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Michael Weiler, a member of the faculty since 1989, is an expert in argument, rhetoric, and political communication. His research has appeared in Argumentation and Advocacy, Informal Logic, and the Quarterly Journal of Speech, and he has co-authored a collection of essays on the rhetoric of Ronald Reagan.

He is director of Emerson Community Debate, a program that promotes debating activities at Boston elementary and secondary schools.



B.S., University of Utah
M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Areas of Expertise

  • Online Education
  • Political Communication


Reagan and Public Discourse in America, co-editor