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Brenda Buckley-Hughes Profile

Contact Information

Name:Brenda Buckley-Hughes
Title:Chair
Department:Speech Comm. and Performing Arts
Year Started:1994
Email:bbuckley-hughes@JudsonU.edu
Phone Number:847-628-1060
Office Location:Thompson Center 117A

Education

Ed.D. University of Tennessee
M.S. in Education, Tennessee Temple University
30 graduate hours of course work in Speech and Theatre, University of Tennessee

Biography

Dr. Brenda Buckley-Hughes teaches with enthusiasm and energy.  She has a passion for her students' speaking success.  Dr. Buckley-Hughes is the author of Introductory Speech Communication:  Overcoming Obstacles, Reaching Goals.  For more than thirty years, she has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level at a wide range of colleges,  universities, and the private sector.  Her expertise brings oral presentation and literacy to an  intersection of understanding and application.  Dr. Buckley-Hughes research focus includes public speaking, readers theatre, fluency, and the arts in worship.

Expertise / Involvements

Christ Community Church Creative Arts, National Communication Association, International Reading Association, Illinois Reading Council

Publications

Textbook: SPEECH COMMUNICATION: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES, READING GOALS

Current Projects

Research Project in Progress, 2012-Present
"Stand and Deliver"
Speaking Skills for 5th Grade

Judson University, Shaping Lives that Shape the World