|Name Robert Hariman|
|Books No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture, and Liberal Democracy, Political style|
Education University of Minnesota
Robert Hariman: New Media, Old Discourse: Relocating the Public Image
Robert Hariman (born June 17, 1951) is an American scholar of rhetoric and public culture. He received his BA from Macalester College in 1973, and received his MA in 1975 and PhD in 1979 from the University of Minnesota. He was a member of the faculty at Drake University from 1979 to 2004, and since then has been a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He also served as department chair at both institutions.
- Robert Hariman: New Media, Old Discourse: Relocating the Public Image
Hariman’s scholarship focuses on political judgment, public culture, the history of rhetoric, and the role of photography in liberal-democratic societies. His publications span several disciplines and include translations in French and Chinese. His editorial work includes co-editing Studies in Rhetoric and Culture (Berghahn). Hariman also co-created “No Caption Needed,” a blog dedicated to photojournalism, politics, and culture, which he writes with John Lucaites. His collaboration with Lucaites also includes two books: No Caption Needed and The Public Image.