Dr. Jean L. DeHart

Contact and Overview

Email Address


Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 1:45 pm to 3:30 pm; Wednesday 1 pm to 2 pm; And by appointment.

Office hours are virtual, but I am available to meet in person. In-person meetings require a 48 hour notice, so that I can arrange appropriate space to meet. To contact me for office hours, just email me ahead of time to set up an appointment or email me during office hours. We will meet by email, telephone, or Zoom, depending on your preference.


Ph.D., Speech Communication, The University of Georgia
M.A., Speech Communication, The University of Tennessee
B.A., Communication, James Madison University
B.A., Political Science, James Madison University


Currently Teaching (Fall 2020)

COM 2105 Public Speaking in the Disciplines
COM 2121 Interpersonal Communication
COM 3315 Political Communication

Courses Taught

Interpersonal Communication
Political Communication

Teaching Specialties

Political Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Public Speaking
Country Music and Communication

Professional Affiliations or Organizations

National Communication Association 
Southern States Communication Association 
Carolinas Communication Association 
International Coaching Federation

Research Interests

Contemporary Political Conflict



Title: Professor, Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2402

Office address
Walker Hall 128