Dr. Carl Burgchardt

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Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin
Office: A213 Behavioral Science Building
Email: Carl.Burgchardt@ColoState.EDU

Carl R. Burgchardt teaches rhetorical criticism, United States public address, and film criticism. He received his bachelor’s degree from Penn State, and his master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has published essays and book reviews in the Quarterly Journal of Speech. His book Robert M. La Follette, Sr.: The Voice of Conscience won the Outstanding Scholarship Award from the Colorado Speech Communication Association in 1993. He has published three editions of Readings in Rhetorical Criticism (1995, 2000, 2005), a leading textbook in critical methodology. In 2000 the National Speakers Association named Burgchardt “Outstanding Professor.” His work in the Honors Program at Colorado State University earned him the 2001 Outstanding Honors Academic Award in recognition of exceptional advising and mentoring of Honors students. Burgchardt was designated “University Honors Professor of the Year” in 2004, and he won the Willard O. Eddy Teacher Award in 2008.