E-mail: email@example.com Date of Vita: 9-15-2009
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Research Interests: Organizational change, Organizational assimilation, Gender and power, Teams
Teaching Interests: Organizational Studies, Research Methods, Leadership
Ph.D. Department of Communication, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri. December 17, 1983. Dissertation: Effects of Situation, Target, and Interpersonal Costs Upon Compliance-gaining Strategy Choice: A Behavioral Analysis (Professor Mary-Jeanette Smythe, Chair).
M.A. Department of Communication Speech and Theater, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. December 9, 1978.
B.B.A. Department of Marketing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. August 27, 1976.
ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD 1984-present Tenured Full Professor of Communication Studies, Baylor University.
Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in organizational communication, research methods, and small group communication.
Serve in various administrative roles including Chair of the Department, and Director of Baylor in England Study Abroad Program.
Advise both graduate and undergraduate students.
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD
2008-present Chair of the Department of Communication Studies, Baylor University. I chair a department which consists of 24 full-time faculty members in two divisions, Speech Communication and Film and Digital Media. Between these two divisions 600+ students major and minor in seven programs of study. The Department is also home to a flourishing M.A. program, a nationally visible intercollegiate debate program, and a study abroad program based in London, England. In my capacity as Chair, I:
Manage a budget of approximately 3 million dollars;
Strategically plan for the department’s cutting edge technology needs;
Supervise a staff of administrative assistants and technology specialists;
Develop innovative curricula within and between the academic divisions;
Fundraise and network on behalf of the department;
Advocate for the department in the larger university;
Mentor tenure track faculty members;
Strive to cultivate enabling departmental relationships among the faculty and academic divisions.
2008-2009 Interim Division Head of Film and Digital Media. Baylor University. In this capacity I lead a division consisting of eight faculty members and approximately three-hundred majors. In this capacity, I:
Manage a capital equipment budget of approximately $225,000;
Develop the curriculum within the division;
Recruit students to the major;
Represent the division in the larger department;
Chair faculty searches with the department.
2000- present Director, Baylor in London Study-Abroad Program. I created and direct a summer study-abroad program for the Department of Communication Studies. The program has a budget of approximately $100,000, and takes a delegation of between ten to fifteen students and faculty to the UKeach summer. As the director of the program, I:
prepare recruitment materials for prospective students;
prepare and manage the program's budget;
develop the curriculum and courses taught in London;
mentor students, academically, socially, and culturally while in London and the UK;
represent the interests of the program in the Council of International Education.
2006-2008 Head of Speech Communication Division, Baylor University. Head of the division within the Department of Communication Studies. This division consists of fourteen faculty members and approximately three-hundred majors. In this capacity, I:
help the Chair prepare and manage the department’s budget;
direct SACS reviews for the Division of Speech Communication;
recruit prospective students to the major;
represent the interests of the division in the larger department;
represent the interests of the division and department in the larger university;
network with speech communication alumni for internships and fundraising.
1998-2008 Graduate Program Director, Baylor University (1998-Present). For the past ten years, I have directed a M.A. program with a current budget of approximately $400,000 and twenty full-time graduate students. As Graduate Program Director, I:
develop the program’s curriculum and courses with graduate faculty members;
recruit prospective graduate students;
manage the application materials;
manage the program's current graduate students;
mentor, both academic and socially, incoming and current graduate students;
teach graduate seminars and direct theses;
prepare and manage the graduate budget;
represent the interests of the program in the Graduate School;
direct SACS reviews for graduate program.
1979-83 University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication
Assistant Director of Basic Speech Program, Department of Communication
1977-78 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Faculty Sponsor for Pre-law Society, Baylor University (1991-1999).
Member, Baylor Graduate Faculty (1985-2008).
Member, Baylor University Sexual Harassment Mediation Board (1992-1994).
GRADUATE COMMITTEE WORK AT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
Ashley Barrett (2009). Gender, computer-mediated leadership, and the utilization of disciplinary measures: Breaking the unequal distribution of power and social stereotypes that invade face-to-face communication.
Kana Abe (2009). American students’ interest in the Japanese language: What Japanese language teachers should be aware of.
Sarah Weeks. (2007). Psychiatric labeling, narrative construction of identity and pro-anorexia website: A content analysis.
Lacy McNamee. (2006). In young company: Supervisor strategies for managing conflict with older subordinates.
Jed Stephens (2004). Student-athlete recruitment from the positions of compliance gaining and communicator style.
