James A. Herrick
James A. Herrick is the Guy VanderJagt Professor of Communication at Hope College. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, his MA from the University of California, and his BA from California State University. His main areas of interest are rhetoric and argumentation. Before joining the faculty at Hope College he taught at, among others, the University of California, Davis, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His publications include Radical Rhetoric of English Deists (Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1997), The History and Theory of Rhetoric (Allyn & Bacon, 1996), Scientific Mythologies: How Science and Science Fiction Forge New Religious Beliefs (InterVarsity Press, 2008), and Visions of Technological Transcendence: Human Enhancement and the Rhetoric of the Future (Parlor Press, 2017).