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Noah Franken

Noah Franken, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Office: Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Room 111
Email: nfranken@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2803

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 in 2014.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Franken teaches Basic Speech, Business and Professional Communication, 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.