History will yet be made again when President Barack Obama gives his farewell address Tuesday, Jan. 10 to the American people, and a scholar in presidential rhetoric is available to help break down and discuss the speech by the country’s first African-American president.

Mary Stuckey, professor of communication at Georgia State University, has analyzed presidential speeches from Franklin D. Roosevelt to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union Address.

She can be reached at [email protected] or 404-413-5642 (office). To reach Stuckey via cell, registered Newswise users who are logged into the system can view her number in the contact box on this page. For further assistance, contact Jeremy Craig, public relations coordinator at Georgia State University, at [email protected].

Stuckey has authored numerous articles on political rhetoric, and is the author of The Good Neighbor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Rhetoric of American Power (Michigan State University Press, 2013), Jimmy Carter, Human Rights, and the National Agenda (Texas A&M University Press, 2008), and Slipping the Surly Bonds: Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Address (Texas A&M University Press, 2006), among other publications.

More information about Stuckey is available at http://communication.gsu.edu/profile/stuckey/.

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