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Michael E. Eidenmuller

Michael E. Eidenmuller

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Communication
Building: HPR 265
Phone: 903.566.7093


Ph.D. Speech Communication, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1998
Dissertation: A Rhetoric of Religious Order: The Case of the Promise Keepers.
M.A. Mass Communication, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 1994
Thesis: Rap Music and Audience Orientation: A uses and gratifications approach.
B.A. English, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, California 1989


Dr. Michael E. Eidenmuller serves as Associate Professor of Speech Communication. Dr. Eidenmuller teaches Communication Theory, Religious Communication, Advanced Public Speaking, Contemporary Rhetoric, and Speech Fundamentals. Research interests include the rhetorical theory and criticism of evangelicalism and the interpersonal uses of private prayer. Dr. Eidenmuller is the author of a book/cd project with McGraw-Hill entitled Great Speeches for Better Speaking and is the founder of, an internationally-recognized, educational website dedicated to rhetoric & public address. Dr. Eidenmuller is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Communication & Religion.

Michael Eidenmuller's Professional Website

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