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Dr. Jason Edwards

Dr. Jason Edwards smiling with short brown hair and wearing brown rim glasses and a peach colored polo shirt
Professor of Communication Studies
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BA, Concordia College
MA, North Dakota State University
MA, Minnesota State University, Mankato
PhD, Georgia State University

Jason A. Edwards is Professor of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University. His research focuses on presidential communication, U.S. foreign policy, and global political issues. He is the author/editor of The Rhetoric of Official Apologies: Critical Essays, Symbols, Sinners, and Saints: The Rhetoric of American Civil Religion, The Rhetoric of American Exceptionalism: Critical Essays, and Navigating the Post-Cold War World: President Clinton’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric. Additionally, he published over 40 articles and book chapters in venues such as Presidential Studies Quarterly, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, Southern Communication Journal, Communication Quarterly, and the Howard Journal of Communications. He has been recognized as a Distinguished Research Fellow by the Eastern Communication Association and as a Fulbright Specialist by the State Department. He is currently in the early stages of a book that examines the rhetorical contours of America’s role in global affairs.

Area of Expertise
Political Communication, Presidential Rhetoric, American Foreign Policy Discourse, Global Political Discourse