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Melanie Morgan

Contact Information
Email: morgan3@purdue.edu
Office: LAEB 2168 Map
Phone: (765) 494-3305
Fax: (765) 496-1394
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Communication

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PhD University of Kansas Communication Studies 1998

Research Interests

Melanie Morgan is an associate professor of communication. She also serves as the director of Purdue's basic presentational speaking course, COM 114. Morgan's primary research interest is in cognitive factors underlying communication skill development and message production. Her research has focused on the production of complex messages in a variety of areas, including aging, family, legal and scientific contexts. Recent journal publications have appeared in the Journal of Communication, Communication Studies, and the Southern Journal of Communication. Morgan is the author of Presentational Speaking: Theory and Practice, 5th ed., published by McGraw-Hill. She teaches courses in communication skills as well as consulting and training and development. Morgan holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas
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