Arthur F. Dauria

Title: Professor of Communication Studies

Degrees: Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University

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Telephone: (607) 436-3510

Office: IRC B11 F

Course History:

  1. Introduction to Communication
  2. Survey of the Communication & Media
  3. Communication Development in Children
  4. Interviewing
  5. Groups Communication
  6. Public Speaking
  7. Argumentation
  8. Persuasion in Everyday Life
  9. Persuasive Campaigns
  10. Interpersonal Dyadic Communication
  11. Conflict Management
  12. Negotiation and Meditation
  13. Non-Verbal Communication

Other Information:



Professional Interests:

  • Department Chair 1999 to 2011.
  • Book completed on the life transition of retirement, "Life After Work" in 2008.
  • Rhetorical Sensitivity and Social Interaction
  • Communication Development and Language Acquisition
  • Several articles on rhetoric, rhetorical sensitivity, and public address.
  • Rhetoric of Images
  • Persuasion
  • Interested in photography as a persuasive medium.
  • Long time interest in curriculum development in the Communication & Media.
  • Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching, State of NY, 2001.

Hobbies and Personal Interests:

  • Photography
  • Bicycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • X-C Skiing
  • Building and Construction
  • Cooking




Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.