Cynthia Peterson

 
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Cynthia Peterson

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Professor of Communication

PhD; Communication Studies-Organizational Communication, 2005, University of Kansas
MA; Communication Studies-Organizational Communication, 1995, University of Kansas
BA; Speech & Theater Education, 1974, Bethany Nazarene College (Southern Nazarene University)

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“I love the interaction with and development of students as they progress through their academic careers. I also love making faith relevant to my discipline and the liberal arts.”

—Cynthia Peterson

Awards & Honors
Publications
Presentations
Involvement at MNU

Awards & Honors

  • Graduate Teaching Award from The University of Kansas, 1990
  • The Basic Communication Course from Kansas University, 1989
  • 20 Year Service Award from MNU

Publications

  • "A Case Study of Leadership During Change at Midwest: An Institution of Higher Education" (2005 Dissertation)

Presentations

  • National Communication Association Conference 2013: Impact of the Common Core Curriculum on University Teacher Education Programs (Panel Participant)

Involvement at MNU

  • Director of Freshman Seminar

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