The Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (646) 312- 3972
Locaton: VC 8235
Richard Wilkins is an associate professor of communication at the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, Baruch College. Professor Wilkins received his BA and MA in Adult Education from Tampere University in Finland. He received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Professor Wilkins teaches undergraduate courses in intercultural, inter-personal, small group, and public speech communication. At the graduate level he teaches qualitative and quantitative research methodology. His research is representative of (i) how one can utilize a practice of communication as a point of access into a study and commentary on cultural phenomena, (ii) a contribution to methods of inquiry within the discipline of communication, and (iii) how data-based analyses can support claims at the systemic level. His work appears in major national and international journals in the field of communication, language, and culture and includes articles published in Journal of Communication, a scholarly journal of the International Communication Association, Atlantic Journal of Communication, a scholarly journal the New Jersey Communication Association and the New York State Communication Association, Communication Reports, a scholarly journal of the Western States Communication Association, and International Journal of Intercultural Relations, the official publication of the International Academy for Intercultural Research.