Stephen Button (2002). Image repair rhetoric and the airline industry following September 11th.
Melissa Pardon (1997). The stories people play: The gender relationship in story recall from newcomers in an organization.
Michelle Abramowitz (1993). Legitimating change within the workplace: How PSI Energy Corporation adopted an environmental charter.
Larry Doss (1993). A comparative analysis of the impact of biological and psychological sex on perceptions of the workplace.
Laura Westmoreland (1992). "Root metaphor analysis in marital communication: An alternative method to studying coping mechanisms of dual career spouses."
Mark Williams (1991). "A field descriptive survey of training and development evaluation."
Dana Lee Haines (1990). "The impact of formal training programs on volunteer effectiveness."
Angela Babcock. (1990). "How employees make their jobs unique: A typology of individuation strategies used in the workplace."
Vicki Anderson. (1989). "An evolutionary look at career development relationships."
Debbie Tuntland. (1988). "An instrument to measure individuation strategies."
Carey Adams. (1987)."Intrinsic motivation, communication climate, and communication
strategies in the superior-subordinate dyad: A comparative field study of volunteer and compensated workers."
Kevin Case. (1986). "The employment process: Effects of the resume, interview, and reference report."
Thesis Committee Person
Jane Damron (2009). Attitudes toward interpersonal silence within dyadic relationships.
Katherine Paige Herrick (2008). Turning points of closeness in the sibling relationship.
Katie J. Green (2008). The perceived benefits of a friends with benefits relationship: A pilot study.
Christen David Massar (2007). Non-profit organizations’ use of the internet to tell human interest stories: A content analysis of non-profit web sites.
Sam Perry. (2007). Request for an apology for slavery.
Jeff Roberts (2007). The rhetorical structure of disability: Bridging the gap between what is ‘spoken’ and what is ‘said’ with song – Over-signifying with personhood against the backdrop of disease-centric discourse.
Mary Stevenson. (2007). Communication expectations with a future mother-in-law examined via memorable messages.
Terri Easley. (2005). Visual communication as argument: A rhetorical analysis of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform
Christine Hagen. (2003). Scapegoating: In defense of themselves.
Collier Patton. (2001). Shattering the glass ceiling: The voice of Madeleine Albright
Kelley Skillin. (2001). Reasonable individuals in Supreme Court Discourse: Rhetoric and
Katherine Hampsten (2000). Issues of body image, editorial content, and advertisement within Seventeen magazine.
Kelly Dunbar. (1999). Scientific rhetoric in the public sphere: The global warming controversy.
Mary Helen George (1999). Benjamin Franklin's use of rhetorical subversion, affirmation, and ironic foregrounding in "The speech of Miss Molly Baker."
Matthew Gerber (1999). Changes in the rhetoric of realism: Henry Kissinger on MFM trade status for China.
Stephen Brown. (1998). Television violence and public policy: The role and the influence of pressure groups.
Chris Salinas (1998). Texaco's Tapes: Apologetic Discourse Amidst Allegations of Racism.
Ronald Stevenson (1998). Image Restoration in Action: President Clinton's Rhetoric in the Monica Lewinski Crisis.
Ryan Galloway (1997). In from the cold: Clinton's Bosnian address and changes in post cold war presidential rhetoric.
Brad Giotes. (1997). Fast Multimedia: The issues and problems of taking a German company public in the United States.
Craig Murray (1995). The Rhetoric of Science.
Sally Covington (1995). How has Logos, Pathos, and Ethos historically been treated in the literature.
Dixon, Heath (1994). The rhetoric of technology.
Jennifer McGillivray (1993). A fantasy theme analysis of JFK.
M. Denise Brady (1992). Behavioral tendencies in relationship to personality.
Angel Hatchell (1991). Memorable messages connected with organizational socialization.
Benny Voth (1990). Bush's hedges on the environment: An analysis of George Bush's rhetoric on the environment.
Billy Hall (1990). Socialization and scenic expansion: Jesse Jackson's impact on the black movement.
Amanda Keel (1990). Hill Street Blues: A study of the moral boundaries of the police genre.
Greg Duncan. (1989). "A communication competency approach to organizational ambiguity."
Jeff Myers. (1989). "The chaos idea: The rhetorical development of a narrative philosophy of history."
Margaret K. Marus. (1989). A rhetorical analysis of presidential discourse from three East-West summit conferences.
George W. Musambira. (1989). "Turning points in leader-member relationships."
