Dr. Ron Roach
Professor of Communication Studies
Alva S. Maxwell and Edna Maxwell Chair of Speech
Director of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Community Engagement
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Ph.D., Regent University
Dr. Roach joined the Young Harris College faculty in 2002. In 2007, he was named the Maxwell Chair of Speech. His scholarly interests include eighteenth-century Scottish rhetoric, Appalachian rhetoric, and the history of media (particularly radio, comic art, and pulp magazines). He has published articles in The Christian Standard, Popular Culture Review and Review of Communication and has made numerous scholarly presentations.