Speakers Bureau

Speakers for: Communication

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Susan Brien

Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Career Services Center
BA Merrimack College
(336) 334-3463, sebrien@uncg.edu

  • Networking
  • Building Brands
  • Job Search

Sam "Chip" Cook

Lecturer, Communication Studies
Lecturer, Business Administration
MA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 254-8676, sccook2@uncg.edu

  • Communication & Public Speaking
  • Communication Technology
  • NC Public Charter School Development

Jessica Delk McCall

Basic Course Director and Lecturer, Communication Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-5297, jedelk@uncg.edu

  • Presentation Skills for the Business World
  • Experiential Education in the Classroom
  • Relationship Development & Maintenance
  • Group Communication & Team Building
  • Expectations & Preparation for College
  • Communication Education (Pedagogy)

Karen DeNaples

Assistant Professor, Specialized Education Services
MS University of Rochester
(336) 543-2193, kmdenapl@uncg.edu

  • Deaf Culture
  • American Sign Language / Deaf Literature

Emily Edwards

Professor, Media Studies
Director, Center for Creative Writing in the Arts
PhD The University of Texas at Austin
(336) 334-5360, ededward@uncg.edu

  • Independent film-making
  • The Supernatural and Popular culture
  • Magic, Media, and the Popular Imagination
  • Media violence, morbid curiosity and pop culture
  • "Write-On Greensboro" Creative Writing Workshops

Patricia Fairfield-Artman

Lecturer, Communication Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-5297, pfartman@uncg.edu

  • Developing Positive Community Relations Through Public Relations
  • Prepare and Deliver Effective Messages for Traditional and Online Media to Meet today's 24/7 Online World Where Instant Reaction Rules the Day

Karae L. Foddrell

Assistant Professor, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism
MS Radford University
(336) 256-1317, klfoddre@uncg.edu

  • Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace
  • Conflict Resolution and Relationships
  • Global Issues, Communication & Diversity

Lisa Fox-Thomas

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Coordinator of Audiology Services, UNCG Speech and Hearing Center
PhD University of Virginia
(336) 334-5184, lgfoxtho@uncg.edu

  • Tinnitus Management and Treatment
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Better Hearing and Communication Workshops

Dianne Garrett

Lecturer, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism
MA Seton Hall University
(336) 334-4473, drgarret@uncg.edu

  • Advancing in Leadership Skills
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Communication Intelligence for Work and Life
  • Neuroscience of Leadership
  • What Makes Change So Hard and What To Do About It.
  • Procrastination

Charles P. Gause

Associate Professor, Teacher Education & Higher Education
PhD Miami University
(336) 334-3437, cpgause@uncg.edu

  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Creating Engaging, Dynamic and Affirming Learning Communities
  • Cross-cultural and Inter-cultural Communications
  • Youth and Popular Culture

Jami Goldberg

Lecturer, Communication Studies
MA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 832-0143, jrgoldbe@uncg.edu

  • Presentation Excellence
  • Communication & Listening Excellence
  • Coaching and Performance Improvment

Ericka Gonzalez

Assistant Director for Leadership, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning
MEd Brock University (Canada)
(336) 256-1484, ejgonzal@uncg.edu

  • Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Personality Type
  • Resilience and Emotional Intelligence

Etsuko Kinefuchi

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
PhD Arizona State University
(336) 334-5297, e_kinefu@uncg.edu

  • Intercultural Communication, Diversity, and Social Justice
  • Cultural Identity and Identity Negotiation
  • Media representations of cultural groups
  • Diaspora and transnational migration
  • Communicative Strategies in the Anti-nuclear Movement in Japan

Patrick Madsen

Director, Career Services Center
EdD Nova Southeastern University
(336) 334-4174, pomadsen@uncg.edu

  • Career Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching and Performance Management
  • Organizational Communication

Nicole M. Martin

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education & Higher Education
PhD MIchigan State University
(336) 676-4250, nmmarti2@uncg.edu

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
  • Children's Literacy Development
  • Informational Literacy
  • Teaching in Elementary Schools or Urban Education

Sam Parker

Clinical Associate Professor, Specialized Education Services
MFA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 256-1217, sdparker@uncg.edu

  • American Sign Language as a Foreign Language
  • Deaf Culture

Elena Patten

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-4657, e_patten@uncg.edu

  • Autism: Social Communication
  • Autism: Early Identification

Christopher Poulos

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
PhD University of Denver
(336) 686-2514, cnpoulos@uncg.edu

  • Communication Ethics
  • Understanding and Working through Conflict
  • Communicating Common Ground - Diversity and Dialogue
  • Communication and Relationships

Debbie Schallock

Director of Marketing, University Relations
MA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-4042, drschall@uncg.edu

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Organizational Communication
  • Strategic Communication
  • Social Media

David Wharton

Associate Professor, Classical Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-5726, wharton@uncg.edu

  • Historic Preservation in Greensboro
  • Latin in the Secondary School Curriculum
  • Linguistics

Bonnie Yarbrough

Lecturer, English
PhD Pennsylvania State University
(336) 334-3282, btyarbro@uncg.edu

  • Management Communication
  • Leading Groups and Teams
  • Writing in the Professions

Jonathan Zarecki

Associate Professor, Classical Studies
PhD University of Florida
(336) 404-4902, jpzareck@uncg.edu

  • Rhetoric and Oratory
  • Political Theory (particularly different types of governments)
  • Roman Law
  • History of Warfare