OpEds and Letters

Richard Cherwitz, “Bolton Book Reveals Failure of Iowa’s Senators,Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 27, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Call to Address Racism in College Athletics, Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 20, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “UT Student-Athletes Voice Concerns about Racism,” Austin American-Statesman, June 17, 2020.

This also was published in the El Paso Times and several other Texas newspapers.

Richard Cherwitz, “Countering Trump’s Claims about COVID-19—A Rhetorical Pathway for Democrats, Communication Currents, June 10, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, "'When the Looting Starts, the Shooting Starts’—A Rhetorical Trope Fuels Racism,” Capital Times, June 10, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Timely Lessons from Communication Research in the Wake of COVID-19, Liberal Education (Association of American Colleges and Universities), June 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Dangerous Consequences of Rhetoric,” Dallas Morning News, June 5, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “All Americans Have a Moral and Patriotic Duty to Speak Up,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 4, 2020.

Cherwitz, Richard, “The Rhetorical Challenge for Democrats in 2020,” Capital Times, June 3, 2020.

Richard, Cherwitz, “President Trump’s Trope Glorifies Racism,” Rockford Register Star, June 2, 2020

This also was reprinted in the Peoria Journal Star.

Cherwitz, Richard, “FDR’s ‘Hoovervilles’—A Rhetorical Lesson for Biden,” Austin American-Statesman, June 1, 2020.

A longer letter also was published in the Kansas City Star.

Richard Cherwitz, “Looting Leads to Shooting—Rhetoric Stokes Racism,” Tampa Bay Times, June 1, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “To Beat Trump, Democrats Need to Paint a Picture with Words,Quad City Times, May 28, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Vaccine Promise—Realistic or Rhetorical Flack,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, May 23, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Operation Warp Speed—A Rhetorical Ploy,San Antonio Express-News, May 22, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “An Effective Rhetorical Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, May 20, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Public Health Experts Didn’t Say at the Senate Hearing Really Matters” Tampa Bay Times, May 14, 2020.

This also was published in the Waco Tribune-Herald and abbreviated versions in the Houston Chronicle, Washington Times and Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Cuomo’s Briefings Offer a Master Class in Crisis Response,” Buffalo News, May 14, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rhetoric—a Masterly Example of Leadership,” Capital Times, May 14, 2020.

Richard, Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Assessment of Kayleigh McEnany’s First White House Briefing,” Capital Times, May 8, 2020.

 This also was published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen

Richard Cherwitz, “Protestors Following President’s Rhetorical Lead,” San Antonio Express-News, May 1, 2020.

An abbreviated version was published in the Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Fighting Covid-19 Misinformation: A Rhetorical Challenge,” Capital Times, April 29, 2020.

A version of this op-ed also was published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

Richard Cherwitz, “When Our Politics Trumps Our Public Health,” Waco Tribune-Herald, April 26, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, "Vice President Pence’s Rhetoric—Different Melody, Same Lyrics," Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 22, 2020.

An abbreviated version also was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Austin American-Statesman

Richard Cherwitz, “Vice President Pence’s Insidious Rhetoric,” Dallas Morning News, April 22, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Consummatory Rhetoric—The Source of Trump’s Persuasion,” CAP Times (Wisconsin), April 20, 2020.

This also was published in the San Antonio Express-News

Richard Cherwitz, “The Bully Pulpit—A President’s Most Consequential Tool,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 18, 2020

An abbreviated version also was published in the Waco Tribune-Herald

Richard Cherwitz, “Visual Rhetoric May Produce Better COVID-19 Outcomes,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 6, 2020.

This also was published in the Omaha World-Herald

Richard Cherwitz, “Seeing is Believing, Even Overwhelming the Powers of Rhetoric,” Waco Tribune-Herald, April 4, 2020.

This also was published in the CAP Times

Richard Cherwitz, “Looking for Helpful Rhetoric in Times of Crisis,” Hartford Courant, April 2, 2020

This also was published in the Dallas Morning News and The Record (New Jersey)

Richard Cherwitz, “Reporters, Stop Taking the Bait After Trump Goes Off on Reporters,” Des Moines Register, April 2, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Power of the President’s Daily COVID-19 Briefings,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 1, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “How Media Treatment of Trump’s Daily Briefings Give Him a Rhetorical Advantage,” Tampa Bay Times, March 31, 2020

Richard Cherwitz, “Health and Financial Consequences of COVID-19 Call for a ‘New Deal,’”  Capital Times, March 25, 2020.

An abbreviated version also was published in the Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “We Can Still Unify Against COVID-19,” San Antonio Express-News, March 20, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “The COVID-19 Pandemic Needs an FDR-like Rhetorical Response,” Current Commentary, March 19, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “We Must Follow FDR’s Resolve in Fighting Coronavirus,” Orlando Sentinel, March 19, 2020

Richard Cherwitz, “Can Government Save Us?” Washington Times, March 19, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Words Matter, Especially Mixed with Lies, Exaggerations,” Waco Tribune-Herald, March 15, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Words Can’t Change Reality of a Pandemic,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 14, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “When Political Rhetoric Backfires,” San Antonio Express-News,” March 13, 2020.

This also was published in the CAP Times (Wisconsin)

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Opponents Should Focus on Empathy, Stability,” Orlando Sentinel, March 12, 2020.

This also was published in the Los Angeles Times and Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Rhetorical Miscalculations Can Have Disastrous Political Consequences,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, March 11, 2020.

This also was published in the San Antonio Express-News.

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats, Stop Shooting Yourselves in the Foot,” New York Daily News, March 7, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Democratic Rhetoric is Counterproductive,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 6, 2020.

 This also was published by the Omaha World Herald.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Threat Posed by a President Who Can’t be Trusted,” CAP Times (Wisconsin), March 6, 2020.

This also was published in the Dallas Morning News.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Implications of Super Tuesday’s Primaries,” Washington Post, March 6, 2020.

This also was published in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Richard Cherwitz, “Anderson Cooper’s Interview of Blagojevich Is Rhetorically Significant , Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 29, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Political Rhetoric Has Consequences,” San Antonio Express-News, February 28, 2020.

