Rhetoric Society of America

Founded: 1968    Admitted to ACLS: 2008
The purposes of the Society shall be to gather from all relevant fields of study, and to disseminate among its members current knowledge of rhetoric, broadly construed; to identify new areas within the subject of rhetoric in which research is especially needed, and to stimulate such research; to encourage experimentation in the teaching of rhetoric; to facilitate professional cooperation among its members, to organize meetings at which members may exchange findings and ideas; and to sponsor the publication of such materials dealing with rhetoric.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Leslie Dinauer
Executive Director
Rhetoric Society of America


Steven Mailloux
Loyola Marymount University
term ends 12/31/2024


Michelle Ballif
University of Georgia
term ends 6/30/2022


Individual: 1,140

Institutional: 3


5/26/2022 - 5/29/2022 Baltimore, MD