James M. Farrell

Professor of Communication

James M. Farrell is a professor of Rhetoric and chairperson in the Communication Department, where he teaches classes in argumentation, propaganda, rhetorical theory, rhetorical criticism, and American public address. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988, and has published numerous critical and historical studies of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century American discourse. He is a past winner of the Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award from the National Communication Association, and a past winner of the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Liberal Arts at UNH.

Professor Farrell can offer expert commentary on historical and contemporary American political speech, debates, and advertising, as well as on the American Revolution, Daniel Webster, The Irish Famine, and Catholicism.

Political debates
Political campaigns
American Revolution
Daniel Webster
Irish Famine
College of Liberal Arts
James M. Farrell
(603) 862-3447
Home Phone: 
(603) 862-3447
113 Horton Hall Durham, NH 03824