Rohini Singh

Rohini Singh

Assistant Professor - Communication [On Leave Fall 2019]

Office: Wishart 115
Phone: 330-263-2385

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  • B.A., Wesleyan University 2006
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2011
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2016

Courses Taught

  • COMM 111: Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 225: Small Group and Organizational Communication

Awards and Professional Memberships


  • Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award 2014, National Communication Association (NCA)
  • Top Paper Panel, Critical and Cultural Studies Division, NCA 2014; For “Public Service or Customer Service? The Functions of Singapore’s Corporate Metaphor.”
  • Top Paper Panel, Critical and Cultural Studies Division, NCA 2016; For “The Corporation as Citizen-Critic: Politics Jamming in India's Amul Advertisements”

Professional Memberships

  • National Communication Association
  • Rhetoric Society of America


  • Singh, R. “Clarence Darrow, "Plea for Leopold and Loeb," Cook County Criminal Court, Chicago, Illinois (22, 23, and 25 August, 1924).” Voices of Democracy, 9 (2014): 1-22.
  • Singh, R. “It’s About Time: Reading U.S.-India Cold War Perceptions through News Coverage of India.” Western Journal of Communication, 78 (2014): 522-544.
  • O’Gorman, N., Hamilton, K., & Singh, R. “Lights, Camera, Detonation.” Communication Currents (April 2011).

Research Interests

Political rhetoric, independence and nationalist movements in South/Southeast Asia, rhetoric of economics, visual politics.