Dr. Robert B. Bookwalter, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Studies
Dean, College of Education
NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative
Dr. Robert B. Bookwalter is currently serving a term as Dean of the College of Education. He has been a faculty member in Communication Studies since 1987 and served the department as Coordinator of CMM 103 for 15 years and department chair from 2008-2010. He has also served as Marshall’s NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative since 2002. His scholarly interests are in the areas of conflict management, interpersonal communication, group process/leadership, and language/discourse analysis.
A native of San Jose, CA, Dr. Bookwalter received his B.A. in Speech Communication from Fresno State University (http://www.csufresno.edu/comm/) in 1979, his M.A. in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Montana (http://www.umt.edu/dcs/) in 1982 and his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas (http://www2.ku.edu/~coms/)