Michael J. Lee Wins National Communication Association Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award

Rhetoric&PublicAfLeeCv2.inddMichael J. L50-210-65-68-lee-mikeee’s Creating Conservatism Wins 2016 NCA Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award
Associate Professor Michael J. Lee  (Creating Conservatism: Postwar Words that Made an American Movement) has been selected as the 2016 Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award by the National Communication Association’s (NCA) Political Communication Division. This is the 5th international award won by Lee and this work. The award will be presented at NCA’s annual convention in Philadelphia, Friday, November 11, 2016.

NCA’s Political Communication Division is designed to support the work of scholars and practitioners engaged in the research, teaching, and practice of political communication: “… impressed with your work and the ways that it allows readers to gain new insights about an important modern U.S. political movement through that movement’s ‘galvanizing texts,’ and were pleased with the central role of communication in America’s political landscape that was featured in your argument.“