1972 NCA Award Winners

NCA Award Winners by Year

Scholarship Awards

Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

  • Kathleen M. Hall Jamieson, University of Wisconsin. “A Rhetorical-Critical Analysis of the Conflict over Humanae Vitae,” (Edwin Black, advisor). 
  • Francis Dennis Lynch, University of Iowa. “Clozentropy: A Technique for Studying Audience Response to Films,” (Samuel L. Becker, advisor).
  • Douglas Ohlin, The Ohio State University. “Psychological Space Between Six English Stop Consonants as Measured in Short Term Memory,” (John Black, advisor).

Golden Anniversary Book Award

  • Wilbur S. Howell, Eighteenth-Century British Logic and Rhetoric (Princeton University Press, 1971).

James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address

  • Wilbur Howell, Eighteenth Century British Logic & Rhetoric (Princeton University Press, 1971).


Service Awards

Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Award

  • Donald C. Bryant