Jerome Mahaffey, PhD

Jerome Mahaffey Lecturer
Northern Arizona University
Communication Studies
Blg COM 16 Rm #313
Phone: 928-523-5107

Research and teaching interests

My teaching covers a broad range of communication courses, mostly delivered online, centered upon communication structures and practices in organizations as well as gendered communication. My research explores the practice of oratory and homiletics in the American colonial period leading up to the Revolution. I also write movie scripts, ever hopeful.

Courses offered

COM 200 Communication Theory
COM 301 Race and Gender in the Media
CST 321 Nonverbal Communication
CST 424 Gender & Communication
CST 472 Organizational Communication

Representative research and creative activity

Mahaffey, J.D. (2011) The Accidental Revolutionary: George
Whitefield and the Creation of America. Baylor University Press. 195 pp.

Mahaffey, J.D (2010) “Converting Tories to Whigs: Religion and
Imagined Authorship in Thomas Paine’s Common Sense.” Southern
Communication Journal 75 (5) 488-504.



Links of Interest


PhD, Communication Arts, University of Memphis, 2000
MA, Speech Communication, Syracuse University, 1997
BS, Communication Studies, Arizona State University, 1994