Program History

  • Original Program

    Our program began in 1975. We revised our graduate program in 2001. Prior to 2001, our program was known as Graduate Studies in Rhetoric and Linguistics.

    Distinguished Former Program Faculty

    Below are some of our most distinguished former program faculty members:

    • Dr. Ali Aghbar
    • Dr. Lynne B. Alvine
    • Dr. Caroline Bencich
    • Dr. Patrick Bizarro
    • Dr. Jeannine Fontaine
    • Dr. Gerald Gebhard
    • Dr. Patrick Hartwell
    • Dr. Nancy Hayward
    • Dr. Barbara Hudson
    • Dr. Claude Mark Hurlbert
    • Dr. Donald McAndrew
    • Dr. Marilyn Sternglass
    • Dr. Dan Tannacito
    • Dr. Michael M. Williamson