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Bill Benoit


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Education: Bill's B.S. is from Ball State University, his M.A. from Central Michigan University, and his Ph.D. from Wayne State University.

Professional Experience: Bill taught at Miami University, Bowling Green State University, and University of Missouri.  He edited Journal of Communication and Communication Studies.  In 2006 he was a University Fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Publications: Bill has published articles in various journals, including Communication Monographs, Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Political Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, and the four regional communication journals.  He has published several books, including Accounts, Excuses, and Apologies and Communication in Political Campaigns.

Research Interests: Bill's research concerns image repair discourse and political campaign communication.

Teaching Specialization: Bill's teaching specialization is political campaign communication and image repair discourse (crisis communicationi).