Suzanne Buck, M.A.

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Instructional Assistant Professor

Professor
  • Office: Communications Bldg, Room #138 
  • Email: sbuck@uh.edu
  • Phone:  713-743-2874  

Professor Buck is an instructional professor, program coordinator, and liaison between department and distance education. She co-developed technical presentation lab, along with distance education format for fundamental speech course. She was a contributor to two communication texts, publisher: Pearson, (now available e-book and hard copy). She presented at local, national, and international conventions (2000-2006)

Education

  • B.A. and M.A. from the University of Houston

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Research Interests

  • Media portrayal and uses involving the elderly and adolescents
  • Relationship development
  • Business etiquette and professional performance.

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Teaching

  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication, Persuasion, Family Communication, Communication and Aging
  • Applied Research in Communication 

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Selected Publications

  • Strategic Communication in Business and the Professions: Special 5th Edition for the University of Houston: Dan O’Hair, Gustav W. Friedrich, Lynda Dee Dixon. Contributing Authors: Deborah Bridges and Suzanne Buck, 2005, and 2006, Houghton Mifflin. Division sold to Pearson/ Allyn & Bacon publishing in Fall 2007 currently in 6th edition.
  • Public Speaking: Special 4th Edition for the University of Houston: Osborn and Osborn. Contributing Authors: Deborah Bridges and Suzanne Buck, 2004, and 2006, Houghton Mifflin. Division sold to Pearson/ Allyn & Bacon publishing in Fall 2007, currently in 5th edition.
  • Media and The Elderly: Dr. Bernd Schorb: University of Leipzig, Germany, Dr. William Douglas, University of Houston. Chapter submission- published Fall 2009.
  • Verbal and Non Verbal between Males & Females: Whitney Casey: Great Day Houston, ABC, Professor Deborah Bridges, University of Houston. Chapter submission- publication unconfirmed.

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