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Allison Alford

Assistant Clinical Professor - Information Systems

Contact Information

Email:  Allison_Alford@baylor.edu
Homepage:  https://goodtalkconsulting.com/
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6124
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX  76798-8005
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†310.02

Educational Background

  • PHD - Communication Studies, Univ Texas Austin
  • MA - Communication Studies, Univ Texas Austin
  • BA - International Studies, Texas A&M Univ College Sta

Work Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 9, 2017 - Present)
  • Director, Good Talk Communication Consulting (January 2017 - Present)
  • Instructor, Texas State University (August 2016 - May 2017)
  • MBA+ Leadership and Communication Coach, The University of Texas at Austin (August 2016 - Present)
  • Instructor, St. Edward's University (August 2015 - May 2017)
  • Summer Symposium for Peace, Global Ethics, and Conflict Resolution, UT Project on Conflict Resolution (April 2013 - August 2014)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin (August 2012 - May 2016)
  • Instructor, The Art Institute of San Antonio (January 2012 - May 2012)
  • Instructor, Northeast Lakeview College (August 2007 - December 2012)
  • Instructor, St. Mary's University (August 2007 - December 2007)
  • Instructor, University of Nevada Las Vegas (January 2006 - May 2007)
  • Instructor, College of Southern Nevada (January 2005 - August 2007)

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award nominee, Baylor University Hankamer School of Business (January 2018)
  • Faculty Honoree, Zeta Tau Alpha annual professor reception (October 2017)
  • Graduate School Continuing Fellowship (2015)
  • Conference Presentation Award (2014)

Licensures and Certifications

  • CITI Program, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (January 2017 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Association for Business Communication (2017 - Present)
  • Member, Organization for Research on Women and Communication (2013 - 2017)
  • Member, Southern States Communication Association (2013 - 2014)
  • National Communication Association (2013 - Present)

Biography

Dr. Allison M. Alford earned her Ph.D. in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Interpersonal Communication from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016. Additionally, she earned an M.A. from The University of Texas at Austin in Communication Studies and a B.A. from Texas A&M University in International Studies with minors in French and Public Relations. With her husband and two kids, Allison lives in the Waco, Texas area where they spend time at soccer games, reading, and playing tricks on each other. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Business Communication in the Management Information Systems Department in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

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