Vicki L. Karns, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Communication and Journalism
Director of Cross-College Academic Programming




Phone: 617-973-5308
Fax: 617-305-1763
Email: vkarns@suffolk.edu
Office: Somerset Building, Rm. 414C
Office Hours: TTH 1:00-3:00 p.m.; MW by appointment. 

Education

  • PhD, Wayne State University (Communication and Rhetorical Processes)
  • MA, Ball State University (Communication & Theatre)
  • BA, Anderson College, Anderson, IN  (Speech & Theatre)

Research Interests

  • Creativity and Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Religious Rhetoric

Professional Work

  • Consultant with Presbytery of Boston (Specialization in Personnel Matters)
  • Advisory Board for Quincy Choral Society

Classes Taught

  • CJN 405 - Communication Theory 
  • CJN 216 - Intercultural Communication
  • CJN 219 - Rhetoric of Protest & Reform
  • CJN 101 - Introduction to Communication
  • CJN 105 - Principles of Oral Communication
  • CJN 491 - Culinary Communication
  • CJN 491- Music as Communication
  • CI 145 - Living & Laughing
  • CJN 222 - Communication & Leadership
  • CAS 101 SU - Speak Up: Strategies of Success
  • CJN 389 - Social Media