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Carl Thameling
Professor
School of Humanities
Walk 2-125
318-342-3184
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Carl L Thameling, PhD
Professor, Communication

Education

Ph D

1990, Speech Communication
Indiana University-Bloomington

MA

1984, Speech Communication
Indiana University-Bloomington

BA

1979, Theatre Arts and Speech
University of Louisville

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Biographical Sketch

 Carl L. Thameling, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, received his B. A. from the University of Louisville and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University-Bloomington. His academic positions include the University College of Cape Breton in Sydney Nova Scotia, Canada, Miami University of Ohio, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1998-present.

Research Interests

Carl L. Thameling, is a communication scholar who uses quantitative and qualitative approaches to research. His research and pedagogical pieces have been published in Intercultural Communication Studies, Japanese Journal of Communication Studies, Small Group Research, Psychological Reports, Communication Teacher, and Instructional (textbook) resources. He has presented several competitively selected (peer reviewed) conference papers at the national, regional, and state level. He has served the Program of Communication as Department Head and Program Coordinator. Internal and external commitments include several committee assignments that serve the University, College, Program of Communication and Monroe, LA community.  Dr. Thameling enjoys reading, playing racquetball, watching professional tennis, visiting wetlands and wildlife areas, travel and hiking. 

Recent Publications

Shimada, T., Thameling, C. L., Jiro, T. (2014). Everyday Experience of Account-Making Process: Accounts and Their Effects (pp. 5-28). Japanese Journal of Communication Studies.
Shimada, T., Thameling, C., Takai, J. (2015). Everyday Experiences of Account-Giving from Victim's and Offender's Perspectives: A Comparison of U.S. American and Japenese Students' Perceptions. Intercultural Communication Studies.
Thameling, C. L. (2013). ULM Catholic Campus Ministry (pp. 2). Monroe, LA: Delta Style Magazine.
Garcia, D., Thameling, C. L. (2008). All About Accreditation (pp. 9-9). Monroe, LA 71209: The Hawkeye.
Thameling, C. L. (2009). Department of Communication Program Review, 2009-2010 (pp. 2). Monroe, LA: University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Thameling, C. L. (2010). Department of Communication's Annual Report for 2009-2010 (pp. 9). Monroe, LA: University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Thameling, C. L., Kauffman, B. J. (2010). Mass Communications Majors Information Sheet 2010 (pp. 2). Monroe, LA: University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Thameling, C. L., Steckline, C. T. (2010). Communication Studies Majors Information Sheet 2010 (pp. 2). Monroe, LA: University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Thameling, C. L. (2010). In Response to "A Helicopter Ride Full of Budget Cuts" (pp. P. 7). Monroe, Louisiana: The Hawkeye.

Research Grants

Rodriguez, J. R. (Principal), Bowers, P. (Co-Principal), Pace, L. (Supporting), Thameling, C. L. (Supporting), "BOR Enhancement Grant 2012" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By Board of Regeants, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $105000.00. (August 2011 - November 2011).
Thameling, C. L. (Other), Rodriguez, J. R. (Principal), "Mass Communication's Digital Media Initiative" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By STAP, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $7972.06. (December 14 2010 - February 2011).
Thameling, C. L. (Principal), "Dean's Research & Creative Project Fund" (Funded), Sponsored By College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $880.68. (November 13 2009).
Thameling, C. L. (Principal), "On-line and Classroom Support for Small Group Discussions" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Student Technology Access Plan (STAP) Proposal, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $. (November 18 2008).
Thameling, C. L. (Principal), Kauffman, B. J. (Supporting), Miller, A. (Supporting), "Mass Communication MACLAB" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Student Technology Access Plan (STAP) Proposal, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $62034.98. (November 18 2008).

Awards & Honors

December 2016 Honorary Membership in The National Society of Leadership and Success.

April 2016 Faculty Excellence Award.

August 2015 Faculty Recognition Award.

April 2015 Honors Faculty of the Year.

October 2014 Dean's Salary Recovery Funds.

January 2013 Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award by the Department of Communication.

November 2009 Dean's Research & Creative Project Fund.

November 2009 Top Faculty Paper Award.

2005 Diocesan Medal of Honor.

September 2004 Tenure and Promoted.

April 2003 Outstanding Professor Nominee.

November 2001 Chapter of the Year Award.

November 2001 Alumni Association Student Grant.

October 2000 Alumni Association Student Grant.

September 2000 Favorite Professor Award.

November 1999 Alumni Association Student Grant.

April 1997 Top 3 Paper.

1993 Effective Educator Award.

April 1987 Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award.

Courses Taught

CMST 1001FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION, 3 course(s)

CMST 1018INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION, 6 course(s)

CMST 2001PUBLIC SPEAKING, 2 course(s)

CMST 2060Small Group Communication, 9 course(s)

CMST 4062ADV SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION, 5 course(s)

CMST 4090Internship, 1 course(s)

CMST 4091Communication Studies, 1 course(s)

CMST 5010COMMUNICATION THEORY, 1 course(s)

CMST 5044ADV STUD IN ORG COMM, 1 course(s)

CMST 5050Adv Stud In Interpersonal Comm, 1 course(s)

COMM 1001FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION, 7 course(s)

COMM 1010HONORS COMMUNICATION STUDIES, 2 course(s)

COMM 1018INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION, 9 course(s)

COMM 2001PUBLIC SPEAKING, 10 course(s)

COMM 2044ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION, 2 course(s)

COMM 2060SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION, 4 course(s)

COMM 4091DIRECTED STUDY, 1 course(s)

COMM 5002Quantitative Res Methods, 3 course(s)

COMM 5093PROF COMM EXIT PROJECT, 1 course(s)

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 1 course(s)

MCOM 4091Directed Study, 1 course(s)

SPCH 1001Fundamentals, 1 course(s)

SPCH 1018Interpersonal Commun, 1 course(s)

SPCH 2060Small Group Communicatio, 4 course(s)

SPCH 5050Adv Studies Interpersonal Comm, 1 course(s)