Public speaking, classroom communication, intercultural communication, communication theories, rhetorical criticism, parliamentary procedure
Dr. Boileau is a Professor of Communication at George Mason University. He has been with the University full time since 1987. Dr Boileau received his Ph. D as well as his Master’s in Rhetoric and Public Address from University of Oregon. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in Political Science and minors in Literature and History.
His research focuses on Instructional Communication, and he has published over 35 articles on teaching communication which vary from defining the field to how to teach public speaking. At George Mason, Dr. Boileau was chair of the Faculty Senate for three years. He also helped develop the nation’s first doctorate in community college teaching which allowed George Mason to provide a unique degree to many students. Dr. Boileau was the first coordinator of the linked program, which still continues today. An interesting fact about Dr. Boileau is that he was the President of the Eastern Communication Association, and also worked for the National Communication Association as Director of Education for over six years. He is also a returned Peace Corps volunteer in Korea from 1968-69.
COMM 100- Public Speaking
COMM 250- Research Methods
COMM 300- Rhetorical Criticism
COMM 305- Foundations of Intercultural Communication
COMM 344- Parliamentary Procedure