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Department of Communication Staff - Larry Caillouet

Larry Caillouet, Ph.D.

Larry Caillouet, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Transitional Retirement

Office:  FAC 145
Phone:  270-745-8709


Teaching Interests:
Intercultural communication, rhetoric and speech writing, survey research methods and data analysis, persuasion, nonverbal communication, organizational communication.


Research Interests:
Employee satisfaction, patterns and effects of communication flow in organizations, team work dynamics.


Dr. Caillouet received his BA degree from David Lipscomb University and Ph.D. from Univ. of Illinois. He came to WKU as Director of Forensics and served in that position for 7 years. Following that period he taught full time in the Dept. of Communication until 2000 when he became Director of International Programs. Dr. Caillouet is an enthusiastic traveler, an avid sailor, and a diehard optimist. He has traveled in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and has sailed throughout much of the Caribbean. Dr. Caillouet teaches courses in Speechwriting and speech analysis, and organizational communication.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14