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Department of Communication Staff - Larry Winn

Larry Winn, Ph.D.

Larry Winn, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Office:  FAC 190
Phone:  270-745-2384


Advanced Public Speaking, Speech Analysis/Speech Writing, graduate seminars in Persuasion and Crisis Communication.


Foreign Policy Decision Making Communication, Foreign Policy Persuasion, and Crisis Management in Organizations


Dr. Winn holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Indiana University and a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Memphis. He has done training on the overlapping topics of crisis management, change management, and communication with several organizations, including the Federal Executive Institute. Two of his published books have focused on communication and parliamentary procedure. He has published chapters and articles which focus on public persuasion. Dr. Winn teaches Advanced Public Speaking, Persuasion, Speechwriting, and Crisis Communication. Dr. Winn is a former Department Head.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14