Brian L. Ott

Brian L. Ott is professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Texas Tech University Press (TTUP) at Texas Tech University. He is an author and communications expert in the field of study of rhetoric and media.[1]

Brian L. Ott
Director of the TTUP
Personal details
Alma materGeorge Mason University (BA)
The Pennsylvania State University (MA, PhD)
OccupationScholar, author

Ott earned his bachelor's degree from George Mason University, a master's degree and Ph.D from The Pennsylvania State University.[2] He is a contributor for Newsweek, Salon, The Hill, USA Today and other publications.[3][4][5]

Selected publicationsEdit

  • The Twitter presidency: Donald J. Trump and the politics of White Rage with Greg Dickinson. Routledge, New York, 2019. ISBN 978-0367149758
  • Critical Media Studies: An Introduction with Robert Mack. Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, 2014. ISBN 978-1118553978
  • The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism with Greg Dickinson. Routledge, New York, 2013. ISBN 978-0415517553
  • Places of public memory: The rhetoric of museums and memorials with Carole Blair and Greg Dickinson.[6][7] University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2010. ISBN 978-0817356132
  • It's Not Tv: Watching HBO in the Post-Television Era with Cara Louise Buckley and Mark Leverette.[8] Routledge, New York, 2010. ISBN 978-0415960380
  • The small screen: How television equips us to live in the Information Age.[9] Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, 2007. ISBN 978-1405161558


  1. ^ "Brian L. Ott". Salon.
  2. ^ "Brian L. Ott Professor & Director of TTU Press". Texas Tech University.
  3. ^ "President Donald Trump or President Sean Hannity? Fox News host has dangerous influence". USA Today. 2019-03-08.
  4. ^ "The dangers of digital politics". Salon. 2019-05-02.
  5. ^ "Donald Trump, Master of Misdirection". Newsweek. 2019-03-29.
  6. ^ Aden, Roger (2018). US Public Memory, Rhetoric, and the National Mall. Lexington Books. p. 222. ISBN 978-1498563208.
  7. ^ Lynch, John (2019). The Origins of Bioethics: Remembering When Medicine Went Wrong. Michigan State University Press. ISBN 978-1611863413.
  8. ^ Allen, Rob (2019). Serialization in Popular Culture. Routledge. p. 105. ISBN 978-0415704267.
  9. ^ "University of Alabama Press Brian L. Ott". University of Alabama Press.