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communications educator

Russell Allen Guthrie, American communications educator. Named one of Outstanding Young Men. of America, 1979, Arrowman of the Year Boy Scouts American, 1996; recipient District Merit award Adobe Walls Council Boy Scouts American, 1983, Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1991.


Guthrie, Russell Allen was born on February 4, 1954 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Melvin Lee and Margaret Kathryn (Hagler) Guthrie.


Bachelor in Communication Arts, Spring Hill College, 1976. Master of Arts in Speech, Auburn University, 1978. Postgraduate, Oklahoma State University, since 1984.


Instructor, Panhandle State University, Goodwell, Oklahoma, 1978-1983;assistant professor, Panhandle State University, Goodwell, Oklahoma, 1983-1990;associate professor, Panhandle State University, since 1990;general manager Station KPSU-FM, Panhandle State University, Goodwell, Oklahoma, since 1978. Consultant in field.


Reserve officer Goodwell Police Department, 1981-1982. Troop scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Goodwell, 1981-1993, chapter advisory Order of the Arrow, since 1993. District chairman Adobe Walls Council, Pampa, Texas, 1982-1983.

Member International Communication Association, Speech Communication Association, Southern States Communication Association, Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communication Association Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, bicycling.


Married Jane Elizabeth Slaton, May 26, 1984. 2 children.

Melvin Lee Guthrie

Margaret Kathryn (Hagler) Guthrie

Jane Elizabeth Slaton