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Todd Allen, Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity Affairs; Professor of Communication



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Interest and areas of expertise
  • Founder of the Common Ground Project, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the history of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Frequent lecturer on commemorative practices/public memory related to the Civil Rights Movement
  • Diversity/Inclusive Excellence trainer
  • BA in Broadcast Communication (Geneva College)
  • MA in Rhetorical Studies (University of Akron)
  • PhD in Rhetorical Studies (Duquesne University)
Classes I teach
  • COMM 105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • IDCR 151 Created & Called for Community
  • COMM 360 Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement