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Lawrence 'Ray' McCormick, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3488
Email: rmccormick@apu.edu
Ray McCormick, PhD., has been serving Azusa Pacific University and the Department of Communication Studies for over twenty years, teaching rhetorical theory, communication theory, rhetorical criticism, and senior seminar. His areas of research center on the junction of religious discourse, rhetorical theory, and argumentation with emphasis on evangelism, apologetics, preaching, and cultural engagement. He is active in the National Communication Association as well as the Religious Communication Association.

Education

Ph.D. – University of Southern California
M.Div. – Reformed Theological Seminary
M.A. – California State University, Long Beach
B.A. - California State University, Long Beach

Department

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Communication Studies

Expertise

  • Argumentation
  • Religious Discourse
  • Rhetorical Theory

Courses Taught

COMM 111 – Public Communication
COMM 201 – Introduction to Communication Studies
COMM 203 – Communication Theory
COMM 302 – Rhetorical Theory
COMM 496 – Senior Seminar: Ethics in Human Communication