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Michael Lee

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Address: 5 College Way, Room 101
Phone: 843.953.8125
E-mail: leem@cofc.edu


Michael J. Lee teaches and writes in the areas of political communication and rhetoric at the College of Charleston. His research focuses on political branding, political identity, and audience responsiveness in American politics, and his work has earned over a dozen awards including five national book awards for Creating Conservatism: Postwar Words that Made an American Movement. He is regularly invited to speak about his research at universities around the country.  

In the classroom, Mike has been teaching courses on eloquence, persuasion, politics, and media since 2002 including public speaking, argumentation, persuasive messaging, political campaigns, media and politics, citizenship, and many others. He also has extensive experience teaching online and directs the fully online MA program in communication at the College of Charleston.


Education

Ph.D., Communication studies, University of Minnesota
M.A. (Communication) and B.A. (Political Science), University of Georgia


Courses Taught

Course archive:
Comm 394 (Fall 2010)
COMM 395 (Fall 2008)