Read between the lines and explore how politicians use language to move, convince and persuade audiences.

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Colleen Derkatch, professor, English, Ryerson University


Colleen Derkatch teaches courses on rhetoric and writing studies in the English Department’s BA program and Literatures of Modernity Graduate Program. She is also on faculty in the joint Ryerson-York University Graduate Program in Communication and Culture and a recipient of the Ryerson Faculty of Arts New Faculty Teaching Award. Her research and teaching focus on rhetorical theory and criticism, particularly rhetorics of science, medicine, and health.