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Rozell Duncan

Assistant Professor and Academic Advisor (Student fulfilling internship/practicum, special needs, post undergraduate and transfer)

Ph.D., Kent State University
M.A., University of Akron
B.S., University of Akron
B.A., Muskingum College

Rozell R. Duncan currently teaches in the areas of organizational communication and development, interviewing, organizational communication, gender and communication, small group communication, interviewing and interpersonal communication. Her current research interests are in the areas of the impact of new technologies on the communication between superiors and subordinates, and the impact of gender on workplace socialization. She recently published in the Journal of the Association for Communication Administration. She has presented numerous papers at international, national, and regional conventions. Prior to teaching at Kent, she was an adjunct instructor at the University of Akron and worked in various management positions for the County of Summit Department of Job and Family Services

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities


Duncan, R.R. & Higgins, M.A. (2000). The scholarship of application: The interaction of theory and practice.

Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 29(3), 244-249.

Convention Papers   

Duncan, R.R. (2003). Career Research as a Class Assignment. Panel presented at the 2003 Conference of the Speech Communication Association of Ohio in Westerville, OH, October 11, 2003.

Duncan, R.R. (2002) Immediacy Behaviors in the Superior-Subordinate Relationship. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association in Seoul, Korea, July 18, 2002.

Duncan, R.R. (2001). The Dream Team in a Group Discussion Course. Paper presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association in Atlanta, GA, November 2, 2001.

Duncan, R.R. (1998). The Scholarship of Application: The Interaction of Theory and Practice. Paper presented at the 84th Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, New York, NY, November 23, 1998.

Duncan, R.R. (1998). Uncertainty in the Workplace. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, Jerusalem, Israel, July 23, 1998.

Anderson, C.M., Martin, M.M., Riddle, B.L., Duncan, R.R. (1998). Variables Affecting the Leader-Member Exchange Relationship: Perception of Upward Influence, Job Satisfaction, and Commitment. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Chicago, IL, April, 1998.

Rozell Duncan
School of Communication Studies
135 Taylor Hall
Phone: 330-672-0184
Fax: 330-672-3150