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Jerry L. Allen

Jerry L. Allen, American university dean, communication educator. Littlefield Chair Research grantee University Bridgeport, 1985.

Background

  • Allen, Jerry L. was born on January 1, 1938 in Parma, Missouri, United States. Son of Alton and Bernice (Grissom) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Southeast Missouri State University, 1959. Master of Science in Education, Southern Illinois University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Communications, Southern Illinois University, 1978.

    Career

    • Teacher Fox High School, Arnold, Missouri, 1959-1964, Lindberg High School, St. Louis, 1964-1965. Assistant professor speech St. Louis University, 1965-1971. Professor, chair department University Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1973-1990, University New Haven, West Haven, 1990-1995, acting dean, School Business, 1995-1996, dean graduate studies, since 1996.

      Communications consultant Missouri, 1965-1971, Connecticut 1973-1997. Adjunct professor University Missouri, 1969-1970, Southern Connecticut State University, 1973-1994. Albertus Magnus College, 1989.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Interpersonal Communication: A Laboratory Manual, 1980, Instructior's Manual for Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, 4th edition. Editor Communications Research Reports, 1996-1999. Member editl board various journals, since 1968.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Communications Association (chair communications apprehension committee 1986-1987), World Communications Association (board directors since 1991, vice president North America since 2000), International Communications Association, Eastern Communications Association (executive secretary 1992-1995, first vice president 1997-1998, president 1998-1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Annitta L. Wagley, October 16, 1955 (divorced 1972). Children: Tom, Deborah, Richard, Tracy. Married Betty L. Scott, September 1, 1972.

      Children: Leland, Ken, Cindi.
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    Born January 1, 1938
    • 1959
      Southeast Missouri State University
    • 1961
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1978
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1959 - 1964
      Teacher, Fox High School
      Arnold, Missouri, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      Teacher, Fox High School
    • 1965 - 1971
      assistant, professor speech St. Louis University
    • 1973 - 1990
      professor
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      professor
      West Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      professor
    • 1996
      professor
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