Faculty | Robert Ivie
Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication and Culture
- Ph.D., Washington State University, 1972
- rhetoric as a mode of political critique and cultural production, with particular emphasis on democracy and the problem of war
He has served as editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and the Western Journal of Communication. Currently, he is an editorial board member of Michigan State University Press’ series on rhetoric and public affairs and on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals, including Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and Javnost—The Public. He is also a member of the Indiana Democracy Consortium.
- Robert L. Ivie, Dissent from War. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2007.
- Robert L. Ivie, Democracy and America's War on Terror. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.
- Robert L. Ivie and Timothy William Waters, “Discursive Democracy and the Challenge of State Building in Divided Societies: Reckoning with Symbolic Capital in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nationalities Papers 38.4 (July 2010): 449-468.
- Robert L. Ivie, “Breaking the Spell of War: Peace Journalism’s Democratic Prospect,” Javnost—The Public 16.4 (December 2009): 5-22.
- Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner, “Hunting the Devil: Democracy’s Rhetorical Impulse to War,” Presidential Studies Quarterly 37.4 (December 2007): 580-598.
- Robert L. Ivie, “Fighting Terror by Rite of Redemption and Reconciliation,” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 10.2 (2007): 221-248.
- Robert L. Ivie, "Democratic Dissent and the Trick of Rhetorical Critique," Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies 5 (August 2005): 276-93.