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Dr. David K Scott

Dr. David K Scott

scottd@nsuok.edu

  • Professor
    Speech

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    • Seminary Hall 355
    • Phone: (918) 444-3614

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Bio

Dr. David K. Scott (Ph.D. Media Studies, University of Oklahoma) is a Full Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Northeastern State University. He has authored scholarly work in national peer-reviewed journals including Social Science Quarterly; Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Communication Studies; The Journal of Children and Media; The Southern Communication Journal and Communication Quarterly.

Education:

  • Ph D, Media Studies, University of Oklahoma, , 1994
  • MA, Speech, Kansas State University, , 1989
  • OtherMPA (Masters of Public Administration), Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, , 1988
  • BA, Political Science, University of Oklahoma, , 1986

Research Interests:

Media Studies; Journalism; Rhetorical Theory; Political Communication.

Teaching Interests:

Media Literacy; Media Law; Organizational Communication; Conflict Management; Argumentation; Leadership Communication.

Professional Activities:

Presentations:

  • U.S. Presidential Debates 1948-2016: An Issue of Interpersonal Respect and Formality. - National Communication Association Conference - Baltimore, MD - 14 Nov 2019
  • Assessing the 'Alternative' in alternative media: Democracy Now! vs. the PBS NewsHour. - Central States Communication Association Convention - St. Louis, MO - 05 Apr 2009
  • Hard News/Soft News Revisited: The Evolving Standard of Commercial News Values, 1987-2001. - National Communication Association Conference. - Miami Beach, FL. - 19 Nov 2003
  • Developing rhetorical compacts: Examining four case studies. - Biennial Public Address Conference - Iowa City, IA - 24 Sep 1998
  • The U.S. Supreme Court: A question of interpersonal comity. - Central States Communication Association Convention. - Chicago IL - 02 Apr 1998
  • Sweeps news: The commercialization of local TV news. - Central States Communication Association Convention - St. Louis, MO - 13 Apr 1997
  • The murder of Kathy Busch: An episodic narrative from a television newsroom. - Speech Communication Association Convention - San Diego, CA - 22 Nov 1996
  • Debating historical propositions: Toward a unique genre of competitive debate. - Central States Communication Association Convention - Minneapolis, MN - 17 Apr 1996
  • The "Madman Rhetoric" of Richard Nixon: An Alternative Means to Establish Geopolitical Ethos. - Central States Communication Association Convention - Kansas City, MO - 06 Apr 2005
  • Diana's Eulogy: Breaking New Ground in Epideictic Rhetoric? - Central States Communication Association Convention - Chicago, Illinois - 02 Apr 1998

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