McClain Watson

Director of Business Communication Programs
Clinical Professor of Business Communication
Tags: Organizations, Strategy and International Management Business Communication

Professional Preparation

Ph.D.
University of Iowa - 2004
M.A.
Wake Forest University - 1999
B.A.
Appalachian State University - 1997

Research Areas

Business Communication
Social media and technology use in business
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Publications

"Using Professional Online Portfolios to Enhance Student Transition Into the Poststudent World," Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. 2019 - Publication
"Doing Well by Doing Good: Ray Anderson as Evangelist for Corporate Sustainability."  Business Communication Quarterly, 74(1). 2011 - Publication
“From Interpretation to Identification: A History of Facial Images in the Sciences of Emotion,” History of the Human Sciences, 17(1). 2005 - Publication

Awards

Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award - UT System [2016]
Innovations That Inspire - AACSB [2016]
President's Outstanding Teaching Award - UT-Dallas [2015]

Presentations

Recent Presentations
“Every Student Can Be a POP Star: Lessons from the Implementation of a Business School-Wide Professional Online Portfolio Requirement.”  Convention of the Association of Business Communication, October 2015. “My Favorite Assignment for ESL Students.” Convention of the Association of Business Communication, Philadelphia, October 2014. “Do We All Teach ESL Now? Advice for Seizing a Critical Educational and Professional Opportunity” Convention of the Association of Business Communication, New Orleans, October 2013. “Guiding Digital Natives On Their Own River: Responding and Adapting to the Challenge of Teaching Social Media in the Classroom.” Convention of the Association of Business Communication, New Orleans, October 2013.

Affiliations

Association for Business Communication