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Ronda Leahy

Pronouns: She/Her
Communication Studies
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Professional and Organizational Communication

Brief biography

 I received her Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from Kent State University and began my career at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1996. I have served as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Studies, Director of the School of Arts and Communication and Chair of the Communication Studies Department. Currently I am in the role of Faculty Assistant to the Provost. I maintain an active teaching schedule, with a focus on Interviewing, Organizational and Professional Communication.  

Current courses at UWL

CST 110: Communicating Effectively
CST 260: Professional Communication
CST 351: Interviewing 
CST 499: Senior Project in Communication Studies


Kent State University, School of Communication Studies, Kent, Ohio (1992-1996)

Ph.D., Communication Studies

       Primary Area: Organizational Communication              

       Secondary Area: Health Communication

Ball State University, Department of Speech Communication, Muncie, Indiana (1991-1992)

M.A., Interpersonal Communication

University of Indianapolis, Speech Department, Indianapolis, Indiana (1987-1991)

B.S., Communications in Business