Communication

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