Marie Baker-Ohler, PhD

Marie Baker-Ohler Senior Lecturer
Northern Arizona University
Communication Studies
Blg Glendale
Phone: 623-845-4781

Research and teaching interests

I am particularly interested in the philosophy of communication as it pertains to both interpersonal and organizational communication.  Specifically, I am interested in the philosophy of dialogue (all traditions) and narrative.  

Courses offered

CST 351 – Interpersonal 
CST 361 – Persuasion 
CST 424 – Gender and Communication 
CST 460 – Rhetorical theory  
CST 300-- Rhetorical Criticism   
CST 311 – Advanced Presentational skills  
CST 472 – Organizational Communication 
CST 475 – Health Communication  
CST 477 – Mediation and Conflict  
CST 408-- Internships 
CST 498 – Senior Capstone  

Representative research and creative activity

“Turning to the Other: Buber and Bakhtin,”  
“The Dialogic beginnings of Augustine,” 
“Narrative as Pragmatic Performance,” 
“The History of Buberian Dialogue in Field of Communication,” 
“Buber’s letter to Gandhi, ” 
“Dialogue as the Labor of Care: Welcoming a Unity of Contraries,” 
“Organizational Narrative Ethics.” 


PhD, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Duquense University 
MA, Communication, The University of Akron 
BA, Business and Organizational Communication, The University of Akron