Director of Graduate Studies
~ Background Information ~
Dr. Sherwyn Morreale is the Director of Graduate Studies in Communication for the Communication Department. Dr. Morreale's main research and teaching interests include instructional communication, public speaking, interpersonal and gender communication, diversity issues, organizational communication, and the assessment of communication competence. Her research has appeared in The Basic Communication Course Annual, Communication Education, The Communicator, Education, the Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, and The Successful Professor. She is the lead author of two communication textbooks, Human Communication: Motivation, Knowledge, and Skills and The Competent Public Speaker. She also has authored numerous articles and chapters for collected volumes and special monographs in the communication discipline including, most recently, a Handbook for Graduate Students in Communication published by the National Communication Association. Currently, she is working on a new book on technology and public speaking, the latest iteration of a national survey of the basic communication course, and a study on communication competence and "Generation C.".