Kevin T. Jones
Kevin T. Jones has been teaching at the college level for over 28 years. Kevin earned his B.A. in Communication Studies from Biola University, his M.A. in Speech Communication from the University of California at Fullerton, and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Public Address from Louisiana State University.
Kevin taught at Otterbein College (Ohio), Bradley University (Illinois), Asbury College (KY), Azusa Pacific University (CA), and Chapman University (CA) before coming to George Fox University in 2008. His classes include Public Speaking, Persuasion, Interpersonal Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, Organizational Communication, Small Group Communication, and Introduction to Public Relations.
Kevin has published over 50 books, articles, and papers focusing primarily on rhetoric and popular culture. He has written a book on the role of televised debates in the Presidential election process and articles on such topics as the rhetoric of Jewish Feminism, the September 11th Missing Person posters, the rhetorical function of visual ideographs, and the religious rhetoric of Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign.
Kevin serves as the department adviser to Lambda Pi Eta – the national communication honor society – and is the department scholarship award coordinator.
Kevin lives in Newberg with his wife Michelle and their five children. They attend and are all very involved in Second Street Community Church.