A version of this op-ed was published by the Iowa City Press-Citizenand the Tampa Bay Times.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Did CNN’s Interview of Blagojevich Tell Us about the State of Our Political Rhetoric?" CAP Times  (Wisconsin), February 27, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Rhetoric Continues to Infect Our Political Culture, Rockford Register Star, February 26, 2020.

This also was published in the Freeport Journal Standard

Richard Cherwitz, “Barr’s Misleading Rhetoric—He Doth Protest Too Much,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 22, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Attorney General Barr’s Rhetoric—A Wink and a Nod,” CAP Times (Wisconsin), February 21, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, National Communication Association (NCA) “Communication Matters” Podcast [Why Scholars Should Write Op-Eds and Strategies for Doing So], February 20, 2020 [Podcast starts at 20 minute mark.].

Richard Cherwitz, “Mere Rhetoric Ensures Trump’s Retribution,” Twin City Times (Lewiston-Auburn Maine’s Weekly Newspaper), February 20, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Attorney General Barr’s Rhetoric Admonishing Trump Was Disingenuous,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 19, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Barr’s Needs to Step Up and Tender His Resignation,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, February 18, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Time for McConnell to be Held Accountable for Enabling Trump, Louisville Courier Journal, February 17, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Attorney General Barr’s Statement—Empty Rhetoric,” New York Daily News, February 16, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Texas Republican Leaders Unleash the President,” Dallas Morning News, February 16, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Susan Collins Let Us Down—Again,” Sun Journal (Maine), February 16, 2020.

The Sun Journal also published a letter responding to a reader’s reaction to the op-ed.

Rick Cherwitz, “Attorney General's Comments about Donald Trump's Tweets Mean Little,” Shreveport Times, February 15, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Hold Senator Ernst Accountable for Unleashing Trump,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 15, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “It's Up to Voters to Hold Trump and His Enablers Accountable,” CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin), February 14, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Vote to Hold Them Accountable,” Longview News-Journal, February 13, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Susan Collins Rhetoric Empowers Trump,” Bangor Daily News, February 11, 2020.

This also was published in the Boston Globe

Richard Cherwitz, “Thankful for Mitt Romney,” Houston Chronicle, February 9, 2020.

This was also published in the CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin).

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats Lose Chance to Shape Message Thanks to Iowa Caucus Fiasco,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 8, 2020

An abbreviated version was also published in the Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Stop the Hypocrisy—Act on Religious Principles,” Waco Tribune-Herald, February 7, 2020

 This also was published in the Deserte News and an abbreviated version in the Austin American-Statesman

Richard Cherwitz, “Caucus Delay Penalizes Candidates,” Quad City Times, February 6, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Consequences of the Iowa Caucus Debacle,” Omaha World-Herald, February 5, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Fallacy of Senator Lamar Alexander’s Argument,” Knoxville News Sentinel, February 3, 2020.

This was also published in the Memphis Commercial Appeal

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Defense Employs a Unique Rhetorical Tactic,” CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin), February 2, 2020

Richard Cherwitz, “Rhetorically Assessing the Opening Statements by Trump’s Attorneys,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, February 1, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Adam Schiff’s Speeches—a Rhetorical Tour de Force,” San Antonio Express-News, January 28, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why McConnell is Rushing the Senate Trial,” Tampa Bay Tribune, January 26, 2020.

This was also published in the CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin).

Richard Cherwitz, “Schiff’s Opening Statement Was a Masterly Display of Rhetoric,” Buffalo News, January 24, 2020.

An abbreviated version also was published in the Hartford Courant and Waco Herald-Tribune

Richard Cherwitz, “Pelosi’s Pen-Signing Ceremony—the Medium Is the Message,” San Antonio Express-News, January 23, 2020.

This also was published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

Richard Cherwitz, “Pelosi’s Impeachment Ceremony—A Rhetorical Mistake,” Waco Herald Tribune, January 18, 2020.

This also was published in the Washington Times, CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin) and Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Time Is Now to Scale Back the Saber-Rattling Rhetoric," Albuquerque Journal, January 14, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Iran Affords President Trump a Rhetorical Off Ramp,” Current Commentary, January 13, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Will Trump Ever Be Personally Accountable?” Iowa City Press-Citizen, January 11, 2020

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Rhetoric Can’t Change His Legacy,” Dallas Morning News, January 10, 2020.

This also was published in the Waco Tribune-Herald.

Richard Cherwitz, “War as Political Strategy — Trump’s Rhetorical Deflection and Projection,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 6, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Wag the Dog Response to Iran,” Austin American-Statesman, January 5, 2020.

This also was published by the CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin).

Richard Cherwitz, “Impeachment as Motivating Trump’s Airstrike in Iraq, Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Never Again Rhetoric Fails to Prevent Anti-Semitism,San Antonio Express-News, January 3, 2020.

Richard Cherwitz, “Iowa Alumnus Salutes Hawkeye Football Program,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, January 1, 2020.

This commentary was also published in the Quad City Times.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Usual Rhetoric Won’t Stop Anti-Semitism,” Dallas Morning News, December 31, 2019.

This also was published by the Boston Globe, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Tampa Bay Times, New York Daily News, Miami Herald and Waco Tribune-Herald.

Richard Cherwitz, “If the Public Square of Persuasion Empties, Can Democracy Survive?”San Antonio Express-News, December 30, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, "Have ‘Political Persuaders’ Killed the Public Square?” Iowa City Press-Citizen, December 24, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Does the U.S. Still Have a Public Square for Persuasion?” Orlando Sentinel, December 22, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “How Do We Respond to the Loss of the Public Square?” The CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin), December 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “In Search of a Model for Political Persuasion,” Knoxville News-Sentinel, December 19, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Underpins Political Polarization?” San Antonio Express-News, December 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Our Country is in an Epistemological Crisis,” CAP Times (Madison, WI), December 9, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “How Rhetorical Epistemology Helps Explain Political Polarization,” Current Commentary, December 7, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Republicans Expanding on ‘Truth Isn’t Truth’,” Waco Herald-Tribune, December 4, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Epistemological Crisis Exacerbating Political Polarization,” Tampa Bay Times, December 3, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Ron Johnson’s Ad Hominem Attacks Are Wrong,” CAP Times (Madison, WI), November 30, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Antidote to Increasing Anti-Semitism,” The Jewish Press, November 29, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “If Senate Doesn't Convict, Trump Knows He Can Get Away with Anything,” Lafayette Daily Advertiser, November 27, 2019.

