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Glen Williams

Professor and Chairperson of Communication Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Hall Room 213


  • Ph.D. - Indiana University


  • SC 105 Fundamentals of Oral Comm
  • UI 425 Persuasion
  • UI 504 Leaders of Social Change

Research Interests:

  • Rhetoric:  Verbal & visual
  • Communication in the context of Alzheimer’s
  • Communication pedagogy

Scholarly Activity: His work appears in Quarterly Journal of SpeechRhetoric & Public AffairsSouthern Communication JournalBasic Communication Course AnnualThe Forensic,  and more.

Textbook: Public Speaking & Civic Engagement (a Pearson title), is now in its 4th edition and
won NCA's Textbook of Distinction Award (Basic Course Division), 2013.


  • College of Liberal Arts' Honors Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 2014
  • Student Government's Ervin Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
  • Student Life & Leadership's Outstanding Advisor Award, 2007

Academic Hall 213

Communication Studies
One University Plaza, MS 3225
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701