Nathan G. Webb is an assistant professor of Communication Studies. He received a B.S. from College of the Ozarks, an M.A. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas. Dr. Webb teaches courses related to corporate communication, interpersonal communication, and general education.
Dr. Webb’s research predominantly focuses on instructional communication. He combines his interests in interpersonal and organizational communication to examine how instructor-student relationships in higher education affect student learning. He has also researched service learning, social media, and small group communication. He has presented his research at regional, national, and international conferences, and he has been published in venues such as Teaching and Learning Inquiry and the Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He is an active member of the National Communication Association and the Central States Communication Association.
In addition to his higher education teaching experience, Dr. Webb worked for five years in the Christian non-profit world, including two years at the 20,000 member United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City. He also has over three years of experience as a legal research analyst, in which he focused on for-profit higher education institutions.
In his free time, Dr. Webb spends a lot of time traveling, and he has visited every continent except Antarctica. He is also a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoys spending time in the outdoors.