Craig CasettaCraig A. Casetta

M.A. Student, 2nd year



B.A., Communication, UW-Milwaukee
A.A., Cameron University

Biographic Information:

I am a second year M.A. candidate with an emphasis in Rhetorical Leadership planning to graduate in December 2011. I returned home to Wisconsin to finish school following a ten year career as a Non Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Army. My research interests include rhetoric and public policy deliberation, classical rhetoric and depression era American history. My personal interests include hunting, fishing or any other time spent in the great outdoors with my Labrador.

Courses Completed:

Argumentation in Theory and Practice, Communication and Social Order, Critical Analysis of Communication, Rhetorics of Community and Social Controversy, Rhetorical Theory, History of Rhetoric, Rhetorical Leadership and Ethics, American Biographies, History of the United States 1945 to present

Convention Paper Presentations

Casetta, C.A. (2010, April). Final vindication: General MacArthur’s apologia to the cadets at West Point and the country. Central States Communication Association Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Casetta, C.A. (2011, April). Articulating retreat: A presidential sub-genre. Central States Communication Association Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.