Joyce Webb
Address:
Buliding G, 422 (518055)
Email:
Joyce@hitsz.edu.cn
Phone:
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Public Speaking; Argumentation and Debate Theory; Nonverbal Communication; Rhetoric; Business Presentations; Small Group Research; Leadership Studies; Organizational Communication; Consulting; Gender Research.
EDUCATION  
Ph.D.
The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
(Qualified in 18 different areas of Communications)
M.A.
Eastern Michigan University (Communications)
B.S.
Eastern Michigan University (Communications)
Minor: English Literature
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
1979-2014
Shepherd University/ Shepherdstown, W.V./ Professor Emeritus
1977-1979
University of Hawaii/ Honolulu, Hawaii/ Visiting Assistant Professor
1972-1975
Eastern Michigan Univ./ Ypsilanti, Michigan/ Teaching Fellow
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
2007
Professional Activities
- Educational Ambassador for the Eisenhower Institute (China)
2007
Facilitator for the Eisenhower Institute’s trip to Tibet
2010
- Moderator for House of Delegate John Doyle’s Debate held in the Byrd Center
Center for Legislative Studies
1994
Moderator for the following:
Rose- Overington Debate
Democratic Congressional Debate
1996-2014
- Faculty advisor for the Shepherd University’s Debate and Forensics
Leadership Delegation attending the annual Shepherd University’s Leadership conferences.
1997
- Coached/ Mentored Shepherd Student on “USA Today” First Academic
Team
1998
Coached/Mentored Shepherd Finalist for The Truman Award
1997
Coached/Mentored Student on Collegiate Forensics Association Essay
Contest
2014
Coached/Mentored Student on the Oliver S. Ikenberry Award
1990-2013
Created Debate and Forensics Awards for Shepherd University’s Student
Recognition Day.
2000
Democratic Congressional Debate
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2014-2016
A Study of Speech
Apprehension: a Comparison of China and the United States
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2010
Honors/Awards- Winner of The 2010 Action Award / The Charles Town Historic Landmarks
Commission for producing/ directing/ acting in “ A Comic Opera War:
about the 1922 treason trial of William Blizzard”
- Nominated for the Cyrus Vance Award three times- Finalist
- Nominated twice for the W.V. Professor of the Year Award- Finalist
- Collegiate Forensics Association Coach of the Year
- Winner of the Collegiate Forensics Association Essay Contest
1991-1992
Collegiate Forensics Association Coach of the Year
1998
Winner of the Collegiate Forensics Association Essay Contest
PATENT
   
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Publications and Presentations

Book Contract
I currently have a contract issued by the Edwin Mellen Press, Ltd.,
N.Y./Wales, U.K. to publish an Interpersonal Monograph. (2013)
Publication: Forum on Public Policy, Vol. 2010, no. 5,
December 2010.
“The Evolution of Women’s Roles within the University and in the
Workplace.”
Publication: Persuasive Public Speaking: A Liberal Arts Approach
Co-authored: John Hilbert, Joyce Webb, Cindy Buell
Kendall Hunt Publishers, 1990.
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
Presentations:
“Communication, Persuasion and Gumbo: An Aanalysis of
Competitive Food Shows from a Communication Perspective”
Presented at The Popular Culture Association/ American Culture
Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, October, 2011

“Technology in the Information Age”, Conference, Towson University, 35th
Annual Fall Colloquium, October, 2010

“The History of Women In The Workforce,” A paper presented at The
PCA/ACA Conference in Savannah, Georgia, October, 2010

“The Evolution of Women’s Roles within the University and in the
Workplace” Oxford University, Oxford England, Oxford Round Table
July, 2010.

“Perceptions of West Virginia Culture” Paper presented at The
PCA/ACA Convention, Wilmington, N.C., October 2009.

“Dealing With Difficult People, “ Insurance Conference, Keynote Speaker
November, 2000

“Communication: The Ultimate Connection” Panel:Lisbon,
Portugal,1998 Communication Association, 1996

“Promoting The Collegiate Forensic Association: Why Should You Be
Involved?” Paper presented at The Eastern Communication
Association, 1996.

“Managing Multiple Priorities,” Ullico Ray Corporation, Workshop
Presentation. 1996.

“Management Differences,” Ullico Ray Corporation, Workshop
Presentation, 1996.

“Communicating Up The Line: Creating Clear Messages,”
Unemployment State Agency, Statewide Meeting, 1995. Speech.

“Parliamentary Procedure,” Keynote Speaker, Republican Party,
Martinsburg, WV, 1995.

“Culture and Gender Differences In Creation Stories,” Paper
presented at The Collegiate Forensics Association, Athens, Greece,
1995.

“Exploring Ethics In Contemporary Interpersonal Relationships,”
Paper presented at The Speech Communication National
Convention, New Orleans, 1994.

“The First Year Experience: An Interpersonal Approach,” Paper
presented at The Speech Communication National Convention,
Miami, Florida, 1993.

“Argumentation and Debate: A Positive Way of Approaching
Communications,” Workshop and Keynote Speaker, National
Association of Teacher’s of English, 1992.

“Conflict Resolution,” Workshop Presentation, Leadership
Conference, Shepherd College, 1992.

“Aids Disclosure in Public Schools,” Keynote Speaker, Pi Delta,
Gamma, Shepherd College, 1992.

“The New Rhetoric: Positive Impressions About
Persuasion: Communication Models-Historical and Persuasive,”
Paper presented at Hood College, 1992.

“Developing A Communication Program At A Small College,”
Paper Presented at the Speech Communication Association
National Convention, 1990.

“Attracting An Audience During Times of Shrinking Resources,”
Paper Presented at The Speech Communication Association
National Convention, 1990.
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
Shepherd University Shepherdstown, West Virginia - May 2014
Associate Professor of Communications / Director of Debate and Forensics
Have Served as Department Chair, Communications Department
Courses Taught:
Comm. 410 Intercultural Communication
Comm 408 Communications For The Consultant
Comm 402 Senior Project
Comm 399 Communications for Publication
Comm 345 Business Presentations
Comm 331 Interforensics (Debate and Forensics Teams)
Comm 325 Critical Thinking For Conflict Resolution
Comm 316 Organizational Communication
Comm 310 Conducting Business Meetings and Group Discussions
Comm 308 Interpersonal Communication
Comm 301 Rhetoric
Comm 300 Persuasion
Comm 222 Voice and Diction
Comm 202 Fundamentals of Speech
FYEX 101 First Year Experience Course
University of Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii Main Campus - Two years
Assistant Professor Communications
Taught Speech courses/ Directed Debate Team
Travelled to Japan with Hawaii Debate Team/ Participated in
International Debate Tournament/ Did Lecture Tour at Major
Japanese Universities on Debate Theory/ Spoke at Tokyo
Businessmen’s Institute
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Michigan
Taught Communications Courses - Three years
Updated:2017-10