Medhurst, Martin J.
MEDHURST, Martin J.
MEDHURST, Martin J. American, b. 1952. Genres: Communications/ Media, Politics/Government, Speech/Rhetoric. Career: University of California, Davis, assistant professor, 1979-85, associate professor of rhetoric, 1985-88; Texas A&M University, College Station, associate professor, 1988- 91, professor of speech communication, 1991-2003, coordinator of Program in Presidential Rhetoric, Center for Presidential Studies, George Bush School of Government and Public Service, 1993-2003, associate department head, 1991-98, Naomi Lewis faculty fellow in liberal arts, 1993, 1994; Baylor University, distinguished professor of rhetoric and communication, 2003-. M.J. Medhurst and Associates, president and chief executive officer, 1985-87. Lecturer at colleges and universities; guest on television and radio programs. Publications: (with R.L. Ivie, P. Wander, and R.L. Scott) Cold War Rhetoric: Strategy, Metaphor, and Ideology, 1990; Dwight D. Eisenhower: Strategic Communicator, 1993. EDITOR: (with T.W. Benson, and contrib.) Rhetorical Dimensions in Media: A Critical Casebook, 1984, 2nd ed., 1991; (with A. Gonzalez and T.R. Peterson and contrib.) Communication and the Culture of Technology, 1990; (and contrib.) Landmark Essays on American Public Address, 1993; (and contrib.) Eisenhower's War of Words: Rhetoric and Leader- ship, 1994; (and contrib.) Beyond the Rhetorical Presidency, 1996; (with H.W. Brands, and contrib.) Critical Reflections on the Cold War, 2000; (with K. Ritter, and contrib.) Presidential Speechwriting, 2003. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals. Address: Box 7000, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]