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UT Tyler Department of Communication

Dennis Cali

Dennis Cali

Title: Department Chair, Professor
Department: Department of Communication
Building: HPR 263A
Phone: 903.566.7253


Ph.D. Speech Communication, Louisiana State University 1986


Dr. Dennis Cali serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication. Dr. Cali teaches in the areas of media ecology, rhetorical criticism, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, media literacy, and media ethics.

His scholarly articles have appeared in Communication Studies, The Journal of Mass Media Ethics, and The Journal of Communication and Religion, among others. He is also the author of the books Generic Criticism of American Public Address and Faith and the Media as well as other book chapters investigating how faith shapes the field of communication. Dr. Cali is a member of several national and international professional communication associations and serves on the editorial boards of the  Relevant Rhetoric: New Journal of Rhetorical Studies and Claritas: Journal of Dialogue and Culture.

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