Adam G. Hughes is an Assistant Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication, Music, Art, & Theatre at Chadron State College, where he teaches a variety of communication courses and studies rhetorics of technological, global, and class change. Mr. Hughes is also a rhetoric & media studies Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication at the University of Memphis, and his dissertation project, under the guidance of advisor Dr. Antonio de Velasco, examines the digital rhetorics surrounding technological innovation. Additional ongoing projects include examination of a debate about a debate (i.e. a meta-debate over polling and “winning”), and analysis of Muna Lee’s constitutive rhetoric promoting Pan-American Feminism. Previously, Mr. Hughes completed the M.A. in Communication at Virginia Tech, where he was advised by Dr. Beth Waggenspack.




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