Professor (retired, emeritus status pending)
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I retired from Ohio University in June, 2010, but I continue to work under the university's early retirement program. My current assignment involves planning for the Scripps College Schoonover Center building project. Officially, I am on contract in winter quarter only, but I am on campus at other times as needed for project activities.
Education: Ph.D. (1979) and M.A. (1973), Ohio University; B.A. (1973), Howard Payne University.
Professional Experience: Past experience includes positions as associate provost, interim CIO, and director of space management, Ohio University; associate dean, Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University; interim director, director of graduate studies, and director of undergraduate studies, School of Communication Studies, Ohio University; assistant professor, University of New Mexico and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; consulting editor, Communication Quarterly; associate editor, Quarterly Journal of Speech and The Ohio Speech Journal; editorial board member, Communication Education, Communication Quarterly, and Free Speech Yearbook; consulting and training projects for various clients, e.g., Albuquerque City Schools, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Marathon Oil, and the U. S. Marshals Service; staff and line management positions in private industry and state government.
Publications: Refereed articles in Communication Reports, Communication Research Reports, Communication Yearbook, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Free Speech Yearbook, Human Communication Research, Journal of the American Forensic Association, Journal of the Communication Association of Korea, Management Communication Quarterly, Perceptual and Motor Skills, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Western Journal of Speech Communication, Women's Studies in Communication. Invited articles in Communication Yearbook, Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Chapters in three volumes of Computer Packages and Research Design and in Advanced Debate; principal author of Perspectives on Organizational Communication (four editions), co-author of Organizational Communication: Perspectives and Trends (fifth ed. of Perspectives on Organizational Communication).
Honors: Outstanding Alumnus, School of Communication Studies, Ohio University (2005); Outstanding Member, Organizational Communication Division, International Communication Association (1992); Recipient of the Claude E. Kantner Fellowship for distinguished achievement as a doctoral student (1978-79).
Research Interests: Organizational communication systems and practices.
Teaching Specialization: Organizational communication, research methods, and statistics.