Omedi Ochieng newly tenured professor
Denison University’s Board of Trustees has awarded tenure to seven members of the faculty. Those who have been granted tenure and who will be promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2021 are John McHugh, Emily Nemeth, Omedi Ochieng, Hyun Woong Park, Luis Villanueva, Sarah Wolff, and Hoda Yousef.
Ochieng joined Denison’s Department of Communication in 2015. He holds a bachelor’s. in Communication Studies from Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya; master’s and a doctorate in Communication Studies from Bowling Green State University. Ochieng’s teaching and research engagements are animated by the search for justice, wisdom, ethics, and beauty. His areas of expertise include rhetorical theory and criticism; the rhetoric of philosophy and the philosophy of rhetoric; political theory and practice; and aesthetic praxis. Ochieng has published articles in International Philosophical Quarterly, Radical Philosophy, and Western Journal of Communication.