This op-ed was also published in the Shreveport Times.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Analysis of Impeachment and the 2020 Election,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, November 27, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Communication Scholar Discusses Impeachment and 2020 Election," San Antonio Express-News, November 26, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Dr. Fiona Hill—a Model Witness and Professional,” Houston Chronicle, November 23, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Senator Ron Johnson Guilty of Ad Hominem Argument,” San Antonio Express-News, November 21, 2019.

This op-ed also was published by the Washington Spectator and New York Daily News

Richard Cherwitz, “AG Barr’s Untruthful Rhetoric Following California Shooting,” Arizona Republic, November 18, 2019.

This was also published in the Austin American-Statesman, the Houston Chronicle and the CAP Times

Richard Cherwitz, “Nikki Haley’s Rhetoric of Political Opportunism,” Dallas Morning News, November 18, 2019.

This was also published in The CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin)

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Challenge of Fighting Anti -Semitism,” Des Moines Register, November 14, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Can We Trust Someone to Speak Truthfully Who Rarely Does?,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 13, 2019.

Different versions of this appeared in the Toledo Blade and several other Ohio newspapers.

Richard Cherwitz, “We Must Bear Witness to Anti-Semitism,Washington Times, November 11, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Predictable Rhetorical Response to Impeachment, Iowa City Press-Citizen, November 9, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Is Trump’s Rhetoric Counterproductive?”, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 8, 2019. 

A version was also published in the Dallas Morning News                        

Richard Cherwitz, “The Administration’s Rhetorical Diversions Continue," Buffalo News, November 2, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Diversions—the Rhetorical Norm," Des Moines Register, November 1, 2019.

This was also published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette           

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Announced Baghdadi’s Death like a Public Relations Stunt,” Hartford Courant, October 30, 2019.

 Versions of this were published by the Dallas Morning News and Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Richard Cherwitz, “Chris Wallace of Fox News Exhibits Journalism at Its Best,” Des Moines Register, October 27, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Chris Wallace Shows Political Bias Not Inherent,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 26, 2019.

Versions of this also appeared in the Waco Tribune-Herald and The CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin)

Richard Cherwitz, “Seeking the Truth Without Any Bias,” San Antonio Express-News, October 24, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Media Bias Is Not an Inherent Problem,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, October 23, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Exposing Trump’s Rhetorical Refrain as a Facade,” Dallas Morning News, October 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “McConnell Undermines Constitution," Orlando Sentinel, October 18, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump is Crazy Like and Fox and the Media Enable It,” The CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin), October 13, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why the Administration’s Rhetorical Stonewalling Strategy Works," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Trump Rhetoric Floods the Zone—Will This Lessen Faith in America’s Great Experiment?, Boston Globe, October 5, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Eight Cautionary Notes Democrats Should Include," Greenville Herald-Banner October 4, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats—Don’t Shoot Yourselves in the Foot,” Waco Tribune-Herald, October 4, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, The Rhetorical Challenge of Responding to Trump’s Playbook,” Houston Chronicle, October 4, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Ballot Box May be the Ultimate Way to Preserve Rule of Law" The CAP Times (Madison, Wisconsin), October 3, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Fox News Interview of Trump Defender Is Telling,” Austin American-Statesman, October 2, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Attempts to Defend Trump—an Emerging Rhetorical Pattern,” Des Moines Register, September 30, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Second Verse Same as the First—an Emerging Rhetorical Narrative," Dallas Morning News, September 30, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “President Trump’s Rhetoric Never Changes,” San Antonio Express-News, September 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump's Latest Scandal Follows a Depressingly Predictable Pattern,” USA Today, September 27, 2019.

This op-ed also was published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

Richard Cherwitz,Democratic Candidates Face New Challenge in Impeachment Inquiry," Waco Tribune-Herald, September 26, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Cautionary Note for Democratic 2020 Campaign Rhetoric,” USA Today, September 25, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Controversial but Needed Rhetorical Strategy for Democrats in 2020,” Orlando Sentinel, September 8, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Senate Obliged to Legislate," Washington Times, September 5, 2019.

This was also published in the Waco-Tribune-Herald and several other newspapers

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Discourse Becomes More Dangerous," Philadelphia Inquirer, September 1, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Untruthful Rhetoric Is Dangerous,” Austin American-Statesman, August 28, 2019.

Patrick Beach, “Recognizing Richard Cherwitz and UT’s Public Intellectuals,” Houston Chronicle, August 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Anti-Semitic Rhetoric Weaponizes Religion,” USA Today, August 22, 2019.

A version of this was published in the Dallas Morning News and Waco Tribune-Herald.

Richard Cherwitz, “Hate Speech Fueling Mass Shootings,” San Antonio Express-News, August 21, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Strategy for Democrats in 2020,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, August 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Democratic Presidential Debates—Reflections of a Communication Scholar,” Quad-City Times, August 12, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s El Paso Visit—An Inappropriate Rhetorical Response,” Orlando Sentinel, August 8, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Rhetorical Responses to "Gotcha" Moments in Politics," Waco Tribune, August 6, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Mass Shootings—Rhetoric Matters,” New York Daily News, August 6, 2019.

Shorter versions were published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Richard Cherwitz, "Contradictions--Argumentative Fallacy or Political Virtue?," USA Today, August 5, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Presidential Debates Aren’t Debates—Key Question Missed,” St. LouisPost-Dispatch, August 2, 2019.

A version of this ran in the Dallas Morning News and Houston Chronicle.

Richard Cherwitz, “How the News Media Rhetorically Empower Trump,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, August 2, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Media—Stop Empowering President Trump’s Rhetoric,” San Antonio Express-News, August 1, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Mueller’s Testimony is Most Persuasive in Small Bites,” Austin American-Statesman, July 27, 2019.

A short version of this appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Dallas Morning News

Richard Cherwitz, “Mueller’s Testimony—the Rhetorical Power of Visual Messaging,” USA Today, July 26, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Are Dreams Instructive?—What Autoethnographic Research Might Reveal about Trump’s Rhetoric,” Citizen Critics, July 23, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Has Trump Won the Audience?,” San Antonio Express-News, July 22, 2019.

