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David Roach

Communication Studies and
Associate Dean,
College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. David Roach conducts research and publishes in the following areas: instructional communication, communication apprehension, leadership, persuasion, compliance-gaining, nonverbal communication, and argumentativeness.


Beebe, S. A., Mottet, T. P., & Roach, K. D. (2013). Training and development: Communicating for success (2nd ed.). Boston: Pearson.

Roach, D. (2008). Classroom power. In The international encyclopedia of communication (Vol. 2, pp. 507-509). Oxford, UK, and Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Roach, K. D., & Brown, J. D. (2007). Business and professional communication (10th ed.). Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing.

Stockstill, C. J., & Roach, K. D. (2007). Communication apprehension in high school athletes. Texas Speech Communication Journal, 32, 53-64.

Roach, K. D., Richmond, V. P., & Mottet, T. P. (2006). Teachers’ influence messages. In T. P. Mottet, V. P. Richmond, and J. C. McCroskey (Eds.) Instructional communication: Rhetorical and relational perspectives. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.

Roach, K. D., Cornett-DeVito, M. M., DeVito, R. (2005). A cross-cultural comparison of instructor communication in American and French classrooms. Communication Quarterly, 53, 87-107.


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