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Marquita L. Byrd,Ph.D.

Byrd, Marquita L.

Assoc Professor,  Communication Studies

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5385

Office Hours
Mon Wed 8-10 am 4:15-5:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Ethnic Issues, Pop Culture

Willing to be a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Not a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Missouri-Columbia, 1979
  • Master of Arts, Communication
    University of Illinois at Edwardsville, Illinois, United States, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science, Speech and Dramatic Arts
    Central Missouri St Univ, Missouri, United States, 1972

Licenses & Certificates

  • Teaching Credential Secondary Education
    University of Central Missouri, Missouri, United States, 1972
  • Cross Cultural Competence Trainer
    HumaNext, New York, United States, 2007
  • Diversity at Work Trainer
    HumaNext, New York, United States, 2007
  • Ministerial
    Christian Methodist Episcopasl Church, California, United States, 2000

Expertise Summary

Intercultural and multicultural communication; men's issues, gay/lesbian issues; communication and diversity