Profile

David L. Jamison, J.D.
Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs (Office of the Provost)
Professor of Communication (Communication)
jamison@rmu.edu
412-397-6225 phone (M)
412-397-3851 fax
Patrick Henry 211


Educational Background

  • J.D. (Cum Laude), University of Michigan Law School, 1969
  • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Muskingum College, 1965
  • M.A. , Communication, University of Michigan, 1967

Professional Background

  • 2008 - Present: Provost, Robert Morris University
  • 2002 - 2008: Dean, School of Communications & Information Systems, Robert Morris University
  • 2002 - Present: Professor of Communication, Robert Morris University
  • 1969 - 1972: Foreign Service Officer, United States Information Agency
  • 1987 - 2002: Adjunct Faculty, University of Akron Law School
  • 1997 - 2002: Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
  • 1972 - 2002: Faculty, Department of Communication, University of Akron

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Mass Media & Journalism Law
  • Intercultural Communication
  • First Amendment Jurisprudence

Publications

  • Books:
    • David Jamison (with Alan Hart). English translation of Michel Meyer's Of Problematology (University of Chicago 1995)
    • Tedford, Makay and Jamison (eds): Perspectives on Freedom of Speech (Southern Illinois University Press 1987) 
  • Academic Papers Venues:
    • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • Speech Communication Association
    • University of Missouri Conference on Missouri ex rel Gaines v Holland
    • SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research)
    • Central States Communication Association
    • Pennsylvania Communication Association
    • Communication Association of Ohio

     

     

     
  • Representative Articles:
    •  "Michel Meyer's Philosophy of Problematology: Toward a New Theory of Argument," Argumentation 5, 1991, 57-68.
    • (With James L. Golden): "Meyer's Theory of Problematology," Questioning Exchange 1988, Vol. 2, No. 2 pp 149-163.
    • "State Constitutional Guarantees and Free Speech," Free Speech Newsletter 1986, No. 59, pp 9-14.
    • "Guarding Religious freedom: the Supreme Court Confronts a Basic Cultural Elaboration," Ohio Speech Journal 1981, Vol. 19, pp 106-119.
    • "Lipp v Procunier: A Test Case for Free Expression of Religious Ideas," Free Speech Newsletter 1981, No. 50, pp 13-20.
    • "Parliamentary Confidentiality and Free Speech: A Legal View," Free Speech Yearbook 1977, pp 33-45.

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


Fall 2015: Doctorate
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • DISC9520-D
  • -APPTMJamison2 (08/17-12/12/15)4 Seats