Robert Samuels

Senior Continuing Lecturer

Office Hours

Winter 2020 - please email for appointment

Office Location

Girvetz 1316


Bob Samuels teaches Writing for Public Discourse (105PD), Writing for the Social Sciences (109SS), Writing for the Teaching Professions (109ED), and Rhetoric and Writing (105R).


Bob Samuels' research interests include academic writing, social science writing, psychoanalysis, rhetoric, and media. He holds doctorates in Psychology and English, and he is the author of numerous books, most recently Educating Inequality: Beyond the Political Myths of Higher Education and the Job Market, The Politics of Writing Studies: Reinventing Our Universities from Below, and Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free. He blogs at Changing Universities.