Dr. Linda A. Coutant

Contact and Overview

Email Address

coutantla@appstate.edu

Office Hours

By appointment any weekday between 8:00am-6:00pm

Education

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University, May 2017
M.A., Educational Media, Appalachian State University, 2001
B.A., Mass Communications, Emory & Henry College, 1989

Teaching

Currently Teaching (Fall 2020)

COM 3210 Copy Editing
COM 3618 PR Writing

Teaching and Research Specialties

Public relations
News writing
The use of mindfulness and other contemplative practices in higher education

Publications

Reviewer, The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, 5 (1). Version of record at https://journal.contemplativeinquiry.org/index.php/joci/issue/view/8

Coutant, L., & Caldwell, K., (2017). “The Mindful Campus: Organizational Structure and Culture,” The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, 4 (1), 229-250.

Coutant, L., Gray, E., & Sell, L. (2017). Appalachian State University’s Still Point: Who we are and what we do. Proceedings from 2017 Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education Conference. Version of record at https://texts.shanti.virginia.edu/content/still-point-who-we-are-what-we-do

“Case Study of a Mindful Campus: Organizational Structure and Culture.” 8th Annual Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Conference, Oct. 8, 2016, Amherst, MA

Recent Awards

2017 Gold Award – Appalachian State University’s Resiliency Toolkit, Marcom Awards

2017 Silver Award – Appalachian State University’s Resiliency Toolkit, W3 Awards

2017 Gold Award - Appalachian State Home Page Redesign, Hermes Creative Awards

2016 Platinum Award - Appalachian Magazine, special edition, MarCom Awards

2014 Honorable Mention - Diversity website, MarCom Awards

2014 Gold Award - Viewbook, MarCom Awards

2014 Gold Award - New Student Guidebook, MarCom Awards

Title: Adjunct, Public Relations
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2342

Office address
Belk Hall