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Dr. Roy Schwartzman is a Full Professor in the Department of Communication and Co-Director of the Campus Writing & Speaking Program in the Office for Faculty Excellence (within the Provost's Office) at North Carolina State University. His 30+ years of award-winning research, teaching, advising, and consulting experience spans community college, honors, undergraduate, graduate, corporate, and community instruction.



Department of Communication

227 Winston Hall, Campus Box 8104

NC State University

Raleigh, NC 27695-8104

phone 919.515.9736 [department]

email Dr. Roy


Roy Schwartzman (Ph.D., University of Iowa) joined the faculty of NC State University as a tenured full professor in 2023. For the previous 17 years, he was a tenured full professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), where he served as Communication Studies Department Head 2019-2023. He is the Principal Investigator of Cultivate Resilient Communities, which established UNCG as the inaugural host of the National Communication Association Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change. He previously served as a faculty member at Northwest Missouri State University, the University of South Carolina, Newberry College, and Ohio University. 

Research/Creative Interests

Research Areas

(representative, not exhaustive):

  • Holocaust and genocide studies

  • Propaganda

  • Rhetoric of science, technology, and medicine

  • Digital communication

  • Public argumentation

  • Figurative language

  • Critical cultural studies

  • Political communication

  • Philosophy of communication

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

Creative Interests:


In addition to being a prolific scholar, Roy has won scores of literary awards for poetry.


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