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Neil Patten, PhD

Neil Patten, PhD

Professor
Communication
Humanities
Phone: (231) 591-3621
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, Indiana University, Speech Communication, Minor: Telecommunications
  • MA, The University of Michigan-Purdue University, Speech Communication
  • BA, University of Michigan, Speech Communication and Political Science

Presentations

  • Paper
    Patten, N. (Author & Presenter), Smith, D. (Author & Presenter), Eastern Communication Association, “The beauty myth 2.0: Television broadcasting, female journalists, and the appearance double-standard from Christine Craft to Gretchen Carlson," Boston, MA, (2017).
  • Lecture
    Patten, N. (Discussant), Smith, D. (Discussant), Central States Communication Association conference, “Building Better Foundations for the future thorough the Past: Revitalizing Student Engagement in Communication Courses with ‘Reacting to the Past’ Pedagogy," Central States Communication Association, Grand Rapids MI, (April 2016).
  • Paper
    Patten, N. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association Conference, “Using Gaming Theory Pedagogies to Heighten Student Consciousness and Communication Competencies in a New Media Society," Southern States Communication Association, Austin, TX, (April 2016).
  • Paper
    Patten, N. (Author & Presenter), Smith, D. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association meeting, “Losing Our Virginity: Two Communication professors reflect on use of ‘Reacting to the Past’ pedagogy in the Freshman Honors Public address Course," Southern States Communication Association, Tampa, FL, (April 2015).
  • Lecture
    Patten, N. (Discussant), Wilson, E. (Discussant), Smith, D. (Discussant), Central States Communication Association Meeting, "Cross Cultural Communication Three Ways: Approaches and Tactics for Teaching the Intercultural Communication Course," Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH, (2012).
  • Oral Presentation
    Patten, N. (Presenter), Michigan Pharmacy Association Meeting, “The Gender Lens and Its Impact s on the Pharmacy Preceptor-intern Dynamic," Detroit MI, (2011).
  • Oral Presentation
    Patten, N. (Presenter), Smith, D. (Presenter), Southern States Communication Association Conference, “The PEP Squad: Merging Ideologies on Teaching Political awareness through the Carnegie Foundation’s Political Engagement Project-Ideas and Assessment of Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum," Southern States Communication Association, Norfolk, VA, (2009).
  • Oral Presentation
    Patten, N. (Presenter), Smith, D. (Presenter), Central State Speech Conference, “Let’s Get Engaged!: Incorporating Civic and Political Engagement into Communication Courses," Minneapolis, MN, (2007).
  • Oral Presentation
    Patten, N. (Presenter), Smith, D. (Presenter), Western States Communication Association Conference, “A Closer Look: Perspectives on a Three-Year Service Learning Honors Speech Study and Student Attitudes Towards Service," Western States Communication Association, Palm Springs, CA, (February 2006).
  • Oral Presentation
    Patten, N. (Presenter), Women’s Caucus, “Stewardesses a go-go! A Reconsideration of Prefeminist Female Friendship Narratives In Coffee, Tea or Me in the Sex in the City Post-Feminist Era," National Communication Association, Chicago IL, (November 2004).