Dr. James "Skip" Ward

Assistant Professor   

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Office: McCartney Hall 309
Office Phone: 785-628-5523
Email: jgward@fhsu.edu  
Ed.D. University of Tennessee (Curriculum & Instruction)
Ed.S. University of Tennessee (Curriculum & Instruction)
M.A. University of Illinois
M.S. Indiana State University

Courses Taught: 
Business Communications
Management Principles

Research Interests:
Use of Social Media for Communication & Learning

Dr. Ward was a US Diplomat (Washington, Turkey, Germany, and Hungary) prior to entering the petroleum industry.  As a diplomat, he also travelled extensively in Latin America and the Middle East.   Dr Ward was a training, change and communication manager/consultant involved in a wide range of Shell Oil businesses.  His Shell work took him to numerous manufacturing sites in the US and Canada as well as to the UK, Malaysia, and The Netherlands.  He worked on site and in numerous national and global virtual assignments.  Prior to his work with Shell Oil, Dr. Ward held management roles in Egypt, Austria and Thailand.  Dr. Ward has also worked in higher education, at Graceland University (Lamoni, Iowa) and  Indiana State University (Terra Haute, Indiana). He is married to Dr. Yaprak Dalat Ward.

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