Professor Singer holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Bowling Green State University as well as Master of Arts and Bachelor of Applied Arts degrees in Communication from Central Michigan University. Singer, who specializes in contemporary rhetorical theory and criticism, and cultural studies, teaches courses on argumentation and debate, persuasion, media and consumer culture, civic communication in the public sphere, and social movements. Dr. Singer's research publications examine power dynamics in public discourse about environmental issues, food and agriculture, and public health. Singer's scholarship has been published in major communication journals such as Environmental Communication, Communication, Culture & Critique, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Critical Studies in Media Communication, and Southern Communication Journal, as well as several edited books. He is a past recipient of the National Communication Association's Christine L. Oravec Research Award in Environmental Communication and has served as President of NCA's Environmental Communication Division.