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Glen Williams

Professor & Department Chair
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


(573) 651-2154
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College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701