Dick Morrow, MA, PhD

Adjunct Faculty


Dick Morrow, MA, PhD completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern College in Minneapolis in Speech and English. His Masters is from the University of Minnesota in Speech and Education. He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Michigan in Rhetoric and Public Address with cognate fields in Philosophy and Broadcasting. Dr. Morrow has recently retired as Core Faculty at AUSB after 23 years of service, where he also served as Chair of the BA Program. He continues to teach as Adjunct Faculty and gives oversight to the Antioch programs on the Allan Hancock campus in Santa Maria.

His major teaching responsibilities have been in the field of Communication including Dyadic Communication, Group Dynamics, Public Speaking and Mass Media. He also taught Educational Foundations, Capstone, Service Learning in the Community, and Ethics. Dr. Morrow has published in popular religious magazines of the United States and presented on the rhetorical theory of Pascal. His research interests are in rhetorical theory as advanced by theologians and the intersection of speech and language and spirituality.

“I loved this class. Dr. Morrow is a great teacher. He teaches by example and provides constant feedback. So great for growing as a student!”
– Student in Public Speaking, Fall 2010

“I feel that he listens to what the class is expressing and that the interaction goes two ways. He does not just lecture at us.”
– Student in Service Leaning in the Community, Winter 2011