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Richard G. Jones, Jr.
Scholar, Educator, Author

Dr. Richard G. Jones
Dr. Richard G. Jones, Jr. (Rich)

An academic, educator, consultant, and engaged citizen and community member.

Academic: Rich is a Communication Studies scholar whose research has been published in scholarly journals and books, and he presents regularly at local, regional, and national conferences. He is the author of the textbooks Our Communication, Our World: An Introduction to Communication Studies and Communication in the Real World, published by Flat World.

Educator: Rich has been recognized for teaching excellence by the Illinois Communication and Theatre Association, Eastern Illinois University, and the Rocky Mountain Communication Association. His philosophy of education is guided by the notion that the classroom is an entree to critical thinking, which prepares students to be engaged citizens who work for the public good.

Consultant: Rich has worked with non-profit organizations and social service providers on various topics related to diversity and communication, and is available to consult with organizations and…

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