Cindy Petersen

Cynthia Peterson

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) 

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
    • 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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