Maxine Gesualdi is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies. She teaches Organizational Communication (COM304). She has also taught Public Speaking (SPK208), Communication Theory (COM219), Intro to Public Relations (COM355), Business and Professional Speech Communication (SPK230), Theoretical Perspectives on Human Communication (COM501), and Corporate Social Responsibility (COM508).
Bringing over 15 years of professional corporate communications expertise to the classroom, Dr. Gesualdi strives to connect theory with students' everyday experiences.
Dr. Gesualdi completed her doctoral studies in the Media and Communication program at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her MA in Communication Studies from West Chester University and a BS in Journalism from West Virginia University. Her primary research interest focuses on the effects of shared resources on organizational role enactment. Her dissertation examined organizational role enactment as illustrated by the relationship between corporate communications and marketing professionals.