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communication educator

Richard Earl Paine, American communication educator. Recipient Dissinger Outstanding Teaching award, 1993.


Paine, Richard Earl was born on July 18, 1953 in Springfield, Vermont, United States. Son of Lester Earl and Madalene Edna (Lacillade) Paine.


Bachelor, Harding University, 1976. Master of Arts, Western Kentucky University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1989.


Assistant forensics coach, Harding U., Searcy, Arkansas, 1976-1977;director forensics, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1979-1982;director forensics, North Center College, Naperville, Illinois, since 1983;associate professor, North Center College, Naperville, since 1989;chair department speech committee & theatre, North Center College, Naperville, 1994-1997.


Member Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association (board directors since 1991), Southern States Communications Association (vice chair 1987, intercultural communications division), Speech Communications Association, Mid-American Forensics League, Pi Kappa Delta (national standard debate champion 1975), National Forensics Association (constitution committee 1990-1992, impromptu topics committee since 1993).


Lester Earl Paine

Madalene Edna (Lacillade) Paine