Assistant Professor of Communication Specializing in Education Policy, University of North Texas

Mark Hlavacik is a scholar of public discourse and political argument who specializes in the rhetoric of education policy and reform. He is the author of Assigning Blame: The Rhetoric of Education Reform (Harvard Education Press, 2016) and his articles have appeared in Rhetoric & Public Affairs and Communication Education. He teaches undergraduate courses on political rhetoric, rhetorical theory, and public speaking. He also teaches graduate courses on rhetoric and public policy as well as the development of rhetorical theory in ancient Greece.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Communication Specializing in Education Policy, University of North Texas

Education

  • 2014 
    The Pennsylvania State University, Communication Arts & Sciences

Publications

  • 2016
    Assigning Blame: The Rhetoric of Education Reform, Harvard Education Press