DORA E. MCQUAID

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE


PENN STATE UNIVERSITY, University Park, PA

Faculty Lecturer, Department of Communication Arts And Sciences, 1999 – 2006

Faculty Associate, The Public Scholarship Program, 2006

Assistant, The Center for Civic Engagement, 2003

Sole responsibility for design, instruction, and management of all courses:

400 Level Special Topics: Public Argument and Social Activism, Theory of Social Action, Private Lives/Public Voices, The Intersections of the Performative Arts and Social Justice, and The Academic Interview Preparation Short Course for International Doctoral candidates.

Core-curriculum: The Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP) Freshman Seminar for Communication Arts and Sciences/Business Leadership Pride and Communication Arts and Sciences /English Pride, CAS 100A: Message Preparation and Presentation, CAS 100B: Small Group Dynamics and Presentation, CAS 100D: The Reticence Program and Teaching Study Skills To At-Risk Children.

Guest-Lectured in 13 different courses in 7 undergraduate and graduate programs.

MFA Graduate Candidate Instructor, Department of Speech, 1991 – 1993

 

NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, Highland Heights, KY

Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Communication, 1997 – 1998

Instructor, Community Education and Professional Development Program, 1997 – 1998
Designed and instructed courses on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Management

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Cincinnati, OH

Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Communication Arts, 1996 – 1997

 

EDUCATION


M.A. Speech Communication, Penn State University, 1994

Thesis: “A Descriptive Study of a Communication-Based Training Program on Sexual Harassment”

MA Program Chair and Advisor was Department Head, Dr. Dennis Gouran

B.A. General Arts and Sciences, Penn State University, 1990

Dean’s List, 1988-1990

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