Dr. 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.
Dr. Ochieng has published articles in International Philosophical Quarterly, Radical Philosophy, and Western Journal of Communication. He teaches courses on rhetorical criticism, public address, communication theory, and philosophies of the good life.
Groundwork for the Practice of the Good Life: Politics and Ethics at the Intersection of African and North Atlantic Philosophy. Routledge, 2017.
“WEB Du Bois and the Imagination of the Public Intellectual,” African Journal of Rhetoric 8 (Jan. 2016): 27-44.
“A Ruthless Critique of Everything Existing: Frederick Douglass and the Architectonic of African American Radicalism,” Western Journal of Communication 75, no. 2 (2011): 168-184.