Faculty

Tom Frentz

Tom Frentz

Professor

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

(COMM)-Communication

Phone: 479-575-5953

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Thomas S. Frentz is a professor of Communication at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He received his Ph.D. in Speech Communication from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1970. An eclectic scholar in both the social sciences and humanities, he has published three books, thirty scholarly articles, four book chapters, over fifty convention papers, and has lectured extensively at colleges and universities across the country. He teaches courses in rhetorical theory, criticism, film, ethnography, and myth. In 1994/95, he served as the President of the Southern States Communication Association. In 2006, he was named Master Researcher by the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. And in 2007, the Rhetoric and Communication Theory Division of the National Communication Association named him Distinguished Scholar of 2007. He currently lives in Fayetteville with Monica Ann Moore and their three cats, Chippie, Grayskull, and Pippa.

Film Criticism
Mytic Theory
Rhetorical Theory
Ethnographic Methods

Film

Autoethnograophy

Rhetorical theory

Mytic Criticism
Ethnographic
Methods in Communication
Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
Film Arts Lecture
Science Fiction and the Cultural Imagination
Rhetorical Theory

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Projecting the Shadow: The Cyborg Hero in American Film

Trickster in Tweed: The Quest for Quality in a Faculty Life

President of the Southern States Communication Association

Distinguished Scholar - National Communication Association's Rhetoric and Communication Theory Division

Master Researcher - J William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences