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Anthony Cavaiani

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Associate Professor of Communications

(573) 592-4470

Kemper Art Center Building
Room: 124


  • PHD, Communication, Wayne State University, 2015
  • MA, Communication, Wayne State University, 2007
  • BA, Film and Media Studies, Western Michigan University, 2005
  • BS, Psychology, Western Michigan University, 2005

Teaching Philosophy:

  • “The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.” –Fred Rogers

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Rhetorical and Communication Theory
  • Cultural Studies
  • Sport Communication
  • Critical Communication Pedagogy

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • COM209 Argumentation and Debate -O
  • COM320 Communication Theory
  • COM101 Intro To Speech Communication -O
  • COM220 Logic and Persuasion -i
  • COM270 Persuasion -X
  • COM214 Sport Communication -Q
  • COM301 Sports Activism -U
  • COM304 Sports Media
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