This op-ed was also published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

Richard Cherwitz, “What Ethnographic Research Might Reveal About the Rhetorical Significance of Audiences,” Communication Currents, July 19, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, How Trump Rhetorically Lowers Expectations, USA Today, July 9, 2019.

This was also published in the Austin American-Statesman

Patrick Beach, “Separating Political Bias from Academic Expertise—The Role of Public Intellectuals,” University Business, July 2, 2019  [Beach discusses how IE founder Cherwitz exemplifies what it means to be a public intellectual].

Patrick Beach, “Iowa Alumnus Sets Example for Public Intellectuals,” Iowa City Press-Citizen,  June 29, 2019 [Beach salutes IE founder and professor Cherwitz for his contributions as a public intellectual.]

Patrick Beach, “UT Professor Exemplifies the Importance of Public Intellectuals,” San Antonio Express-News, June 25, 2019. [Beach praises the important work done by IE founder professor Cherwitz over the past four decades.]

Richard Cherwitz, “Detecting Gulf of Tonkin Echoes in Today's War of Words,” Waco Tribune-Herald, June 20, 2019.

Versions of this commentary were published by the San Antonio Express News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Iowa City Press-Citizen and several other newspapers.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Gulf of Oman—Another Gulf of Tonkin?,” USA Today, June 18, 2019.

Versions of this were published by the Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle and Boston Globe

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Become a Public Intellectual?—Reflections of a Communication Scholar,” Liberal Education, Summer, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Trump’s D-Day Anniversary Rhetoric was Not Sincere,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 12, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Naively Hoping Trump’s D-Day Anniversary Rhetoric was Sincere,” New York Times, June 9, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Language is the Key to Holding Trump Accountable,” Communication Currents, June 7, 2019

Versions of this commentary were published in the Waco Tribune-Herald and Greenville Herald-Banner

Richard Cherwitz, “How Should We Interpret Robert Mueller’s Words?” Austin American-Statesman, June 6, 2019.

A version of this commentary was published by the Herald-Banner

Richard Cherwitz, “Reading the Lines and Between the Lines of Mueller’s Statement,” San Antonio Express-News, June 3, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Reading of Mueller’s Statement Is Instructive,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 1, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Republicans Continue to Embrace Trump’s Unpatriotic Rhetoric,” USA Today, May 31, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Analysis of Mueller’s Televised Statement,” Boston Globe, May 30, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Significance of Republican Silence on Trump,” Chicago Sun-Times, May 29, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Abortion Rhetoric Matters,” Houston Chronicle, May 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “It’s about Choice—Word Choice,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 22, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Misleading 'Pro-Life' Label Frames the Argument,” Columbus Dispatch, May 23, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Anti-Abortion Law Mislabeled ‘Pro-Life’”, Washington Spectator, May 22, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “'Pro-life' Policies Should Be Labeled ‘Pro-Birth' Laws Instead,” Montgomery Advertiser, May 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Stonewalling Strategy,” Citizen Critics, May 13, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s ‘Four Corners’ Offense an Effective Strategy for 2020,” The Hill, May 12, 2019

A version of this op-ed was published in the Herald-Banner

Richard Cherwitz, “Rhetoric Is Essential to the Health of Democracy,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, May 11, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “How the Dems Can Soften the Blow of the Coming Nomination Battles” Herald-Banner, May 8, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Why A. G. Barr’s Testimony Was Both Frustrating and Instructive,” Dallas Morning News, May 8, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “How the Democrats Might Avoid Eating their Own,” The Hill, May 4, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Pathway for Democrats to Unite Despite Differences,” Buffalo News, May 4, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Effect of A.G. Barr’s Testimony,” Chicago Sun-Times, May 4, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “2020 Election or Impeachment: A Rhetorical Dilemma,” Austin American-Statesman, May 2, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Makes Buttigieg’s Message Different,” San Antonio Express-News, April 30, 2019.

This op-ed was also published in several other newspapers, including the Gazette and Herald Banner

Daily Kos Applauds Cherwitz Op-Ed published in The Hill, April 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Democratic Hopefuls Could Learn from Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg,” The Hill, April 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats' Best Rhetorical Strategy: Forget Mueller, Focus on Kitchen Table Issues,” Des Moines Register, April 24, 2019.

Versions of this op-ed were published in several other newspapers, including the Press-Citizen

Richard Cherwitz, “The Democrat’s Rhetorical Conundrum,” Houston Chronicle, April 22, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Mueller Report Remains a Public Relations War,” Dallas Morning News, April 21, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Balancing Constitutional Responsibility with Political Motivations—A Rhetorical Challenge” Houston Chronicle, April 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Sanders and Buttigieg are Teaching Us about Rhetoric,” Communication Currents, April 19, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Preach Outside the Choir,” Washington Times, April 19, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Democrats Can Learn about Rhetoric from Sanders and Buttigieg,” New York Daily News, April 18, 2019.

Versions of this op-ed were published in several other newspapers, including the Herald-Banner.

Richard Cherwitz, “Mayor Pete’s Distinctive Rhetoric,” South Bend Tribune, April 18, 2019.

Versions of this were published in The Journal-Gazette, Herald-Times and several other newspapers.

Richard Cherwitz, “How We Talk when We Talk about Politics,” Houston Chronicle, April 12, 2019.

Expanded versions of this op-ed were published in several other newspapers, including the Herald-Banner

Richard Cherwitz, “William Barr’s Word Choice is No Coincidence,” Chicago Sun-Times, April 12, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Barr Uses Language to His Advantage,” Des Moines Register, April 10, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “What Rhetoric Teaches Us about Politics,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, April 10,2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Vice President Biden’s Rhetorical Problem,” USA Today, April 10,2019

[This letter was republished in the Dallas Morning News and several other newspapers.]

Richard Cherwitz, “Does Trump Speech Bring out Anti-Semites and Racists?” San Antonio Express-News, April 1, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Denounce White Supremacists,” Dallas Morning News, March 31, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Significance of What Barr Omitted,” Washington Spectator, March 29, 2019.

A version of this letter was published in the Albuquerque Journal

Richard Cherwitz, “The Inherent Link between President Trump’s Rhetoric and Violent Acts,” Houston Chronicle, March 29, 2019.

