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Michele R. Edwards, Ph.D.
Professor of Communications (Communications)
edwards@rmu.edu
412-397-6441 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 314


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Communication, The Ohio State University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication, The University of Cincinnati, 1989
  • Master of Arts, Communication, The University of Cincinnati, 1990

Publications

  • Edwards, M. R. (2011).  The influence of social support on gay men living with HIV. Marriage &
           Family Review
    , 47, 5, 265-288.

  • Edwards, M.R. (2008).  Rev. of Pugh, D. G. & Bacon, T. R. (2005) Powerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning Edge. Business Communication Quarterly, 71, 3, 407-410.
  • Edwards, M. R. (2008). Making Sense Out of Random Ideas: In B. Hugenberg and L. Hugenberg (Editors) Teaching Ideas for the Basic Communication Course, volume 12

  • Edwards, M.R. (2007). An examination of employed mothers' work-family narratives and perceptions of husbands' support. Marriage and Family Review, 42, 3, 59-89.
  • Edwards, M.R. (2007). Developing public speaking students' understanding of the reasoning process. In B. Hugenberg and L. Hugenberg (Editors) Teaching Ideas for the Basic Communication Course, volume 11.
  • Edwards, M.R. (2007). Rev. of Verklin, D. & Kanner, B. (2007). Watch this, listen up, click here: Inside the 300 billion dollar business behind the media you constantly consume. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 84, 3, 656-658.
  • Edwards, M. R.  Rev. of  Markel, M. (2005).  Technical Communication, 7th Edition.  Boston:  Bedford St. Martins.  Business Communication Quarterly, 68, 386-389.
  • Edwards, M.R.  (2006). The role of husbands' supportive communication practices in the lives  of employed mothers. Marriage and Family Review, 40, 4, 23-46.

Presentations

  • 2011 - Edwards, M. R. (April, 2011). Our Multiple Homes: How Female Faculty Balance Their Work and Family Lives. Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Speech Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Winner of The Top Panel Award for the Women's Caucus
  • 2010 - Edwards, M. R.(April 2010). Identity, self concept, and the American way: An incorporation of civic engagement in the contemporary classroom. Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Speech Association, Cincinnati, Ohio. Winner of The Top Panel Award for the Basic Course Division
  • 2006 - Edwards, M.R. (November, 2006) The role of husbands' supportive communication practices in the lives of employed mothers.Paper presented at the meeting of the NationalCommunication Association,San Antonio, Texas.
  • 2006 - Edwards, M.R. and Jabro, A. (November, 2006) Reading between the lines: An exploration of mentoring influences on women in higher education. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 2005 - Edwards, M.R. (November, 2005). Encouraging open discussion of multiculturalism and cultural history.Paper presented at the meeting of the National Communication Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Michele


Spring 2014
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • COMM2010-A
  • 09:30-10:45 AM T RMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)0 Seats
  • COMM2020-B
  • 11:00-12:15 PM T RMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)16 Seats
  • COMM3020-A
  • 02:00-03:15 PM T RMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)13 Seats
  • COMM4901-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)4 Seats
  • COMM4903-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)18 Seats
  • COMM4906-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)18 Seats
  • COMM4909-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14) Seats
  • COMM4913-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)18 Seats
  • COMM4916-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)19 Seats
  • COMM4923-A
  • -APPTMEdwards1 (01/13-05/03/14)0 Seats

    Fall 2014
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • COMM2020-A
  • 09:15-10:30 AM T RMEdwards1 (08/25-12/13/14)25 Seats
  • COMM3020-B
  • 01:45-03:00 PM T RMEdwards1 (08/25-12/13/14)26 Seats
  • COMM3020-A
  • 10:45-12:00 PM T RMEdwards1 (08/25-12/13/14)21 Seats

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