Myria Allen

Myria Allen


J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5952

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Professor Allen joined this faculty in 1993 after teaching at Louisiana State University. She earnd her Ph.D. in organizational communication from the University of Kentucky.

Sustainability-related organizational communication

Organizational communication (e.g., the IT workplace, gender dynamics, perceived organizational support)

Parent-child communication about finances and about the natural environment



Organizational communication

Intercultural communication

Environmental communication

Organizational Communication

Intercultural Communication

Organizational Communication Theory

Organizational Communication Research

Environmental Communication

Sustainability and Communication

Research Methods II


Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Allen published Strategic Communication for Sustainable Organizations: Theory and Practice (Springer, 2016).

She has presented over 60 papers at scholarly conferences and published over 40 scholarly articles and book chapters in publications representing five disciplines. Her work has appeared in journals including  Utility Policy, Energy Policy, Journal of Communication Management, Management Communication QuarterlyCommunication Reports, Mass Communication and Society, Communication Law ReviewJournal of Applied Communication ResearchCommunication StudiesJournal of Public Relations Research, The Southern Communication JournalWestern Journal of CommunicationJournalism Quarterly,Communication MonographsCommunication QuarterlyWomen's Studies in CommunicationSex Roles: A Journal of  ResearchAmerican Review of Public AdministrationInformation and ManagementInternational Journal of Learning and ChangeThe DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Financial Counseling & Planning, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Academic Exchange,  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, and Consultation: An International Journal.

Faculty member, consultant, author, newspaper editor, mental health educator, reporter.


            AERT (plastics recycler), Springdale, AR, 20

Tyson Foods, Fayetteville, AR., 1996; 2009, 2015

Unilever, Bentonville, AR, 2006; 2009.

Fayetteville Fire Department, Fayetteville, AR, 2003

Office of Services to Business and Industry, Division of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR., 1998.

            Northwest Arkansas Multi-cultural Forum, Rogers, AR., 1995.

            J. B. Hunt Driver Personnel Division, Fayetteville, AR., 1994.

            Springdale Memorial Hospital, Fayetteville, AR., 1994.

            Vietnam Veterans of American, Baton Rouge, LA., 1992.

            Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Baton Rouge, LA., 1992.

            WBRZ-TV, Baton Rouge, LA., 1989.

            National Tour Association, Lexington, KY., 1987-1992.

            Council of State Governments, Lexington, KY., 1987-1988.


Allen's book Strategic Communication for Sustainable Organizations: Theory and Practice (Springer, 2016) won the Christine L. Oravec Research Award in Environmental Communication (book category) at the November 2015 National Communication Association conference.

Allen has received approximatley $140,000 in grant funds to conduct various research projects and won multiple top paper awards at professional conferences.