Versions of this op-ed were also published in the Herald Banner and several other newspapers.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Mueller Report—an Inevitable Rhetorical Refrain,” Austin American-Statesman, March 28, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “How Much Responsibility Should We Assign to Trump for the Rise of anti-Semitism and Hate Crimes?” The Washington Spectator, March 26, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Mueller Report—Trump’s Rhetorical Advantage,” New York Times, March 25, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Isn’t the Cause, but His Rhetoric Incites,” The Herald News, March 23, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “When Trump Trashes McCain, This Is Why We Can't Look Away,” CNN, March 22, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Hateful Rhetoric Begets Hate,” New York Daily News, March 21, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Admissions Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg, Houston Chronicle, March 19, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Incites Hatred and Violence,” Los Angeles Times, March 19, 2019

[A version of this letter was published by the Courier-Journal.]

Richard Cherwitz, “Money Can Buy Anything,” Dallas Morning News, March 18, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Universities Must Learn to Engage Society—Public Universities Positioned to Lead Way with Bold Measures,” Herald Banner, March 16, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Admissions Scandal Underscores the Problem of Wealth Concentration,” Herald-Banner, March 14, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Admissions Fraud is Symptomatic of a Larger Problem,” Boston Globe, March 14, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats Must Not Allow President Trump to Set the Rhetorical Agenda for the 2020 Campaign, The Hill, March 13, 2019.

Versions of this op-ed were published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen and Greenville Herald-Banner.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Significance of Questions in Congressional Hearings,” Des Moines Register, March 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was the Only One Doing Her Job during Michael Cohen's Hearing,” USA Today, March 9, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Like Her or Not, Ocasio-Cortez Showed How Congress Should, but Won’t, Ask Questions,” Greenville Herald-Banner, March 8, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “What Congress Can Learn from Ocasio-Cortez’s Inquisitive Questions,” Citizen Critics, March 6, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Ocasio-Cortez Shows Value of Questioning as Inquiry,” Buffalo News, March 5, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Representative Jordan’s Evasiveness Reveals Democrats Rhetorical Challenge,“ Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune, March 5, 2019. [One of the larger cities in Representative Jim Jordan’s congressional district is Tiffin, Ohio. After reading several of his recent op-eds, the Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune invited Cherwitz to offer his thoughts on Jordan’s interview about Michael Cohen with NBC’s Chuck Todd.]

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Universities Should Embrace Intellectual Entrepreneurship,” Fort Worth Business Press, March 4, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “What We Can All Learn from How AOC Questioned Cohen,” New York Daily News, March 1, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Cohen’s Testimony Won’t Move the Needle,” Dallas Morning News, March 1, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “National Emergency—an Inflection Point for Trump’s Presidency?”, San Antonio Express-News, February 26, 2019.

This op-ed was picked up by several other newspapers, including the Greenville Herald-Banner. (Richard Cherwitz, “Congress Must Not Give Away Its Most Important Power: The Purse,” February 27, 2019)

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Timing May Rhetorically Hinder Bernie Sanders,” Dallas Morning News, February 25, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Munich Conference—the Sound of Silence,” Orlando Sentinel, February 21, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Challenge Facing Bernie Sanders,” USA Today, February 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Framing of 2020,” Austin American-Statesman, February 20, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “No Kings,” Houston Chronicle, February 18, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorical Strategy for 2020 Democrats,” Dallas Morning News, February 17, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Challenge Facing Democrats,” USA Today, February 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Rhetorician’s Read of Trump’s Second State of the Union,” Citizen Critics, February 7, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Focus on Vision for Future, Not Russia Soap Opera,” Dallas Morning News, February 5, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Challenge of Political Compromise,” Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 3, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Intellectual Entrepreneurship Asks, ‘What is Possible,’” University Business, January/February, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Compromise is Missing Ingredient in Shutdown Drama,” Buffalo News, January 31, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, Politicians Must Learn How to Argue,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, January 30, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Compromise Requires a Face Saving Rhetorical Environment,” Medium, January 29, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Patience on Impeachment Still the Prudent Course,” San Antonio Express-News, January 24, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Rebuke of Principles,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 18, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Robert Mueller Won’t Save Us,” Boston Globe, January 17, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical Lesson Trump Could Learn from Teddy Roosevelt,” Houston Chronicle, January 16, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Shutdown Debate Isn't about a Wall--It’s about Winning a Rhetorical War,” Des Moines Register, January 15, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Government Shutdown Represents a Rhetorical Impasse,” Los Angeles Times, January 13, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Border-Wall Debate Akin to Public-Relations Campaign—A Rhetorical War,” Orlando Sentinel, January 11, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Focus Not on Trump’s Lies, But His Rhetorical Strategy,” USA Today, January 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “President Trump as a Test of the Rhetorical Construction of Reality Hypothesis,” Communication Currents, January 10, 2019.

Richard Cherwitz, “Not How a Democracy Is Intended to Function.” Austin American-Statesman, January 9, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “President Trump, Sarah Sanders Jointly Concoct a Publicity Stunt,” Arizona Republic, January 7, 2019

Richard Cherwitz, “Why President Trump Can’t Rhetorically Construct Reality — the Intrusion of Facts,” Dialogue & Discourse,” January 1, 2019.

Cherwitz Op-Ed Voted One of USA Today’s “Our Most-Read Stories of 2018,” December 31, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why President Trump Can’t Rhetorically Construct Reality—the Intrusion of Facts,” Medium, December 28, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Real Journalists Hold Feet to Fire,” Washington Times, December 28, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Signs of Hope from Watching Fox News,” Houston Chronicle, December 22, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “There's Hope for Fox News When its Anchors Hold Trump Administration Officials Accountable, Des Moines Register, December 21, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Press Is a Check on Our Government,” USA Today, December 19, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Faith in the Fourth Estate—Fox News Rises to the Occasion,” Dallas Morning News, December 18, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Fourth Estate—Commitment to Truth in the Age of Trump?Medium, December 17, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Shadow Rhetoric in the George Bush Eulogies,” Des Moines Register, December 10, 2018.

