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Alison N. Berry

Alison N. Berry, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Communication & Management

Office: Classroom Center, Room 332D
Email: aberry@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2503

Professional Profile

Dr. Berry joined the College of Business in 2014.  She received a B.A. in Communication Arts from Bellevue University in 2010, a M.A. in Managerial Communications from Bellevue University in 2012, and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas in 2014.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Berry teaches Business Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Conflict Resolution & Negotiation.

Dr. Berry is the author of “Legitimization as a rhetorical process in a regulatory agency: An examination of rhetoric from the US Council for Higher Education Accreditation” as published in the Journal of Communication Management.  She has also been published in the Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, the Journal of Retail Analytics, and other related publications.

Dr. Berry is a member of the National Communication Association and serves as co-advisor for the WTAMU Society for Human Resource Management.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Berry is an organizational communication scholar with an interest in interpersonal and educational communication as it relates to business applications.