Ph.D., Northwestern University
Dr. Swift teaches courses in the history of rhetorical theory, US public address, and argumentation. His research focuses on nineteenth and twentieth century ideas of rhetoric in the continental European tradition of human sciences.
“Herbert Marcuse on the New Left: Dialectic and Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 40.2 (2010): 146–71.\
“Academic Engagement.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 96.4 (2010): 443–49.