Dr. Nina-Jo Moore

Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8am-12pm, 1pm-3pm; Tuesday & Thursday 7am-8am, 11am-12pm, 1pm-3pm; Fridays by appointment

Appointments: https://mooreninajo.youcanbook.me/  


  • Ph.D. University of Maryland (1987)

  • M.A. University of Georgia (1982)

  • B.A. University of South Florida (1973)

Teaching Specialties: 

  • Interpersonal Communication areas
  • Public Address areas
  • Intercultural Communication areas
  • Organizational Communication areas
  • Gender Communication areas

Professional Affiliations or Organizations: 

  • National Communication Association 
  • Southern States Communication Association 
  • Carolinas Speech Communication Association 
  • Pi Kappa Delta Forensics Honorary (Forensics Honorary) 
  • Phi Beta Delta Honorary (International Scholars Honorary)

Research Interests: 

Nonverbal Communication; Intercultural communication; gender communication; interpersonal communication; historical/critical analyses of rhetorical acts; acquisition of logical reasoning skills; teacher clarity training and the effects of that training; application of public argumentation theories to interpersonal settings; listening assessment; critical thinking skills; self perception of oral communication capabilities; teachers’ self-perceptions of instructional abilities; gender communication issues as they apply to areas of reasoning, organizations, health care settings, and education; communication differences between diverse age groups, in particular the senior generation; communication skills needed for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients as well as those who suffer from other forms of dementia.


Nonverbal communication: Studies and applications. (First Author) Co-authored with Mark L. Hickson, III, and Don W. Stacks. New York: Oxford University Press. 2010 

“Pedagogy and process: Linking two diversity and communication courses through interactive television.” Co-authored with Deborah Brunson, UNC- Wilmington. Published in: Collaborative endeavors with interactive technologies: A communication perspective. Patricia Comeaux, Editor. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 

Cursillo Speakers Workshop: Participants Manual, Vienna, VA: National Episcopal Cursillo Movement, 1997. 

“Personal Contact: Techniques and Practices” in National Episcopal Cursillo Library, Vienna, VA: National Episcopal Cursillo Movement, 2007.

Courses Taught: 

  • Nonverbal Communication (Fall 2010) 
  • Communication Theory (Fall 2010) 
  • Intercultural Communication (Spring 2011) 
  • Public Speaking (Spring 2011) 
  • Interpersonal Communication (Spring 2011) 
  • Also Teach: Foundations of Human Communication, Gender Communication, Interviewing Techniques, Persuasion, Argumentation/Debate, Small Group Communication, Organizational Communication 
  • Led several trips abroad, particularly to Poland and Eastern Europe.
Title: Professor, Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2171

Office address
Walker Hall 122