Earl Washington

Earl Washington

Earl Washington

Earl Washington

Education: Ed.D. Western Michigan University-Education Leadership-Higher Education Administration

Courses Taught in the School

I served in the School full time and part time 1970 until about 1994 when I was a full time communication faculty member. I was chairman of the oral interpretation area, and I taught oral interpretation, interpersonal communication, leadership and intercultural communication.

Positions at Western

I served western for a while as an administrative intern, directing a black graduate and black faculty recruiting program. In that capacity I served on the dissertation committees of 5 candidates.

I was an assistant Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences from about 1992 until about 1996.

I was Director of the Institute For the Study Of Race And Ethnic Relations from about 1992 until about 1996.

Since about 1996 until the present I have been Director of the Black American Studies Unit.

Research Interests and Publishing

I am a generalist and have presented papers and published articles about the presentation of literature as early as 1973 to racial violence in 1997.


I live here in Kalamazoo County.


School of Communication
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5318 USA
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