Daniel J. OíKeefe
Owen L. Coon Professor Emeritus
Department of Communication Studies
Daniel J. OíKeefe is the Owen L. Coon Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and has been a faculty member at the University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on persuasion and argumentation. He is a Fellow of the International Communication Association and has received its Best Article Award, its Information Systems Division John E. Hunter Meta-Analysis Award (twice), and its Mass Communication Division Innovation in Method Award. He has also received the National Communication Associationís Charles Woolbert Research Award, its Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, its Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division Distinguished Scholar Award, its Health Communication Division Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award, and its Health Communication Division Article of the Year Award; the American Forensic Associationís Daniel Rohrer Memorial Research Award; the International Society for the Study of Argumentationís Distinguished Research Award; and teaching awards from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the Central States Communication Association. He is the author of Persuasion: Theory and research (Sage Publications).