education and training
- Ph.D. in Speech Communication, Indiana University Bloomington - (Bloomington, Indiana, United States) 1993
- M.A. in Speech Communication, California State University, East Bay - (Hayward, California, United States) 1988
- B.S. in Business Administration, California State University, East Bay - (Hayward, California, United States) 1980
- Dorsey, L. G. (2013). Managing women's equality: Theodore roosevelt, the frontier myth, and the modern woman. Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 16(3), 423-456.
- Dorsey, L. G., & Harlow, R. M. (2003). We Want Americans Pure and Simple: Theodore Roosevelt and the Myth of Americanism. Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 6, 55-78.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2002). Re-reading the X-files: The trickster in contemporary conspiracy myth. WESTERN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION. 66(4), 448-468.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2000). Blood sacrifice and the nation: Totem rituals and the American flag.. Quarterly Journal of Speech. 86(2), 247-249.
- Dorsey, L. G. (1999). Woodrow Wilsons Fight for the League of Nations: A Reexamination. Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 2, 107-135.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2016). Theodore Roosevelt, Conservation, and the 1908 Governors' Conference. Texas A&M University Press.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2013). We Are All Americans, Pure and Simple Theodore Roosevelt and the Myth of Americanism. University of Alabama Press.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2008). The Presidency and Rhetorical Leadership. Texas A&M University Press.
- Dorsey, L. (2012). Narrating the presidential race: Barack obama and the american dream. Communicating Marginalized Masculinities: Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media. (pp. 159-173).
- Dorsey, L. G. (2008). The Rhetorical Presidency and the Myth of the American Dream. Aune, J., & Medhurst, M. J. (Eds.), The Prospect of Presidential Rhetoric. Texas A&M University Press.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2004). Preaching conservation: Theodore roosevelt and the rhetoric of civil religion. Green Talk in The White House: The Rhetorical Presidency Encounters Ecology. (pp. 37-61).
- Dorsey, L. G. (1998). Nelson A. Rockefeller. Purcell, L. E. (Eds.), The Vice Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary. (pp. 362-372). Facts on File.
- Dorsey, L. G. (1996). Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm. Leeman, R. (Eds.), African-American Orators of the 20th Century:A Bio-Critical Sourcebook. (pp. 22-31). Greenwood Publishing Group.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2002). Afterword - Rhetorical leadership and presidential performance. (6), 252-256.
- Dorsey, L. G. (2002). Introduction: The president as a rhetorical leader. (6), 3-19.
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- Campos, Kristina M. (2009-08). El Sueno Americano, Es Para Todos: An Analysis of the Rhetoric toward Latinos in the Presidential Campaigns of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, 1992-2000. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Day, Danya Rhae (2008-05). From woman to chick: the rhetorical evolution of women in american film. (Master's Thesis)
- Rangel, Nicolas , Jr. (2007-08). Part of something larger than ourselves: George H.W. Bush and the rhetoric of the first U.S. war in the Persian Gulf. (Doctoral Dissertation)
Texas A&M University; Communication; 4234 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4234