Whether discussing presidential rhetoric or offering commentary on political topics, Ferald Bryan is the voice of reason. For more than two decades, the NIU associate professor of communication has been analyzing a plethora of political topics, from campaign speeches and debates to television spots and presidential addresses. His specialties include the history of American public address.
Bryan earned his bachelor’s from University of Vermont, master’s from NIU and doctorate from University of Missouri – Columbia. He has penned articles published in “Presidential Studies Quarterly” and “Contemporary American Speeches” and has appeared on radio and television to offer political commentary.
Political communication, presidential rhetoric, history of public speaking in America