Susan J. Dittmer
Associate Professor of Speech Communication
Ferguson Center #230
Susan Dittmer has a B.S. Degree in Speech and Theatre/English from Missouri Valley College, 1975; and a M.A. Degree in Speech Communication from Central Missouri State University, 1991. She has served as Chair of Arts and Humanities, and Chair of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services as well as serving on many committees.
Ms. Dittmer recieved the John McCallum Teaching Excellence Award in 2010, and in 2015 was named to the Missouri Valley College's Women's Hall of Fame.
She is a member of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri and has developed presentations on: "The effects of social media on communication", and "developments of speech curriculum on the college level" at this convention. She was nominated as outstanding graduate student of the year and her thesis was nominated as outstanding thesis of the year.
Her teaching interests and specialized research lies in communication through the Internet.