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Dr. Deborah Smith-Howell
Professor/ Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Office: EAB 202
Phone: 402.554.4849
Fax: 402.554.3836

Office Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
By Appt. By Appt.By Appt. By Appt. By Appt.


B. S. - Northern Michigan University
M. A. - Louisiana State University
Ph.D. - University of Texas

Research Interests

Political Communication

Select Publications and Presentations

Hart, Roderick P., Jarvis, Sharon, Jennings, William, and Smith-Howell, Deborah. Political Keywords: Using Language that Uses Us. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Beasely, Vanessa and Smith-Howell, Deborah. "No Ordinary Rhetorical President? FDR’s Speechmaking, 1933-1946." American Rhetoric in the New Deal Era. Ed. Thomas W. Benson. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2006.

Hart, Roderick P., Smith-Howell, Deborah, Llewellyn, John Todd. "News, Psychology, and Presidential Politics," in Ann N. Crigler, Ed. The Psychology of Political Communication, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996, paperback edition 1998.

Smith-Howell, Deborah. "Review Essay: Gender and Political Messages." Political Communication, Fall 1995, pp. 343-345.

“Public Perceptions of Feminist Ideology in the Clinton-Jones-Lewinsky Scandal.” National Communication Association, November 2006. Top Four Paper, Political Communication Division (with Shereen Bingham and Barbara Pickering).