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Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Sam Lawrence serves as a professor in the Department of Mass Communication.

Classes Taught

  • MCOM 4403: Interviewing and Career Management Strategies
  • MCOM 2153: Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • MCOM 2623: Communication Theory
  • MCOM 1113: Fundamentals of Speech

Education and Certifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Arts in Speech Communication, Auburn University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication, University of Central Florida

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Lawrence, S. G. (2015). Waking up audiences: Lessons in rhetorical devices. Communication Teacher, 29(4), 212-218. doi:10.1080/17404622.2015.1058965

Lawrence, S. G. (2015). Engaging audiences through rhetorical devices. Communication Currents, 10(5), 1-2. doi:10.1080/17404622.2015.1058965

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