This op-ed also was published in several other outlets, including the San Antonio Express-News and several others

Richard Cherwitz, “Shadow Rhetoric in the George Bush Eulogies — An Aristotelian Enthymeme,” Medium, December 10, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Bush Euologies Put Trump in Perspective,” Dallas Morning News, December 9, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Stop Making Hatred a Political Issue—A Rhetorical Perspective,” TribTalk (a publication of the Texas Tribune), December 6, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Eulogies Remind Us of Our Nation’s Resilience,Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 5, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Wants to Have His Cake and Eat It, Too,” Salt Lake Tribune, December 4, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Logic behind Trump’s Mueller Rhetoric,” Dallas Morning News, December 4, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why I Asked Hillary Clinton Not to Run,” Austin American-Statesman, December 3, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Rhetorical and Political Reasons Hillary Clinton Should Not Run,” New York Daily News, November 27, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Concession Speeches Are Important and Necessary Political Ritual,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, November 22, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Post-election Speeches Help Us Heal” Houston Chronicle, November 21, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Concession Speeches—Important and Necessary Rhetorical Ritual,” Medium, November 19, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Empty Rhetoric—Words without Action Are Hollow,” Dallas Morning News, November 17, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “A Scholar and Citizen Reflects on the 2018 Election,” Des Moines Register, November 16, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Random Musings about the Post-2018 Election State of American Politics,” Medium, November 15, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Observations about the 2018 Election by a Partisan and Communication Scholar,” Medium, November 9, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Positive Notes for Democrats,” Dallas Morning News, November 8, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Campaign Rhetoric Perpetuates an Unsustainable Republican Voting Demographic,” USA Today, November 8, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Imagine a Principled Stand,” Dallas Morning News, November 1, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, "Hold Trump Accountable for His Words," San Antonio Express-News, October 29, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “How Trump’s Words Incite Violence,” Medium, October 28, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “So You Want to Be Heard? Exchange Ideas,” Houston Chronicle, October 27, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Words Have Consequences,” Boston Globe, October 26, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Will Trump Ever Learn That His Hateful, Inciting Words Matter?” Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump Empowers Voices of Hatred—What Will Voters Say in 2018?” Medium, October 23, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Diversifying Graduate Education through Intellectual Entrepreneurship: What Forty Years Taught Me,” Medium, October 21, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Universities Served Well by ‘Intellectual Entrepreneur’ Mindset,” Austin Business Journal, October 19, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Can We Survive this Incivility,” Dallas Morning News, October 19, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “O’Rourke, Cruz Are Speaking to Two Different Audiences,” USA Today, October 18, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Language is the Key to Understanding the Trump Effect,” Medium, October 15, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “What a Rhetorical Analysis Reveals about Judge Kavanaugh,” San Antonio Express-News, October 3, 2018.

Aaron Barlow, “Stop Disparaging Professors—They Work for a Better America,” Medium, October 2, 2018 [Barlow spotlights UT’s Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) initiative and other efforts by IE founder Cherwitz as a rhetorical scholar to be a public intellectual].

Richard Cherwitz, “The Republican Response to Professor Ford—We All Lost,USA Today, September 28, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “The Burden of Proof in a Supreme Court Nomination,” Dallas Morning News, September 26, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Scholars, Editorials Are Our Civic Obligation,” Texas Tribune, September 20, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Discussion is Essential for Democracy: Our Responsibility Is to Stand Up and Speak Truth to Power,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 18, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Have We Reached the Tipping Point?” USA Today, September 17, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Complacency Will Aid in the Rise of Anti-Semitism and Racial Bias,” San Antonio Express-News, September 14, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Moving Beyond Polarization in Order to Persuade,” Houston Chronicle, September 13, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “All of Us Have a Natural Tendency to Become Rigid,” Austin American-Statesman, September 13, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz and Patrick Beach, “Words Help Reveal Motives for the Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed, Des Moines Register, September 13, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Waiting for Truth to Prevail,” Dallas Morning News, September 12, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Resolving Political Dissonance,” New York Times, September 10, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “2 Shared Nothing in Common,” Dallas Morning News, September 2, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Bring Back the Rule of Law,” Dallas Morning News, August 28, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Americans Must Have the Courage to Protest Trump Often and Loudly," Des Moines Register, August 26, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “As Holocaust Memories Fade, Trump Welcomes Voices of Hatred, Houston Chronicle, August 23, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Rhetorical Strategy,” Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2018.

Aaron Barlow, “The Professors,” Houston Chronicle, August 19, 2018 [Barlow documents the contributions of IE founder and director Cherwitz. He uses Cherwitz’ IE initiatives and essays in rhetorical studies as examples of what professors can do in the public sphere as participants in the American experiment—not for any particular political or social cause but as "public intellectuals."].

Richard Cherwitz, “Claims Create Another Distraction,” Dallas Morning News,” August 18, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, Omarosa Stories Not News,Washington Times, August 16, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Rhetoric,” San Antonio Express-News, August 15, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “No Moral Victory,” Austin American-Statesman, August 13, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Protectors,” Houston Chronicle, August 11, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “By the Numbers,” Dallas Morning News, August 8, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Fact vs. Opinion,” Washington Times, August 7, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Even When They Misfire, Trump’s Shots at Russia Probe Are Landing", Boston Globe, August 2, 2018

Richard Cherwitz and Stefanie Sanford, “Communication and Knowledge in the 21st Century—Lessons for Higher Education,” University Business, August, 2018 [The authors argue that IE represents one way higher education in the 21st century can prudently balance professional and academic realms.]

Richard Cherwitz, “Too Early to Celebrate,Dallas Morning News, July 31, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Don’t Legitimize North Korea’s Leader,” Dallas Morning News, July 11, 2018
[Versions of this all appeared in the Houston Chronicle and several other newspapers.]

Rick Cherwitz, “North Korea Summit as Public Relations,” New York Times, July 9, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Voting Is a Responsibility,” Dallas Morning News, July 1, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “The Power of Language-in-Use,” Communication Currents, June 26, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz,”Trumpian Language is Strategic Rhetoric,” Houston Chronicle, June 12, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Focus on Why Trump Says What He Says, Not on What,” San Antonio Express-News, June 8, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “How Trump’s Critics Help Him Talk His Way Out of Trouble,” Austin American-Statesman, June 7, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Trump's Own Dishonest Words Are His Best Weapon in the Russia Investigation,” Los Angeles Times, June 2, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Greatest Impact is Rhetorical — and Insidious,” Boston Globe, May 31, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Do So Few Talented Minority Students Pursue Doctorates?,” Dallas Morning News, May 21, 2018. [Cherwitz documents the impact IE has on increasing diversity.]

