Stephen Robb

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Indiana University
    M.A., Indiana University
    B.A., Brooklyn College

Department Information

Communication // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: BRNG 2146
  • Office Phone: (765) 494-3310
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 pm, by appointment only
  • E-mail:
  • Dr. Robb's primary interest is in contemporary public address and mass communication with emphasis placed on advertising as goal-directed persuasion involving identification of demographic and psychographic groups and persuasion as a focus for understanding recent history as related to politics and art.

  • Representative Publications

    • Fundamentals of Evidence and Argument, 1976
    • The Voice of Black Rhetoric: Selections, 1971
    • Psychographics and the Liquor Industry, 1983
    • "Crisis Management and the Paradigm Case," (with D. Berg), in E. Toth and R. Heath (Eds.), Rhetorical and Critical Approaches to Public Relations, Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1992.

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