School of Humanities
Associate Professor of Communication
- PhD in Speech Communication at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 2003
- MA in Speech Communication at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, 1998
- BS in Advertising at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1991
Why I Teach
I believe that good teaching begins with establishing a clear set of objectives and goals and then keeping students aware of their progress. As a teacher, I recognize that all individuals learn in different ways. I work hard to improve my teaching style every year to work with students more effectively.
I like being able to give back the mentorship that I experienced over the years. Through teaching, I try to inspire my students, and I am constantly inspired by them.