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College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught 
CMTC 100: Introduction to Communication
CMTC 101: Public Speaking
CMTC 202: Voice and Diction
CMTC 214: Business and Professional Communication
CMTC 306: Special Topics in Communication - Science, Religion, and Communication
Research Interests 
Theatre, Poetry, Theology, Science

A.L.M. Harvard  (Dramatic Arts)

S.T.M. Boston University (Systematic Theology)

M.P.S. Loyola University Chicago (Pastoral Theology, focus in Religious Communication)

M.A. University of Illinois (Theater) 

Selected Publications 

iSpeak! uSpeak! weSpeak!: An Introduction to Contemporary Public Speaking (2012) 

Goat Troubles and Other Chicago Poems (2010)

Ode To Boston Neighborhoods: The Emerald Necklace, Bunker on the Hill, and other Tanka-Cantos (2011)

Where the Designer Came From (2011)

Tao-Te-Ching: The Way of Virtue in Leadership and Life (2012)

American Haiku (2012)

Cosmotrinity (2013) 


John Ross, Jr. has been a faculty member in the Department of Communication, Media, and Theatre since 2000. He teaches courses in public speaking, voice and diction, and human communication, and he holds a graduate degree in dramatic arts from Harvard University.

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