Dr. Jessy Ohl
I am an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama. As a scholar of rhetoric and political discourse, my research explores the worldly consequences of public messages, images, and arguments for democracy, social change, and war. I am especially concerned with the weaponization of communication to incite violence and developing strategies for instilling more charitable and collaborative forms of identification. My scholarship has appeared in outlets such as the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, and Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies.