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
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