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Alan D. Winegarden, Ph.D.

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Alan D. Winegarden, Ph.D

Alan D. Winegarden, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Chair, Department of Communication Studies

Professor of Communication Studies


PhD 1983-1989. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Communication major, Journalism research, Marketing minor
Dissertation Title: "A Burkean Analysis of the 1982 and 1986 Tylenol Poisoning Tragedies"

DCE, LTD 1977-1979. Concordia Teachers College, Seward, Nebraska.
Fifth-year Director of Christian Education Diploma
Lutheran Teachers Diploma by colloquy

Master of Arts 1973-1976. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Speech Communication: Rhetoric and Public Address

Bachelor of Arts 1969-1973. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
Communication Arts: Communication & Public Address

Career History:

July 1988 - Present
Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota (Tenure 1991)
Chair, Department of Communication studies 2009-
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs 2007-
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 1999-2007
Chair of the Faculty Senate 1997-1999
Professor of Communication Studies since 1997
Thrivent Fellow 2005-2006

August 2007 - July 2008
Oak Trust Credit Union, Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois
Board of Directors

January 1994 - August 2007
Minnesota's Credit Union, Eagan, Minnesota
Chairman, Board of Directors: April 1996 to August 2007

August 1977 - June 1988
Concordia Teachers College, Seward, Nebraska
Assistant Professor of Speech (1982). Director of Forensics

August 1985 - August 1986
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Teaching Assistant in Department of Communication

January 1977 - May 1977
Highland Community Junior College, Highland, Kansas
Extension Instructor

August 1975 - November 1976
Britone Company, Denver, Colorado
Assistant Manager of retail camera and photographic store.

September 1973 - June 1975
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Teaching Assistant in Department of Speech Communication

Professional Organizations:

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
National Communication Association

Research and Teaching Interests:

Mass Communication

Communication Analysis

Organizational Communication

Media Analysis

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