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Communications educator

Michael Tilden Motley, American communications educator. Member Western Speech Communication Association (chair language behavior division 1974-1976), Speech Communication Association (chairlang. science division 1976-1977).

Background

Motley, Michael Tilden was born on January 4, 1945 in Salt Lake City. Son of Henry Lee and Lyda Edyth (Simpson) Motley.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1965. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor, California State University, Fresno, 1970-1971;assistant professor, associate professor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1971-1977;associate professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio., 1977-1982;professor, University of California, Davis, since 1982.

Works

Membership

Member Western Speech Communication Association (chair language behavior division 1974-1976), Speech Communication Association (chairlang. science division 1976-1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jazz saxophone, skiing, Bonsai art.

Connections

Married Deirdre Mary Sullivan, December 15, 1973 (deceased). Children: Shannon, Shane.

father:
Henry Lee Motley

mother:
Lyda Edyth (Simpson) Motley

spouse:
Deirdre Mary Sullivan

children:
Shannon Motley

Shane Motley