Speech Communication Faculty

Name &Title

Credentials

Focus

At NAU

Dayle Hardy-Short, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

(B.A., University of Montana; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., Indiana University 1988)

Rhetorical studies, gender studies

NAU 1995  

 

Gayle Houser, M.A., Senior Lecturer

(B.S., Nothern Arizona University; M.A., Auburn University  1993)

Interpersonal, family and intercultural communication

 

NAU 2001

 

Daniel Iberri-Shea, B.S., Lecturer/Director of Forensics

 

(B.S., Northern Arizona University 2003, M.A.-candidate, Northern Arizona University)

Environmental rhetoric, feminism, and the language of war

NAU 2004

Richard A. Parker, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A., M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh 1981)

Communication law, persuasion

NAU 1974  

 

Richard Rogers, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

(B.A., Humboldt State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah 1994)

Multicultural and gender studies

NAU 1994

 

C. Brant Short, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

(B.A., M.A., Idaho State University; Ph.D., Indiana University 1985)

Rhetorical studies, organizational communication

NAU 1995  

 

Laura R. Umphrey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

 

(B.A., M.A., University of Maine; Ph.D., University of Arizona 2001)

Health communication, persuasion, research methods

NAU 2002  

 

Marsha Yowell, J.D., Senior Lecturer

(B.A., Southeast Missouri State University; J.D., University of Arkansas 1978)

Communication law

 

NAU 1993  

 

Faculty Emeriti

Daniel J. Julien Jr., Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A., M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Arizona State University)

 

NAU 1967 (retired 1991)

 

John W. Monsma, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A.Ed., Calvin College; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Indiana University)

Family and interpersonal communication

NAU 1970 (retired 1999)  

 

Sharon B. Porter, Ph.D.

 

 

B.A., Florida Southern College; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Speech communication; Forensics; Education administration and supervision

NAU 1981 (retired 2004)

Leanne Rumery, M.A., Senior Lecturer

(B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., University of Nebraska)

Speech communication education

 

NAU 1978 (retired 2000)

Norvin H. Schaper III, Ed.D., Lecturer

(B.A., M.A., California State University–Fullerton; Ed.D., United States International University)

 

 

NAU 1986 (retired 2001)