Josh Compton teaches SPEE 20:Public Speaking, SPEE 25:Persuasive Public Speaking, SPEE 30: Speechwriting, SPEE 32: Legal Rhetoric, and SPEE 40: Resistance to Influence: Inoculation Theory-Based Persuasion.
Josh Compton (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2004) is Senior Lecturer in Speech in the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College. His scholarship of inoculation theory, political humor, and speech pedagogy has appeared in Human Communication Research, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Health Communication, Communication Theory, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, and other journals. His political humor analyses have been included in several books, including Routledge's Laughing Matters (2008) and Lexington's The Daily Show and Rhetoric (2011). He was a recipient of the National Speakers Association's Outstanding Professor Award, and his teaching has been recognized by the International Communication Association and Pi Kappa Delta National Honorary. He also maintains an active public speaking schedule, presenting interactive workshops on such topics as public speaking and inoculation theory.
Last Updated: 10/4/11