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Dr. Michael Cavanagh

Teaching Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Technical and Professional Discourse, East Carolina University, 2012
J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1989
M.A., Speech Communication, Colorado State University, 1994
B.A., Speech Communication, Colorado State University, 1986

Courses Taught:
Media Law, First Amendment Law, Regulation and Policy in Technology, Business and Professional Communication, Twentieth Century Rhetorical Theory, Introduction to Communication, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, and Media Ethics

Research Interests:
Defamation and the First Amendment; the constitutive power of rhetoric in appellate opinions

Scholarly Work/Publications:
Mr. Cavanagh’s work has been published in the Free Speech Yearbook, Communication Law Review, and the Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law & Policy