Karen E. Anderson. (1989). "Personality, organizational, and job characteristics as antecedent variables to feedback-seeking behavior: A variable-analytic study. "
Ellen N. Taylor. (1989). "The threat and reassurance of Ronald Reagan's presidency."
Alex Pritchard. (1988). "The effects of gender, fluency, and delivery style upon juror perceptions: An experimental simulation."
Robert Strain. (1988). "James Cone's black liberation theology and social change: An analysis of the rhetoric of dialectic."
Danny King. (1988) "Film as suasory discourse: A rhetorical analysis of Vietnam films." Frank Patterson. (1987). "Communities for liberation."
David Rhaesa. (1987). "The success of pro-space advocates: A rhetorical explanation."
Charla Marchum. (1987). "Oral interpretation as an effective means of informative
Alan Reynolds. (1987). "The continuing image of African victimization: Ali A. Mazrui's The Africans: A Triple Heritage."
Thea Rademacher. (1986). "A critical analysis of Ronald Reagan's environmental rhetoric."
Scott Deatherage. (1986). "An analysis of the rhetorical dimensions of Richard M. Nixon's political rebirth."
Meredith Garmon. (1985). "Richard Rorty's pragmatism: Implications for argumentative theory."
Professional Paper Chair
Schuyler Bateman (2009). Patronizing speech toward the elderly: A review of current literature.
Brandon Blagg (2008). Conflict management in the family business.
Lucie Bean (2007). Leadership and culture:
Laura Stewart (2007). Leadership and retirement.
Meredith Cappell. (2007). A crisis communication analysis of the Vioxx scandal.
Patrick Connelly (2006). The rhetoric of the murals of Northern Ireland.
David Black (2005). A critical examination of the groupthink phenomenon in group decision making.
Jeremy Beutel (2005). The state of radio: A declining medium?
Stephen Linnett (2005). American Idol: An inside look at the roots of celebrity worship
Derek Smith (2005). Radio play-by-play as communication: A look at the communicative aspects of sports play-by-play.
Elizabeth Williams (2005). The role of memorable messages in organizational change: A survivor’s perspective
David Dietrich (2004). Youth in sport: Social learning and principles of leadership.
Summer Spain (2003). The portrayal of men and women in parenting roles in parent magazine advertisements: A content analysis of trends over 30 years.
Brandon Kangas (2003). Systemic Therapy: An alternative communicative model.
Joseph Coppola (2003). There's a crisis simmering in Martha's kitchen: An analysis of crisis management concerned with the alleged "insider trading violation."
Nick Keepers (2002). Empowerment definitions in organizational change: Theoretical and practical implications of a popular change strategy.
Larry Wood (2002). How were we treated today? Moving beyond traditional change models and finding the customer again.
Michelle Borland (2000). Sports reporting and gender: Differences in television sports reporting of male and female athletic events.
Stephen Shaffer (2000). What's going on: A rhetorical analysis.
Zee Zernial (2000). Values and television viewing: A test of Alan Rubin's genres.
Jennifer Lively (1999). A study of leadership and conversation.
Amy Davidson (1998). Differences between leadership and facilitation: A review of the
Shannon Renkley (1998). A comparative study of emotional communication usage between men and women.
Jeremy Roberts (1998). Ambiguity and invoked audience as tactics for organizations appealing to multiple audiences.
Professional Paper Committee Member
Elizabeth Barrett (2006). Turning points of closeness in father-daughter relationships.
Mike Masowich (2005). A comparative analysis of femininity and masculinity on levels of competition and cooperation.
Derrick Pearcy (2003). Corporate image and a rhetorical analysis of the Texas Rangers.
Matt Brown. (2002). The connections between rhetorical theory and crisis communication rhetoric: A review of the literature.
Bryan Townsend (2002). Teamwork in the academic context: The merits and limitations of using group projects to teach teamwork.
Lindsay Conner (2002). The complete blueprint. Attachment theory and attribution theory .
Kelly Vandegriff (2002). Peer education: A review of literature and evaluation of peer credibility.
Kai'Iah James (2001). Economic versus social equality: The plight of the emancipated Blacks according to Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois.
Garner Simpkins (2001). Bob Costas' eulogy to Mickey Mantle.
Rosalind Winn (2001). Organization development and inquiry: A theoretical approach to action research and appreciative inquiry in fieldwork.
Ann Chin (2000). Media tech symphony. (A CD-ROM project).
Eric Goodman (2000). Chaos and complexity theory. (A CD-ROM project).
Sandra Hackett (2000). An analysis of sense making and organizational culture
through stories told in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Debra Hood (2000). Communication apprehension and body esteem: A correlational study.
