Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Phone: (805) 565-6018
Office Location: Deane Hall #103
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Professor Ochieng Teaches:
- International Rhetoric
- Argumentation & Advocacy
- Communication Criticism
- Public Discourse
- Public Speaking
- Messages, Meaning, and Culture
- Ph.D. in Communication from Bowling Green State University, Ohio
- B.A. in Communication from Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya
- Communication and Philosophy
- Wisdom, Philosophy, and Rhetoric of African Sages
- History of Rhetoric
- Critical Theory
Selected Publications & Presentations:
- Ochieng, O. (2011). A Ruthless Critique of Everything Existing: Frederick Douglass and the Architectonic of African American Radicalism. Western Journal of Communication, 75(2), 168-184.
- Ochieng, O. (2011). The Ideology of African Philosophy: The Silences and Possibilities of African Rhetorical Knowledge. In C. Glenn & K. Ratcliffe (Eds.), Silence and Listening as Rhetorical Arts, pp. 147-162. Southern Illinois University Press.
- Ochieng, O. (2008). The Epistemology of African Philosophy: Sagacious Knowledge and the Case for a Critical Contextual Epistemology. International Philosophical Quarterly, 48, p. 337.
- Ochieng, O. (2007, November). The Rhetoric of African Philosophy: Episteme, Doxa and the Politics of Intellectual Capital in African Knowledge Production. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
- Ochieng, O. (2006, November). The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History: Articulating the History of Rhetoric as Chronotopia. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.
- Ochieng, O. (2003). Sisyphus at Starbucks: Complicity Through Resistance in the Satire of Liberties. In G. Hauser & A. Grim (Eds.), Rhetorical Democracy: Discursive Practices of Civic Engagement,, pp. 261-267. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
- Lecture at Texas Lutheran: "Chronotopia - Imagination, Social Change, and Justice."