William Bryant

Senior Lecturer

William Bryant

Senior Lecturer

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Communication

Department of Instruction & Innovation: Honors Program

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  • Ph.D., Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis University of North Carolina -, 2013

  • MA, Speech Communication and Rhetoric University of North Carolina -, 2008

  • BA, Speech Communication and Rhetoric Augusta State University, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • RSCA Summer Grant Pamplin College: Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity, 2023

  • Communication Department Outstanding Teaching Award Communication Department, 2022

  • CURS Research Grant Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship, 2022

  • Excellence in Honors Instruction Award Honors Program, 2022

  • Excellence in Honors Instruction Award Augusta University Honors Program, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 4500H

    Honors Capstone
  • HONR 3900H

    Honors: Breaking Boundaries
  • COMM 1110H

    Honors: Public Speaking

Teaching Interests

Honors Breaking Boundaries: Meditation and the Interior Life
Honors Breaking Boundaries: Stoicism and the Beautiful Life
Honors Breaking Boundaries: Subjectivity and Objectivity in the Modern World
Honors Intro Seminar: The Nature of Inquiry
Honors Fundamentals of Academic Inquiry
Honors Public Speaking
Honors Capstone
Advanced Public Speaking
Introduction to Research in Communication
Communication for Professionals
Communication and Culture
Jr. Seminar: Ethnography and Autoethnography
Public Speaking
Fundamentals of Academic Inquiry
Cultural Studies in Education (Graduate Course)

Research Interests

The philosophical and cultural foundations of education
Teacher immediacy
Identity construction

Department Service

  • 2021 - 2023

    Role: Other