David Schuelke portrait

David Schuelke

Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. in Organizational Communication, Purdue University
M.A., University of Illinois
B.A., Northwestern University
BEC 109A

David Schuelke is an Adjunct Professor of Communication and Journalism at the University of St. Thomas. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Illinois. His Ph.D. is in Organizational Communication from Purdue University. He has taught graduate courses in the management of conflict, organizational analysis, and quantitative and qualitative research methods in communication. A professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Schuelke has served as a consultant and mediator to private and public organizations. He has authored or co-authored textbooks and articles in the fields of communication and organizational behavior. He is a member of the National Communication Association, the Central States Communication Association, the Victim Offender Mediation Association and the Better Angels. He and his wife belong to the Catholic Community of St. Odilia in Shoreview.  He is married and the father of four adult children and ten grandchildren. Besides teaching at St. Thomas, he also has taught at Indiana University-Northwest, Central Michigan University, and Governors State University in Illinois. His areas of research include organizational behavior, specifically communication strategies and techniques used by leaders when dealing with controversy.


Toxic Organizational Communication: Methods for Survival

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 105 - 01 Communication in the Workplace M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 BEC 113

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M - W - F - -

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0815 - 0920


BEC 113

Course Registration Number:

40604 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours


L. D. Schuelke

Introduction to basic communication theories and skills as they pertain to the business setting. Text, lecture, class discussion and exercises, and individual and group presentations will better prepare students to become more effective communicators at work. The course will focus on presentational skills, dyadic communication and interviewing, and group communication. This class may be taken by Communication and Journalism majors only with the permission of the department chair.

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