PhD Recipients: 1984-1989

Year
Graduate
Current Position
1989 Kevin Dean, "A Rhetorical Biography of Jonathan Edwards: Beyond the Fiery Pits of Hell" (J.F. Klumpp, advisor) Professor, Department of Communication Studies, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
     
1987 Jean DeWitt, "A Description of Functionally Based English as a Second Language Textbooks: Speech Act, Speech Event, and Speech Situation" (V.S. Freimuth, advisor) Associate Professor, Department of Arts and Humanities, University of Houston-Downtown Center, TX
1987 Walter Gerson, "An Historical Analysis of a Social Marketing Program: The Communications in the Adoption of Seat Belt Usage Law" (V.S. Freimuth, advisor) Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
1987 Carol K. Winkler, "Argumentative Topoi in Presidential Responses to Hostage Situations: Truman to Reagan" (K.H. Jamieson, advisor) Professor, Department of Communication, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
     
1986 David S. Birdsell, "A Coordinated Approach to the Master Tropes" (K.H. Jamieson, advisor) Professor and Executive Director of Academic Programs, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York
1986 Diana Corley, "The Relationship of Channel and Message to Concepts in Multidimensional Space" (A.D. Wolvin, advisor) Adjunct Professor, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
1986 Shirley W. Maase, "Multidimensional Scaling Applied to the Cognitive Response to Humor" (E.L. Fink, advisor) Professor of Speech, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD
     
1985 Marin Allen, "The Guest-Host Archetype as a Rhetorical Constraint on the Modern American Presidency" (K.H. Jamieson, advisor) Chief, Office of Health Communication and Public Liaison, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1985 Gwen Brown, "Transformation of Identity in Presidential Inaugural Addresses" (A.D. Wolvin, advisor) Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Radford University, Radford, VA
1985 Brenda Burchett, "Transforming Eva Perón, from Eva Maria Ibarguren to Santa Evita: A Burkean Perspective" (A.D. Wolvin, advisor) Unknown
1985 E. Joseph Lamp, "Predicting Levels of Satisfaction as a Consequence of Innovation Adoption" (V.S. Freimuth, advisor) Professor, Department of Communications, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
1985 Theresa Marron-Grodsky, "The Euclidean Character of Cognitive Space" (E.L. Fink, advisor) Program Director, Marketing Track & Associate Professor, University of Maryland, University College
     
1984 Joseph David Pincus, "The Impact of Communication Satisfaction on Job Satisfaction and Job Performance: A Field Study of Hospital Nurses" (R.L. Falcione, advisor) Adjunct Research Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
1984 Stephen C. Wood, "The Effects of Production Variables in Television: A Developmental Theory" Professor, Harrington School of Media and Communication, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI