Western Kentucky University

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Cecile Garmon

Dr. Cecile Garmon

Dr. Cecile Garmon

Knicely Professor of Leadership; Director, Center for Leadership Excellence; Gordon Ford College of Business; Professor, Department of Communication

Office:  TPH 230
Phone:  745-6673
Email:  cecile.garmon@wku.edu


LEAD 200, 395, 475, 575

COMM 463, 561, 565, 577, 577, 587


Impact of Culture on Communication in Various Settings (Multi-National Business, Mediation & Negotiation)
Conflict and Communication
Role of Culture in Leadership Communication
Contemporary Issues in Leadership
Leadership Behaviors in Specific Cultural Societies (Africa, Latin America)


Dr. Garmon teaches and conducts research in the areas of culture, communication, and leadership.  She has many years of experience in higher education including administration, teaching, and research.  She received a  Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship  in 2000 and travels widely to collect information and gain understanding of cultural roles and communication behaviors.  Currently, she is a Professor of Communication and serves as Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence; Knicely Professor of Leadership; and Gordon Ford College of Business at WKU.


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 Last Modified 7/22/13