UT Tyler Department of Communication
Department: Department of Communication
Building: HPR 267
Ph.D. in Communication, Regent University, 2012
M.A. in Human Communication, Abilene Christian University, 2007
B.S. in Public Relations and Communication, College of the Ozarks, 2004
Dr. Justin Velten serves as Assistant Professor of Communication at The University of Texas at Tyler, where he teaches courses on Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Persuasive Communication. Before coming to UT Tyler, Dr. Velten served as Major Gifts Officer with Herald of Truth Ministries, an expatriate-focused Christian media missions organizations and Go Culture International Coach for expatriates preparing for international and intercultural experiences. His research interests lie within intercultural readiness training within education and missions as well as student engagement through service-learning. He has assisted the UT Tyler Global Awareness Through Education (GATE) program with intercultural readiness training and program assessment and has presented Service-Learning research in Canada and as well as Intercultural Communication research at the International Communication Association conference in Lodz, Poland, and was invited to speak at the International Intercultural Communication Scholars conference in Hong Kong. Dr. Velten has also published research manuscripts in various areas related to the field of Communication.
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