Defining Hierarchy with Alex Parrish

This week’s Defining HAS video series contribution is by Alex Parrish, Associate Professor, School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication, James Madison University, who has discussed the concept of Hierarchy.

Alex C. Parrish is Associate Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University (Virginia, U.S.A.). He is the author Adaptive Rhetoric: Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion, and co-editor, with Kristian Bjørkdahl, of Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion. He has published articles in a variety of journals, including Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Literature Compass, Rhetoric Review, POROI, and The Evolutionary Review. He is currently finishing a monograph, on the subjects of animals, persuasion, and the senses, which is under contract with the University of Chicago Press for publication in their “Animal Lives” series.

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