Jay P. Childers
Office: 116F Bailey Hall
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.
Dr. Childers's research and teaching are in the areas of rhetoric and politicalcommunication, paying particular attention to questions of democratic citizenship. He is the author of The Evolving Citizen: American Youth and the Changing Norms of Democratic Engagement (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012), and the co-author (with Roderick P. Hart andColene J. Lind) of Political Tone: How Leaders Talk and Why (University of Chicago Press, 2013). He has also authored a number of essays, including pieces that have appeared in Presidential Studies Quarterly, Quarterly Journal of Speech, and Western Journal of Communication.