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Dr. Noah Franken

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Office: Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Room 193
Email: nfranken@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2795

Professional Profile

Dr. Franken joined the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities in 2014. He received a B.A. in English from Marquette University in 2006, an M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point in 2010, and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2014.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Franken teaches Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Communication Theory, and Discourse-Dependent Families

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Franken’s research focuses on communication and identity during major life transitions such as falling in love, losing family members, and recovering from addiction.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Franken enjoys reading, walking, playing golf, and attending sporting events.