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Andrew D. Wolvin

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Professor & Executive Director, Oral Communication Program, Communication

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Education

Ph.D., Purdue University

Research Expertise

Communication Education
Communication Management
Listening

Curriculum Vitae
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Dr. Wolvin’s research interests center on issues dealing with listening behavior, communication education, and communication management.  He has been awarded the International Listening Association Lifetime Achievement Award and named a Global Listening Centre’s Outstanding Listening Scholar.  He is past president of the International Listening Association and the Eastern Communication Association.  He has extensive experience providing communication training and development for federal agencies and private corporations.

His books include:

Andrew D. Wolvin (Ed.)  Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century.  Boston:  Wiley-Blackwell.

Roy M. Berko, Andrew D. Wolvin, Darlyn R. Wolvin, & Joan E.  Aitken.   Communicating:  A Social and Career Focus.  12th edition.  Boston:  Pearson.

Andrew D. Wolvin & Carolyn G. Coakley.  Listening.  Madison, WI:  Brown/Benchmark, 1996.

Andrew D. Wolvin & Carolyn G. Coakley (Eds) Perspectives on Listening.  Norwood, NJ:  Ablex.

Andrew D. Wolvin, Roy M. Berko & Darlyn R. Wolvin.  The Public Speaker/The Public Listener 2nd edition.  Los Angeles:  Roxbury, 1999.

Roy M. Berko, Andrew D. Wolvin & Rebecca Ray.  Business Communication in a Changing World.  New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Publications

Listening to Each Other in a Challenging World

Calls for a need to step back and consider how to center our society on active listening skills.

Communication

Lead: Andrew D. Wolvin
Non-ARHU Contributor(s): Annie Rappeport
Dates:

Let’s reset to establish a more civil global society. We are poised as listening leaders across fields to help reimagine and recraft a more peaceful and positive global community. The world needs us to help our communities rediscover the beauty and value of listening and learning from each other.

Communicating: A Social, Career, and Cultural Focus, 12th Edition

This highly-regarded introduction to communication text offers a comprehensive blend of basic communication theory, research and skills.

Communication

Lead: Andrew D. Wolvin
Non-ARHU Contributor(s): Roy Berko, Darlyn Wolvin, & Joan Aitken
Dates:

Communicating introduces the basic principles of communication and applies them to interpersonal, group, interviewing, and public speaking contexts.  The book stresses communication competence through boxed material, “Learn by Doing” skill-building activities, thought-provoking questions and self-assessment questionnaires. The new edition features an increased emphasis on electronically-mediated communication and the impact of technology on our daily communication, a significantly updated research base and a reorganization of the public speaking chapters.

Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

A state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century.

Communication

Lead: Andrew D. Wolvin
Dates:

Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century.

  • Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice

  • Includes student friendly features such as editorial introductions to each section and questions for further reflection at the end of each chapter

  • Discussion ranges from historical perspectives to present theory, to teaching and performing listening in the classroom, in health care, and in corporate settings