Office Hours, Fall 2015

  • T/R 9:30 -10:30 am
  • W 1:00-2:15 pm
 

Curricular Interests

  • Development of Courses and Curriculum to advance international education
 

Joseph Bulsys

Associate Professor

Communication

Blake B 117
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-6333
bulsys@geneseo.edu

Joe's Dog

Joseph Bulsys has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1979.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (1984)

Research Interests

    Research interests focus on the rhetoric of the U.S. presidency, presidential campaigns, and international political communication. His teaching experience extends across a broad spectrum of courses including public address, communication theory, intercultural communication and humanities.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Published in the Speech Communication Annual, Free Speech Yearbook and the Journal of Communication Studies. Co-author of Public Dialogue: A Basic Coursebook, and an instructor's manual for Public Speaking: Theory Into Practice.
     

    Awards and Honors

    • Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant, 2013-2014
    • Eastern Communication Association Professional Service Award, 1991-1992

Affiliations

  • Eastern Communication Association
Fall 2015 Classes

COMN 102:
Principles of Public Speaking

    Basic public speaking is the focus of the course. Emphasis is placed on researching topics, organizing speeches, using appropriate language, effective delivery, and critical listening. Instructors ana
    lyze student speeches.
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COMN 212:
Theory & Practice of Argument

    Analysis of forms of reasoning, use of evidence, and style and development of argument, with an emphasis on the relationship between the argument field (law, business, science, politics, etc.) and the
    different standards for reasoning and evidence. Students will analyze actual arguments and will construct their own arguments. Offered fall, odd years
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COMN 213:
Persuasion & Social Influence

    This course focuses on a variety of theories and applications of persuasive communication. Persuasion is treated as communication which affects how people think, feel, and act toward some group, objec
    t, or idea. Students examine both social scientific and humanistic theories of persuasion, and apply these theories in written and oral assignments. Offered spring, odd years
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