Rick Cherwitz, “Behavior Doesn’t Negate Truth,” Dallas Morning News, May 1, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, “Universities Must Engage Society,” Houston Chronicle, May 11, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, “'Roseanne' Could Defuse Intolerance,” Dallas Morning News, April 4, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “How President Trump Might Respond to Robert Mueller,” Boston Globe, March 26, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, “McCabe’s Firing—Timing is the Message,” USA Today, March 19, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, G.O.P. and Russia Inquiry: ‘Party above Principle,’New York Times, March 15, 2018

Rick Cherwitz, “It's Time for Public Universities to Replot Their Course to Better Serve Society,” Austin Business Journal, March 9, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, “Research Universities Must Strive to Collaborate with Community,” Austin American-Statesman, March 8, 2018

Rick Cherwitz, “Intellectual Entrepreneurship—Engaging Universities with Society,” Dallas Morning News, March 1, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Questioning Judgment” San Francisco Chronicle, February 12, 2018.

Rick Cherwitz, “Has President Trump's attitude rubbed off on Gen. John Kelly?” Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Resist Textbook Autocracy,” Dallas Morning News, February 4, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Actions Reveal He’s Hiding Something,” Austin American-Statesman, January 31, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “So What Do You Have to Hide?” New York Times, January 27, 2018

Richard Cherwitz and Stefanie Sanford, “Rhetoric and Knowledge in the 21st Century,” San Antonio Express-News, January 14, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Decency—The Noblest of Virtues,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 6, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “End the Turmoil,” San Antonio Express-News, January 4, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “2018 Elections Will Tell the Story,” Dallas Morning News, January 1, 2018

Richard Cherwitz, “Hope for 2018,” Houston Chronicle, January 1, 2018.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Available Means of Persuasion,” Austin American-Statesman, December 25, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump's Tweets Are All His,” Dallas Morning News, December 10, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “The Sad State of Politics and Morality,” New York Times, December 8, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “The Official Words of the President,” Washington Post, December 6, 2017.

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Tweets are the Official Word of the President,” USA Today, December 5, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “How to Handle Trump’s Tweets,” Los Angeles Times, October 19, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “It’s Time for Republicans To Act,New York Times, October 11, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Deal-making Approach is Predictable,” USA TODAY, September 18, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump is Predictable,” Dallas Morning News, September 18, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, "When Does an Enabler Become an Accomplice?" Austin American-Statesman, August 21, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Choose Your Words Carefully,” Dallas Morning News, August 20, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Democrats, Pay Attention,” Dallas Morning News, August 5, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “A Trump Cover-up? Look to the Romans,” Houston Chronicle, August 5, 2017

Rick Cherwitz, “Why Classical Theories of Rhetoric Matter in the Trump Presidency,” Communication Currents, July 25, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump is Sure Talking Like Someone Hiding Something,” San Antonio Express-News, July 30, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Health Care is a Right,” Boston Globe, July 25, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “What’s Their Vision,” San Antonio Express-News, July 24, 2017.

Richard Cherwitz, “A Different Take on Trump, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 21, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “GOP, Stop Enabling Trump,” Dallas Morning News, July 15, 2017.

Rick Cherwitz, “Campaigner-in-Chief? “, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 4, 2017.

Richard Cherwitz, “Demand the Truth,Dallas Morning News, June 27, 2017

Rick Cherwitz, “What We Don’t Know about Trump—And What We Do,” TribTalks (a publication of the Texas Tribune), June 21, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Lying President,Dallas Morning News, June 14, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Language Can Influence How the Nation Views Russia Probes", Austin American-Statesman, June 14, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Language Can Distort Political Views,” San Antonio Expres-News, June 8, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “The Unintended Consequences of Communication: Some Thoughts about Media Rhetoric Pertaining to Alleged Trump Collusion with Russia,” Communication Currents, June, 2017.

Rick Cherwitz, “University, Community Collaboration Is Critical,” Austin American-Statesman, June 1, 2016

Richard A. Cherwitz, “Congress Enables Trump,” Dallas Morning News, May 22, 2017.

[This commentary was reprinted in the Houston Chronicle and several other newspapers.]

Richard A. Cherwitz, “Calling for the G.O.P to Stand Up to Trump,” New York Times, May 16, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “This President and Justice Department Can’t be Trusted,” Boston Globe, May 11, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “House Republicans Shot Themselves in the Foot,” USA Today, May 8, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “A Vote the House Republicans Will Come to Regret,” Washington Post, May 7, 2017.

Richard A. Cherwitz, “Trump Cannot Be Trusted,” Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 2017

Richard A Cherwitz, “Enemy of the People,” Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Why Trump’s Lies Resonate,” San Antonio Express-News, February 6, 2017

Richard Cherwitz, “Trump’s Words Won't Matter until Painful Results Felt by All,” Austin American-Statesman, February 1, 2017.

Rick Cherwitz, “Trump Must Denounce the Racist Acts Committed in His Name,” Dallas Morning News, December 5, 2016

[This op-ed was reprinted in over a dozen newspapers across the country and internationally.]

Rick Cherwitz, “Dear Mr. Trump — break your silence and denounce prejudice,” Austin American Statesman, November 30, 2016

Rick Cherwitz, "Give Coach Strong a Chance," San Antonio Express-News, October 9, 2015.

Rick Cherwitz, "Give UT Coach Strong a Chance," Austin American-Statesman, October 8, 2015.

Rick Cherwitz, "Strong Needs Time to Improve Longhorns," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, October 6, 2015.

Rick Cherwitz, "A Contract for Academia: Escaping Separate and Unequal Faculty Citizenship," University Business, August, 2015

Richard Cherwitz, "In College Athletics, Fans are in Last Place--UT's Doubling of Season Ticket Prices for Faculty, Staff Shows Profit Motive Has Taken Top Priority," Houston Chronicle, July 8, 2015.

