Brent Kice, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Brent Kice, Ph.D., is an associate professor of communication in the Department of
Communication and Studio Arts. He received his doctorate in communication studies
from Louisiana State University, his M.A. in Organizational Communication from Southeastern
Louisiana University, and his B.A. in Communications from Loyola University-New Orleans.
His research explores narratives of unification, encompassing various rhetorical techniques
designed to unite individuals into socially-constructed audiences. He investigates
this area through separate avenues, such as speeches, social media, and games, illustrating
a progression of rhetorical development from traditional speeches to the online realm.
His scholarly work has appeared in the Western Journal of Communication, Res Rhetorica, Relevant Rhetoric, the Basic Communication Course Annual, Poroi, Discourse, and the Texas Speech Communication Journal, as well as academic book chapters in Being Dragonborn: Critical Essays on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, The Evolution and Social Impact of Video Game Economics, Rated M for Mature: Sex and Sexuality in Video Games, Debates for a Digital Age: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Our Online World, and Ctrl-Alt-Play: Essays on Control in Video Gaming.