Robert M. Brady

Robert M. Brady

Departmental Chairperson

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-3048

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Professor Brady is the current Chair of the Department of Communication. He has been at the university since 1979, in 1994 received Fulbright College’s Outstanding Advisor Award and in 1996 was named as the "Faculty Member of the Year" by the University’s Pan hellenic Council.

He has worked extensively as a consultant and instructor for management training programs in manufacturing, retail, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Some of these organizations are the U.S. Marine Corps, Arkansas Department of Health, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Army Air Force Exchange Service, Simmons Industries, Kawneer Inc., Arkansas Municipal Clerks Association, and the Arkansas Bankers Association.

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Communication Theory

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Professor Brady’s research has been published in the American Communication JournalManagement Communication QuarterlyJournal of Business CommunicationCommunication MonographsWestern Journal of CommunicationJournal of Language and Social Psychology, and Social Behavior and Personality.



Faculty Member of the Year by the Pan hellenic Council

Fulbright College's Outstanding Advisor Award