Dr. Duncan has published work in style, early Christian rhetoric, rhetorical theory and history, informal logic, and professional writing genres.
Duncan, Mike. "Knives in the Air: Argumentative Arrangement in
Demosthenes’s 330 BCE On The
Crown and Donald Trump’s October 10, 2019 Minnesota Rally Speech.” Relevant Rhetoric,
Ozaki, Naoko, Jillian Hill and Mike Duncan. “The Rhetoric of a
Kamikaze Manual.” Technical
Communication, estimated 2020.
Joswiak, Regan and Mike Duncan. “Inform or Persuade? An
Analysis of Technical Communication Textbooks.” Technical Communication, estimated 2020.
Duncan, Mike. “The Danger of Using Style to Determine
Authorship: The Case of Luke and Acts,” chapter in Style and the Future of Composition Studies,
Utah State UP, estimated 2020.
Edited Book Collections
The Centrality of Style. Eds. Duncan, Mike and Star M. Vanguri. West Lafayette, ID: Parlor Press, 2013.
Articles and Chapters
Duncan, Mike. "The Missing Rhetorical History Between Quintilian and Augustine."
Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric 33.4 (2015): 349-376.
Duncan, Mike and Adam Ellwanger. "The Rhetoric of Moderation in Deliberative Discourse: Barack Obama's December 1, 2009 Speech at West Point."
Cogency 6.1 (2014): 63-90.
Duncan, Mike and Jillian Hill, "Termination Documentation."
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly 77.3 (2014) 297-311.
Duncan, Mike. "The New Christian Rhetoric of Origen."
Philosophy & Rhetoric 46. 1 (2013): 88-104.
Duncan, Mike. "The Research Paper as Stylistic Exercise." In
The Centrality of Style. Eds. Duncan, Mike and Star M. Vanguri. West Lafayette, ID: Parlor Press, 2013. 161-173.
Duncan, Mike. "The Curious Silence of the Dog and Paul of Tarsus: Revisiting the Argument from Silence."
Informal Logic 32.1 (2012): 51-82.
Duncan, Mike. "Polemical Ambiguity and the Composite Audience: Bush's September 20, 2001 speech to Congress and the Epistle of 1 John."
Rhetoric Society Quarterly 41.5 (2011): 455-471.
Duncan, Mike. "Questioning the Auditory Sublime: A Multisensory-Organic Approach to Prose Rhythm."
JAC (Journal of Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture) 31.3-4 (2011): 579-608.
Duncan, Mike. "Whatever Happened to the Paragraph?"
College English 69.5 (2007): 470-495. Rpt. in Style in Composition and Rhetoric: A Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Paul Butler. Bedford St. Martin's: Boston, 2009.
McCarthy, Phillip, and Adam Renner, Michael Duncan, Nicholas Duran, Erin Lightman, & Danielle McNamara. "Identifying Topic Sentencehood."
Behavioral Research Methods 40.3 (2008): 647-664.