Joseph D. Ross, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean for Student Success and Associate Professor
Office of the Executive Dean
Communication Studies BK
- Burns Hall, Third floor
Ph.D., Public Communication, The University of Maryland, College Park, 1996
M.A., Communication Studies/Organizational Communication, Emerson College, 1986
B.A., Speech Communication, Rider College, 1983
A native of the Hudson Valley, Joe Ross has held faculty and leadership positions in serving both traditional and adult student populations. He performs organizational development/leadership consulting with both local and global teams and has also enjoyed time as a Division III Basketball Coach, twice named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Adult/Child Communication in the Culture of Youth Athletics: publishes and presents scholarship to professional organizations, while also volunteering with community teams, parents, and coaches to enhance the experience of child participants
Organizational Development/Leadership Consulting: engages both local and global teams in areas including project management, group dynamics, decision making strategies, and organizational culture change
"'Someday' is NOW."
— James Kottak and Rudolf Schenker (The Scorpions)