Maxwell Schnurer

Communication

Biography: 

Maxwell Schnurer teaches Public Presentations, Argumentation, Communication and Social Advocacy (I and II), Gender and Communication, Communication Theory, Theories of Communication Influence, and Act to End Sexualized Violence. His research focuses on social movements, language, power, and freedom.

Maxwell is the co-author of the best-selling debate textbook Many Sides: Debate across the Curriculum (IDEA Press, 2000, 2002). He is also a contributor to groundbreaking texts on animal liberation, earth liberation, and anarchism. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002 with specialties in rhetoric and women’s studies. Maxwell serves on the Sexual Assault Prevention Committee and the the board of directors of the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT). He is a record collector, DJ, artist, and journalist.

Areas of Interest: 

His research focuses on social movements, language, power, and freedom.

Degrees: 
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh.
Maxwell Schnurer
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