Faculty & Staff

Dr. Jay Self
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication

Fall 2023 Office Hours
MWF - 2:30p to 3:30p;
TR - 10a to 11:30a;
and by appointment.
(It is best to make an appointment. Please e-mail me.)

Personal Pronouns: he/him/his

BA in Communication - Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman)
MS in Communication in Human Relations - Texas Christian University
PhD in Communication Studies - University of Kansas

Dr. Self teaches courses in rhetorical theory and political communication.  His research interests lie at the intersection of rhetoric, politics, and satire.  He has published research on The Daily Show and presidential debate negotiation.  Currently, he is the faculty advisor to ΛΠΗ, the national communication honor society, and UpChuckles, Truman's stand-up comedy collective.