Jessica Ivey (2000). Curiosity in organizations.
Blair Browning. (1999). Christian colleges and universities: Impression management on the internet.
Christina Flora. (1999). You haven't come far at all baby: A study of women's portrayal in financial magazines.
Brianna Nadig. (1999). Observers' perceptions of gender and college leadership styles.
Mark Pearson. (1998). Developing a conversational assets survey for learning organizations.
J.D. Whittenberg (1998). Strategic ambiguity in organizations.
Paula Woodbury (1998). A study of organizational change.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Barge, J .K. & Schlueter, D. W (2004). Memorable messages and newcomer socialization. Western Journal of Communication, 68, 233-256. (Lead article)
Schlueter, D. W., & Barge, J.K (1993). Assessing the impact of gender socialization on issues of power and influence in the workplace. In C. Berryman-Fink, D. Ballard-Reisch, & L. Newman (Eds.), Communication and Sex-Role Socialization (pp. 105-138). New York, New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.
Barge, J.K., & Schlueter, D.W. (1991). A critical comparison of four popular measures of leadership. Management Communication Quarterly, 4, 541-570.
Barge, J.K., Schlueter, D.W., & Duncan, G (1990). Task structure as a moderator of communication skills. Communication Studies, 41, 1-18. (Lead article)
Schlueter, D.W., Barge, J.K., & Blankenship, D. (1990). A comparative analysis of
influence strategies used by upper and lower-level male and female managers. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 54, 42-65.
Barge, J.K., Schlueter, D.W., & Pritchard, A. (1989). The effects of nonverbal communication and gender on impression formation in opening statements. The Southern Communication Journal, 54, 330-349.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D.W. (1989). Can we talk: A meta-analytic review of the sex differences in language literature. In C. Lott & C. Finley (Eds.), Beyond Boundaries: Sex and Gender Diversity in Communication (pp 31-48). Washington, D.C.: George Mason Press. (Distributed by University Press of America)
Cox, J.A., Schlueter, D.W., Moore, K. (March, 1989). The employment interview process: A look behind corporate doors. Personnel Administrator, 56-59.
Adams, C.H., Schlueter, D.W., & Barge, J.K. (1988). Communication and motivation
Barge, J .K. & Schlueter, D. W. (1988). A critical evaluation of four popular measures of organizational commitment and identification. Management Communication Quarterly, 2, 116-132.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D. W. (1983). A comparison of the effects of reward-cost orientation and communication apprehension on academic achievement. Communication, 12, 129-140.
Proceedings and Other Publications
Schlueter, D. W. (1986). Iacocca meets Piaget: The use of learning cycles in managerial training. In G.L. Wilson (Ed.), Proceedings of the 33rd meeting of the Association or Business Communication--Southeastern Region. (11-20).
Schlueter, D.W. (1986). Quality circles: A selected, annotated bibliography. Available
Huddleston, B., & Schlueter, D.W. (1983). An experimental study comparing Machiavellianism with task, leadership and satisfaction in individual and small group contexts. In R.M. Leicester (Ed.), Organizational Policy and Development (pp. 205-222). Louisville: Louisville Press.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D.W. (1982). A preliminary study of nonverbal cues and relational termination. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 216 402).
Articles in Progress
McNamee, L., & Schlueter, D.W. In young company: Supervisor strategies for managing conflict with older subordinates.
Schlueter, D.W. How and why employees make their jobs unique: A typology of
individuation strategies, situations and motives used in the workplace. (in data analysis and writing stages).
PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS Schlueter, D.W. (July, 2008). Individuation as a site for organizational communication research. Position paper presented at the Alta conference on organizational communication, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Schlueter, D.W., & Stephens, J.E. (November, 2005). Competitive paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Boston.
Schlueter, D.W., & Barge, J.K. (March, 2004). Gender and the construction of workplace experiences in anticipatory socialization. Paper presented at Scholar's Day at Baylor University, Waco, TX.
Barge, J.K., Schlueter, D.W., & Hatchell, A. (February, 1994). Memorable messages and newcomer socialization. Top three paper in organizational communication presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.
Schlueter, D.W., & Barge, J.K. (February, 1991). A critical test of gender-role socialization and power and influence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Speech Communication Association, Atlanta.
Barge, J.K., Schlueter, D.W., & Duncan, G. (April, 1990). Task structure as a
moderator of communication skills. Top three paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Detroit.
