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Ehrl, Marco

Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
484-646-4337
Learning Center 113E
ehrl@kutztown.edu
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  • Degrees
    Ph.D. | Communication | Texas A&M University
    M.A. | Communication | Central Michigan University
    M.A. | Communication & American Studies | University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
  • Research Interests
    Dr. Ehrl's research explores European and International crisis narratives, global media, and rhetoric. Using mixed methods, Marco’s research examines how political crisis narrators like the media, public spheres, and political leaders define the causes, consequences, and cures of political crises.
  • Course Regularly Taught
    Dr. Marco Ehrl draws upon teaching experience from German and American Universities. The goal of his teaching is for students to see close links between experience, theory, application, and reflection. To this end, he often uses group activities, role-playing, debates, and group projects. These methods teach students the importance of division of labor and thereby help them to identify their communicative strengths and weaknesses and learn about moral leadership. His teaching includes Communication Theory, International Communication, Multicultural Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, Persuasion, Argumentation & Debate, and Public Speaking. Read more about Dr. Ehrl’s research and teaching at https://www.marcoehrl.com/

    Courses Taught at KU:

    COM 240 | Communication Theory
    COM 313 | Communication in a Multicultural World
    COM 315 | International Communication
    COM 327 | Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
  • Background Information
    Dr. Marco Ehrl is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. He earned his first M.A. in Communication and American Studies from the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. He earned his second M.A. in Communication from Central Michigan University and his Ph.D. in Communication from Texas A&M University. His research explores European and International crisis narratives, global media, and rhetoric. Using mixed methods, Marco’s research examines how political crisis narrators like the media, public spheres, and political leaders define the causes, consequences, and cures of political crises. Dr. Ehrl has presented his research at conferences including the International Association for Media and Communication Research, the International Society for the Study of Argumentation, the National Communication Association, and the Rhetoric Society of America. Dr. Ehrl also works with the Pentagon-based Strategic Multi-Layered Assessment group conducting open-source intelligence research.
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Fall 2020 MW 3:00PM 4:20PM COM 10 080 LC113C
    Fall 2020 TH 1:30PM 2:50PM COM 240CTWI 120 LC113C
    Fall 2020 TH 3:00PM 4:20PM COM 315 110 ONLINE
    Fall 2020 TH 9:30AM 10:50AM COM 240CTWI 110 LC113C