Chair/Associate Professor
Communication Department

Nancy J. Curtin, Ph.D. has been working at Millikin since 1997.  Curtin taught as adjunct faculty for ten years before assuming a full-time position in 2007.  She is currently Chair and Associate Professor of Communication.

Curtin's primary teaching areas include the following: 

  • Organizational Communication
  • Business Communication
  • Gender Communication
  • Intercultural Communication

Curtin's research areas focus on the following:

  • Same-Sex Grief Issues
  • New Graduate Competencies
  • Gender Communication Topics

Curtin's degrees include the following: 

  • B.A., Speech Communication, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1991)
  • M.A., Speech Communication, Eastern IllinoisUniversity (1995)
  • Ph.D., Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University (1999)