Schlueter, D.W., Barge, J.K., & Blankenship, D. (November, 1989). A comparative analysis of influence strategies used by male and female managers: Testing two competing perspectives of power and influence in the workplace. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Speech Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
Schlueter, D.W., Griffin, C., & Meier, T. (April, 1989). The public relations video
as a useful instructional resource. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Speech Association, Kansas City, MO.
Schlueter, D.W., Smythe, M.J., & Barge, J.K. (May, 1988). Nonverbal correlates of compliance-gaining. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, New Orleans.
Barge, J.K., Schlueter, D.W., & Adams, C.H. (May, 1988). Communication and relating: A critical test of three models of leadership. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, New Orleans.
Adams, C.H., Schlueter, D.W., & Barge, J.K. (April, 1988). Motivation and communication within the superior-subordinate dyad: A comparative study of volunteers and paid employees. Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Speech Communication Association, Chicago.
Reynolds, J.D., Marchum, C., & Schlueter, D.W. (April, 1988). Interpretation in social context: An experiment in organizational communication. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern States Speech Communication Association, Memphis.
Schlueter, D.W., Barge, J.K., & Case, K.D. (May, 1987). Uncertainty reduction in the employee selection process: Model development and preliminary investigation. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D.W. (May, 1987). Linguistic sex differences revisited: A meta- analytic review with implications for feminist theory. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.
Schlueter, D.W., Adams, C.H., & Anderson, K. (April, 1987). The cultural perspective found "in search of excellence." Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Central and Southern States' Speech Communication Associations, St. Louis.
Barge, J.K., Pritchard, A., Schlueter, D.W., & Rowland, R.C. (April, 1987). The jury as audience: The impact of gender and delivery style upon jurors' perceptions. Top three paper in argumentation/forensics presented at the joint meeting of the Central States and Southern States' Speech Communication Associations, St. Louis.
Barge, J.K., & Schlueter, D.W. (November, 1986). Organizational identification and social motivation: A field descriptive study of two organizations. Top three paper in organizational communication presented at the meeting of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D.W. (October, 1986). Can we talk? A meta-analytic review of the sex differences in language literature. Paper presented at the conference on Communication Language and Gender, Washington, D.C.
Schlueter, D. W. (April, 1986). Iacocca meets Piaget: The use of learning cycles in managerial training. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southeast region of the Association for Business Communication, Mobile, Alabama.
Schlueter, D.W., & Smythe, M.J. (May, 1985). An interpersonal cost explanation of compliance-gaining message behavior. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Schlueter, D.W., & Smythe, M.J. (November, 1984). Effects of situation and target upon compliance-gaining message choices: A behavioral analysis. Paper (placed 5 out of 50 in interpersonal/small group division) presented at the meeting of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.
Huddleston, W., & Schlueter, D.W. (February, 1983). An experimental study comparing Machiavellianism with task, efficiency, leadership and satisfaction in individual and small group contexts. Paper presented at the meeting of the Western States Speech Communication Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D.W. (November, 1982). A comparison of reward-cost orientation and communication apprehension on academic achievement. Paper presented at the meeting of the Speech Communication Association, Louisville, Kentucky.
Smythe, M.J., & Schlueter, D. W. (April, 1982). A preliminary study of nonverbal cues and relational termination. Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Speech Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Schlueter, D.W. (October, 1981). Impression management in presidential debating: Ronald Reagan versus John Anderson. Paper presented at the fall meeting of the Central and Southern States' division of Rhetoric and Public Address, Clarksville, Tennessee.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Top Panel in Instructional Communication at the Annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, November 2002.
Awarded faculty development grant to attend a management training workshop sponsored by the Kensington Consultation Centre in England in the summer of 1999.
Received Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati, May 24, 1990.
Selected to represent Baylor to participate in a Great Teacher's workshop, which brought
together outstanding teachers from four other schools in the Waco area to exchange
information and experience (April, 1988).
Three top papers at the Central States Speech Convention and the Speech Communication Association. (Papers are included in the vita under the convention paper section).
Outstanding Graduate School Teaching Award, University of Missouri, April 1983.
Graduate School Research Award, University of Missouri, October 1982.
REFERENCES Dr. J. Kevin Barge
Professor of Communication
Department. of Communication
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX 77843-4234
Phone: (979) 845-5500
Dr. Karla K. Leeper
Chief of Staff to the President
105 Pat Neff Hall
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: (254) 710-6919
Dr. Charles J.G. Griffin
Head, Department of Speech Communication, Theatre, and Dance