Ep: 173 Public Memory with Dr. David Schulz
The twenty dollar bill. Holocaust memorials. The confederate flag. How do symbols become important to us as we try to remember and not forget past cultural mistakes?
David Schulz is an expert in communication theory and is currently chair and professor of Communication at Trinity Lutheran College. He formerly served as an assistant professor at California State University, where he taught persuasion and rhetoric courses. He has also taught at Penn State, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Columbia College. He has published a book, book chapters, several peer reviewed journal articles, and a number of book reviews. He has presented research both nationally and internationally at academic conferences.
He holds a B.A. in Communications from Western Washington University and an M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He earned a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in Speech Communication.
David lives on a little lake in Marysville with his wife and two sons.