Linda Manganello

Dr. Linda Manganello

Linda Manganello

Associate Professor of Communication

Office Location: Rupp 207
Phone: (765) 998-5571

Specialties: birth-order, classroom teaching, family therapy, gender communication, intercultural communication, personality


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Linda Manganello


  • Seasoned communication instructor on the secondary and higher education levels.
  • Created lessons to reach many diverse learning styles utilizing mediated technology.
  • Trained graduate students to be competent classroom instructors.
  • Planned and developed materials for training seminars on classroom teaching effectiveness.



PhD Psychology
Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
June 2013

Dissertation Title: The Lived Experiences of Faculty Mentors With Traditional Age Students in Higher Learning: A Phenomenological Study

The PhD in Psychology experience refined areas of study and analysis by blending topics of personality, mentoring, psychological theory, culture, cognitive development, and education.

Masters of Interpersonal and Public Communication
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
March 2004
The MA in Interpersonal and Public Communication experience incorporated communication research, theories, and methodologies that can be applied to communication situations in the classroom and other human interactions.

Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts Education
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
December 1999
The BS in Communication Arts Education experience integrated the art of public speaking, persuasion, organization, and theory with the skills and practices of a competent educator.



Assistant Professor of Communication August 2004-Present
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Educated students through creative lessons and activities.
Challenged students to think critically and analytically.
Empowered students to achieve their maximum potential.
Created and implemented teamwork strategies motivating co-workers and students.

PEAK Program Assistant January 2004-July 2004
Vowles Elementary School, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Created, planned, and organized programs for elementary students.

Miscellaneous Employment May 2003-January 2004
Employment to provide income while focusing on my thesis project.

College Instructor/ Graduate Student Fall 2001-May 2003
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Assisted the Basic Course Director in training and facilitating graduate students.
Co-Instructed Communication Facilitation in the Classroom (IPC 495).
Motivated students, peers, and team members.
Acquired and refined techniques and knowledge of organizational, interpersonal, and group communication.

Secondary Education Instructor of Theatre and Literature/Varsity Volleyball Coach Fall 2000- Spring 2001
The Cambridge School, Tampa, Florida
Encouraged high school students to achieve their goals.
Enhanced daily classroom experiences by applying variety and creativity.
Promoted teamwork within The Cambridge School faculty and staff.