Rick Cherwitz, 'Faculty Contract' Would Aid Teacher, Institution,' Dallas Morning News, June 17, 2015

Rick Cherwitz, "Delete 'University of' and Leave Just 'Texas Longhorns,'" Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 16, 2015.

Rick Cherwitz, "Actions by UT Regents are Damaging School's Reputation: Ongoing President Flap Undermines Educational Mission," Houston Chronicle, March 28, 2013.

Richard Cherwitz, "A Bridge Too Far: This Weeks Controversial Vote By the Regents," ALCALDE, March 22, 2013.

Rick Cherwitz, "Why Intellectual Entrepreneurship Can Increase Diversity," Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine, June 25, 2012.

Rick Cherwitz, "Toward Entrepreneurial Universities for the 21st Century," Stanford Social Innovation Review, March 5, 2012.

Rick Cherwitz, "Increasing Diversity through Intellectual Entrepreneurship," Huffington Post, February 28, 2012.

Rick Cherwitz,"Engaged Public Research Universities for the Twenty First Century," The Dallas Morning News, June 16, 2011.

Cherwitz, Rick. "The Challenge of Creating Engaged Public Research Universities," Planning for Higher Education, 38:4 (July-September), 2010, 61-64.

Cherwitz, Rick. "Linking College Academics to Careers," Washington Post, March 3, 2010.<

Cherwitz, Rick. "Creating Engaged Public Research Universities," Huffington Post, February 22, 2010.

Cherwitz, Rick. "Better Way to Tie University to a Real Job" Dallas Morning News, January 28, 2010

Cherwitz, Richard. "From the Student Up: Re-imagining Undergraduate Education through an Experiment in 'Intellectual Entrepreneurship'," University Business, April 2007.

Cherwitz, Richard and Hurtado, Ana Lucia. "Interns as Intellectual Entrepreneurs." Academe, 93:1 (January/February, 2007).

Cherwitz, Richard. "Academic Entrepreneurship." The Daily Texan, August 25, 2006.

Cohen, Phil and Richard Cherwitz. "In Doctoral Education, It's Time for an Overhaul." Austin American-Statesman, January 17, 2006.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Intellectual Entrepreneurship and Diversity." University Business, July 2005.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Intellectual Entrepreneurship Boosts Minority Scholars." Tallahassee Democrat, June 25, 2005.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Citizen Scholars: Research Universities Must Strive for Academic Engagement." The Scientist, 19:1 (January 17, 2005), 10.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Toward an Academically Engaged Academy." Footnotes (American Sociological Association), 32 (September/October, 2004), 16-17.

Cherwitz, Richard. "A Quest to Get Scholars Engaged in Community." The Austin American Statesman, August 16, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Grad School Diversity is the Next Goal." The San Antonio Express-News, August 12, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sievers, Julie. "All History is Local: UT Historians Take History Back to Where it Happened." ALCALDE, May/June, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Rethinking the Whole University." Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 23, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Diversity in Graduate Education-Capitalizing on Unintended Consequences." In Focus: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Spring, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "A Call for Academic and Civic Engagement." ALCALDE, January/February, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "To Diversity and Beyond." Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 12, 2004.

Cherwitz, Richard. "Universities Must Operate Within Society." The Austin American-Statesman, October 11, 2003.

Cherwitz Richard and Alvarado-Boyd, Susan. "Intellectual Entrepreneurship: Successfully Engaging Hearts, Minds in Graduate Education." Black Issues in Higher Education, October 9, 2003.

Cherwitz, Richard and Alvarado-Boyd, Susan. "Increasing Diversity by Engaging Hearts, Minds." The Austin American-Statesman, September 7, 2003.

Cherwitz, Richard. "The Real Problem with Diversity in Graduate Education." The Austin American-Statesman, July 22, 2003.

Richard Cherwitz, Sarah Rodriguez and Julie Sievers, "Ethical Commitments, Professional Visions, and Intellectual Choices: Students Call for Changes in Graduate Education," Communicator, July, 2003.

Cherwitz, Richard, Rodriguez, Sarah, and Sievers, Julie. "On Stage Among the Trees: Scholars are Changing Research, Lives with Community Collaboration." The Austin American-Statesman, March 16, 2003.

Cherwitz, Richard, Rodriguez, Sarah, and Sievers, Julie. "Making History: 'Citizen-Scholars' Build Bridge Between Yesterday, Today." The Austin American-Statesman, December 30, 2002.

Cherwitz, Richard, Rodriguez, Sarah, and Sievers, Julie. "In UT Program, 'Citizen-Scholars' Put Knowledge to Work." The Austin American-Statesman, December 1, 2002.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sullivan, Teresa. "Postdocs as Intellectual Entrepreneurs." Science's Next Wave, September 13, 2002.

Cherwitz, Richard, Darwin, Thomas and Grund, Laura. "'Citizen Scholars' Taking Action in Aftermath of September 11." ALCALDE, January/February, 2002.

Cherwitz, Richard, Darwin, Thomas and Grund, Laura. "University of Texas Graduate Student 'Citizen-Scholars' Taking Action in Aftermath of September 11." Communicator, (34) December 2001, 2.

Cherwitz, Richard, Darwin, Thomas and Grund, Laura. "Learning to be a 'Citizen-Scholar'." Chronicle of Higher Education, December 3, 2001.

Cherwitz, Richard and Daniel, Sharan. "This Tower Ain't Ivory," On Campus, July 27, 2000.

Cherwitz, Ricahrd and Sanford, Stefanie. "The Technological Revolution and Higher Education." The Austin American-Statesman, September 18, 1999.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sullivan, Terry. "From Preparing Future Faculty to Full Service Professional Development: A Success Story at The University of Texas." Communicator, (32) May 1999. 6.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sanford, Stefanie. "The Impact of Hopwood on Graduate Education - Curse and Blessing?" The Austin American-Statesman, May 24, 1999.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sanford, Stefanie. "UT to the High-Tech Community: Shall we Dance?" The Austin American-Statesman, April 4, 1999.

Cherwitz, Richard and Sanford, Stefanie. "Creating Wisdom from Information." The Austin American-Statesman, January 23, 1999.

Additional public scholarship and articles about higher education written by Dr. Cherwitz appear at: