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Linda Coleman, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

340 College Hall
Phone: 412.396.6440


Ph.D., Rhetoric and Communication, Duquesne University
M.S., Leadership and Business Ethics, Duquesne University

Dr. Coleman works as an adjunct instructor for Duquesne University's School of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, School of Leadership, and the School of Business. She also teaches a graduate course in organizational communication at Chatham University.

Dr. Coleman began her career at Duquesne University developing online programs for teachers with a team in the School of Education. She later moved to the School of Business where she was the Program Manager for the Center for Corporate and Executive Education for over seven years.

Dr. Coleman has taught several courses including, intercultural communication, business communication, public speaking, and marketing. She has consulted on leadership projects for several companies while developing programs during her tenure at Duquesne.

Dr. Coleman earned her Bachelor's in Organizational Behavior, her Master's in Leadership, and Doctorate in Communication at Duquesne University. She teaches the service learning course for the School of Leadership students. She is certified in ESL. (English as a Second Language)

Dr. Coleman participates in several organizations. She is active in the Eastern Communication Association and is on the Accounting Board for the Community College of Allegheny County.

Volunteering on several community projects, she is dedicated to the development of women, and the success of students, traditional and non-traditional.

  • Organizational Communciation through An Historic Lens, Scholars Press (under Publication)
  • Narrative Inquiry through American Folk Music, Southern States Communication Conference April 1-6, 2014. New Orleans