Members' Books

This section lists PCD members' book projects.




Stromer-Galley, J. (2014). Presidential campaigning in the internet age. New York: Oxford University Press.


Sheeler, K. H., & Anderson, K. V. (2013). Woman president: Confronting postfeminist political culture. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.


Falk, E. (2012). Becoming a new instructor: A guide for college adjuncts and graduate students. New York, NY: Routledge.

Graber, D. A. (2012). On media: Making sense of politics. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.

Vatz, R. (2012). The only authentic book of persuasion. Kendall Hunt.


Edwards, J. A., & Weiss, D. (Eds.) (2011). The rhetoric of American exceptionalism: Critical essays. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Farnsworth, S. J., & S. R. Lichter. (2011). The nightly news nightmare: Media coverage of U.S. presidential elections, 1988-2008. (3rd Ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Hendricks, J. A., & Kaid, L. L., (Eds.). (2011). Techno politics in presidential campaigning: New voices, new technologies, and new voters. New York: Routledge.

Stroud, N. J. (2011). Niche news: The politics of news choice. Oxford University Press.

Williams, B. A., & Delli Carpini, M. X. (2011). After broadcast news: Media regimes, democracy, and the new information environment. Cambridge University Press.

Wolfsfeld, G. (2011). Making sense of media and politics: Five principles in political communication. New York: Routledge.


Domke, D., & Coe, K. (2010). The God strategy: How religion became a political weapon in America (updated edition). New York: Oxford University Press.

Falk, E. (2010). Women for president: Media bias in nine campaigns (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: University of Illinois.

Katula, R. (2010). The eloquence of Edward Everett. NY: Peter Lang Publishers.

Kenski, K., Hardy, B., & Jamieson, K. H. (2010). The Obama victory: How media, money, and message shaped the 2008 election. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kraidy, M. M. (2010). Reality television and Arab politics: Contention in public life. Cambridge University Press.

Rowland, R. C., & Jones, J.M. (2010). Reagan at Westminster: Foreshadowing the end of the cold war. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.

Weiss, D. (Ed.) (2010). What Democrats talk about when they talk about God: Religious communication in Democratic Party politics. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.


Farnsworth, S. J. (2009). Spinner in chief: How presidents sell their policies and themselves. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.


Bostdorff, D. M. (2008). Proclaiming the Truman Ddoctrine: The cold war call to arms. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.

Domke, D., & Coe, K. (2008). The God strategy: How religion became a political weapon in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Edwards, J. A. (2008). Navigating the post-Cold War world: President Clinton's foreign policy rhetoric. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.


Sheckels, T. F., Muir, J. K., Robertson, T., & Gring-Pemble, L. (2007). Readings on political communication. State College, PA: Strata.


Edy, J. A. (2006). Troubled pasts: News and the collective memory of social unrest. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Farnsworth, S. J., & S. R. Lichter. (2006). The mediated presidency: Television news and presidential governance. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Pfau, M., Houston, J. B., & Semmler, S. M. (2006). Mediating the vote: The changing media landscape in U.S. presidential campaigns. Rowman & Littlefield.

Romer, D., Kenski, K., Winneg, K., Adasiewicz, C., & Jamieson, K. H. (2006). Capturing campaign dynamics 2000 & 2004: The National Annenberg Election Survey. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Williams, A. P., & Tedesco, J. C., (Eds.). (2006). The internet election: Perspectives on the web in campaign 2004. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.


Hart, R. P., Jarvis, S. E., Jennings, W. P., & Smith-Howell, D. (2005). Political keywords: Using language that uses us. Oxford University Press.

Jarvis, S. E. (2005). The talk of the party: Political labels, symbolic capital, and American life. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.


Kaid, L. L. (Ed.). (2004). Handbook of political communication research. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Romer, D., Kenski, K., Waldman, P., Adasiewicz, C., & Jamieson, K. H. (2004). Capturing campaign dynamics: The National Annenberg Election Survey: Design, Method, and Data. New York: Oxford University Press.


Benoit, W. L., McHale, J. P, Hansen, G. J., Pier, P. M., & McGuire, J. P. (2003). Campaign 2000: A functional analysis of presidential campaign discourse. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Farnsworth, S. J. (2003). Political support in a frustrated America. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Gring-Pemble, L. (2003). Grim fairy tales: The rhetorical construction of American welfare policy. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Jamieson, K. H., & Waldman, P. (2003). The press effect: Politicians, journalists and the stories that shape the political world. Oxford.

Murphy, J., & Katula, R. (2003). A synoptic history of classical rhetoric, 3rd ed. NY: Routledge Publishers.


Benoit, W. L., Pier, P. M., Brazeal, L. M., McHale, J. P., Klyukovksi, A., & Airne, D. (2002). The primary decision: A functional analysis of debates in presidential primaries. Westport, CT: Praeger.


Blaney, J. R., & Benoit, W. L. (2001). The Clinton scandals and the politics of image restoration. Westport, CT: Praeger.


Hart, R. P. (2000). Campaign talk: Why elections are good for us. Princeton: Princeton University Press.


Kaid, L. L. (Ed.). (1999). Television and politics in evolving European democracies. Commack, NJ: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.


Cappella, J. N., & Jamieson, K. H. (1997). Spiral of cynicism: the press and the public good. Oxford.


Delli Carpini, M. X., & Keeter, S. (1996). What Americans know about politics and why it matters. New Haven: Yale University Press.


Jamieson, K. H. (1995). Beyond the double bind: Women and leadership. Oxford.


Bostdorff, D. M. (1994). The presidency and the rhetoric of foreign crisis. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.

Hart, R. P.  (1994). Seducing America: How television charms the modern voter. New York: Oxford University Press.


Jamieson, K. H. (1992). Dirty politics: Deception, distraction and democracy. Oxford.


Pfau, M., & Kenski, H. C. (1990). Attack politics: Strategy and defense. Praeger Publishers


Hart, R. P.  (1987). The sound of leadership: Presidential communication in the modern age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Katula, R. (1987). Principles and patterns of public speaking. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishers.


Katula, R., Schwegler, R., & Martin, C. (1980). Communication: Writing and speaking. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.