Communication Studies

Deborah A. Brunson


Associate Professor
Department of Communication Studies
Leutze Hall 116A
(910) 962-3864

Dr. Deborah Brunson is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies where she teaches courses in communication theory, interracial communication, interpersonal communication and the discipline capstone. She has served as director of the Upperman African American Cultural Center, faculty co-chair of the Black Faculty and Staff Association, and coordinator of the Leadership Studies Minor. Deborah is lead editor on the books Interracial Communication: Contexts, Communities, and Choices and Letters from the Future: Linking Students and Teaching with the Diversity of Everyday Life. She has published in Communication Education, Communication Teacher, and Journal of Leadership Studies. Deborah is a recipient of the Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award and the Inclusive Excellence Award from UNCW'S Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.