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Ben Crosby

Associate Professor

4146 JFSB - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602


Ben Crosby is a rhetorical theorist and critic with an interest in political and religious communication. He also studies the history of rhetoric. As a teacher, he views his students as future leaders, and he endeavors to equip them with the tools to lead effectively.

He earned his PhD at The University of Washington

Research Interests

Civil religious discourse
Presidential rhetoric
Rhetorical pedagogy
Rhetorics of space and place

Teaching Interests

History and theory of rhetoric
Rhetorical and literary criticism
Soft skills (e.g. speaking, writing, presenting)


  • PhD, , University of Washington (2009)
  • MA, , University of Utah (2005)

Courses Taught