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Elizabeth Richard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Course Coordinator for CMM 1200: Public Speaking
Department of Communication

Courses Taught

Argumentation and Debate; Communication Research; Gender and Communication; Graduate Study of Communication; Human Communication and Culture; Message Design; Political Communication; Public Speaking


Ph.D., Arizona State University
M.A., Northern Illinois University

Research Interests

The rhetorical construction of organizational identities, especially as it pertains to U.S. military personnel and their families.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences' Donald G. Brennan Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching (2018)
  • Named a Fellow of the Ignatian Pedagogy Academy by the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (2018)

  • Recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences' Chauncey E. Finch Undergraduate Mentoring Award (2012)