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[Photo]: James R. East

James R. East  (Deceased) (Retired)


Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies and
Dean Emeritus of Weekend College (deceased 2008)


B.A. University of Indianapolis (formerly Indiana Central College) 1953
M.A. Stanford University 1957
Ph.D. Stanford University 1960

Academic Interests

Classical and medieval rhetorical theory, human listening and memory, and innovative delivery systems in American higher education


IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Award,
IUPUI Glenn W. Irwin, Jr. Excellence Recognition Faculty Award,
IUPUI Edward C. Moore TopAdministrator Award,
State of Indiana Jefferson Award for distinguished public service,
and two-time recipient of the CASPER Award by the Central Indiana Community Service Council


Resource Book for Rhetoric and Public Address (W.C. Brown Company 1966);
"Li Livres dou Tresor, III" Readings in Medieval Rhetoric (Indiana University Press, 1973);
Teaching on Weekends, in Shopping Centers, and by Television 1st, 2nd and 3rd eds.(1988, 1991, 1994);
and twenty-five articles in major journals


Member, Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis Board 1974-99

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