Dr. Kevin A. Stein

Welcome to my home page. I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Southern Utah University.  This year I am on Sabbatical in Changsha, China (Hunan Province) teaching, co-directing the new Cultural Center, and conducting research on NPR's reporting of the Chinese Apple factory conditions.

Apart from this venture, I am also actively working to launch a new website on public apologia and working on various projects related to my interests in attack and defense rhetoric as well as my own theory of discursive responses to apologia (called

Follow the links to the left to learn more about both my academic and personal interests.

My office phone will be shut off between August 2013 and July 2014, so please contact me at stein@suu.edu if you have questions.