MACS Program Head
202 Compton Hall
Andrew R. Smith, Ph.D.Professor & Graduate Program HeadDepartment of Communication and Media StudiesEdinboro University of PennsylvaniaEdinboro, PA 16444 U. S. A.
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Office Hours for Spring 2013
Tuesday and Thursday 1pm-2pm, Thursday 5pm-6pm
Skype Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 1pm-2pm
Courses for Spring 2013
COMM 415-HON Language and Thought T/TH 2:00pm-3:00pm 200 ComptonCOMM 415 Language and Thought T/TH 3:30pm-4:45pm 204 ComptonCOMM 620 Qualitative Communication Research TH 6:00pm-8:30pm 200 ComptonCOMM 710 Communication Ethics Online D2L
Andrew R. Smith heads the Master of Arts in Communication Studies program in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, and coordinates the Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management. He served, for the 1998-99 academic year, as Senior Fulbright Fellow in Communication and Culture at the Faculty of Letters, University Mohammed V, Agdal--Rabat, Morocco, where he returned in the summer of 2011 as a Fulbright Specialist. He is also a member of the Research Group on Language, Culture & Society with the Centre for Doctoral Studies at University Mohammed V. He is co-editor of and contributor to Recovering Pragmatism's Voice: The Classical Tradition, Rorty and the Philosophy of Communication (SUNY Press), the author of essays published in Human Rights Quarterly, Cultural Critique, Human Studies, Communication Theory, Atlantic Journal of Communication, and other journals and books, and the co-author of the forthcoming book, Sanctifying Speech as Rule of Law: Rhetorics of Authority and Resistance in Morocco. See selected publications below.
Areas of Teaching and Research
Intercultural & International Conflict and CommunicationCommunication EthicsLanguage and Human ConductFreedom of Speech, Human Rights & Civil LibertiesArab and Islamic Studies, with focus on Morocco & North AfricaQualitative and Interpretive Research
Selected Publications & Papers
Smith, A. R. (2012). Epistemology and ethics in human science research. Rabat, Morocco: Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences (Monograph Series on Conferences and Colloquia).
Smith, A. R. (2012). Seyla Benhabib: Foundations of critical communicaiton theory and praxis. In Jason Hannan (Ed.), Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication (pp. 35-63). New York: Peter Lang.
Smith, A. R. (2009). No remainders: Displaced persons, statelessness, and the violence(s) of authoritarianism. In T. Belghazi, R.A. Judy and M. Ezoura (Eds.), Who Can Act for the Human (pp. 261 - 282). Agdal, Rabat: University Mohammed V Press (Publications of the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, n. 151).
Smith, Andrew R. (2008). Violence and the arts of resistance: An expedition in critical communicology. Atlantic Journal of Communication 16(3), 184-210.
El-Ayadi, R. & Smith, A. R. (2008). Up against linguistics: Bakhtin’s conception of language as evaluative utterance. Russian Journal of Communication 1(3), 332-348.
Smith, A. R. (2008). Dialogue in agony: The problem of communication in authoritarian regimes. Communication Theory 18(1), 160-185 (Special Issue: Fresh Perspectives in Dialogue Theory).
Smith, A. R. and Loudiy, F. (2005). Testing the red lines: On the liberalization of speech in Morocco. Human Rights Quarterly 27(3), 1069-1119.
Smith, A. R. (2003). Discord in intercultural negotiation: Toward an ethic of communicabilty. In W. Starosta and G-M Chen (Eds.), Ferment in the Intercultural Field: Axiology/Value/Praxis. Intercultural and International Communication Annual, Vol. 26. (pp. 91-130).. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Smith, Andrew R. (2002). Sedq in Morocco: On communicability, patronage and partial
truth. Cultural Critique 51, 101-142.