David Depew

David Depew
Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of California, San Diego
Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Interests: 
rhetoric of biology and biotechnology, critical history and rhetoric of inquiry

David J. Depew is Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies and POROI (Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry) at the University of Iowa. He was previously Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton. Much of his work is in the philosophy, history, and rhetoric of evolutionary biology, writing often with Bruce H. Weber. He also writes on ancient biology and its relation to modern; and on how rhetoric, philosophy, and science have interacted since antiquity.