Assistant Professor — Communication Studies & Modern Languages
SC105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
SC200 Introduction to Communication Research
SC215 Intercultural Communication
SC310 Speech Writing
SC320 Small Group Communication and Decision Making
SC355 Relational Communication
SC420 Hip-Hop and Rebellion
Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
Rhetorics of Conservatism
Dr. Musgrave has published essays regarding corporate personhood, far-right political movements, rhetorical ethics, and other issues in Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Philosophy and Rhetoric, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, The Howard Journal of Communications, American Literary History, and b2o: An Online Journal. He is author of Persons of the Market: Conservatism, Corporate Personhood, and Economic Theology (Michigan State University Press, 2022) and is currently working on his second book, tentatively titled Reaction and Revolution: Critical Theory on the Right.
Awards and Honors:
Top Four Paper for "The Rhetoric of Corporate Psychopathy: Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Demonization in The Corporation," NCA Economics, Communication, and Society Division, 2020.
NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar, Athens, OH, Summer 2016.
Top Four Student Paper for “The Rupture as Ethical Imperative: Reading the Phaedrus through Levinas’s Ethics,” NCA Philosophy of Communication Division, 2016.
Top Four Student Paper for “A Struggle for Hearts and Minds: Industry v. Politics in Bruce Barton’s ‘The Public,’” NCA Association for Business Communication, 2015.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Activity Award, 2022.