Areas of Expertise
Dr. Kelly is an Assistant Professor in the Program in Media, Rhetoric and Culture in the College of Communication. His areas of interest include Rhetorical Criticism & Theory, Argumentation, Critical Media & Film Studies, Race and Post-colonialism, American Indian Studies, and Gender & Feminism. Dr. Kelly is also the new Director of Debate at Butler University. He has previously coached for the debate programs at Harvard University, Wake Forest University, and the University of North Texas. In addition, Dr. Kelly is an affiliated faculty member in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) and directs the GWSS Speaker's Series (2012-2014).
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Dr. Kelly's published research has appeared (or is "in press") in journals such as Feminist Media Studies, Argumentation and Advocacy, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Western Journal of Communication, Women's Studies in Communication, and Advances in the History of Rhetoric (see CV).
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
SW 265: Media Literacy
HN 395: Honor's Thesis