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Patricia Roberts-Miller

Professor of Rhetoric, The University of Texas at Austin

Scholar and teacher of train wrecks in public deliberation, author of: "Demagoguery and Democracy" (The Experiment 2017); "Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus" (U of Alabama 2009); "Deliberate Conflict: Argument, Political Theory, and Composition Classes" (SIUP 2004); "Voices in the Wilderness: Public Discourse and the Paradox of Puritan Rhetoric" (U of Alabama 1999).


  • –present
    Professor of Rhetoric , University of Texas at Austin


  • 1987 
    University of California-Berkeley, Rhetoric