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Sarah M. DeIuliis (Ph.D.., Duquesne University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne University. She serves as an Undergraduate Director, the Director of Recruitment and Professional Development as well as the faculty advisor for the Duquesne Debating Society. She completed her BA in Corporate Communication, MA in Integrated Marketing Communication, and Ph.D. in Rhetoric at Duquesne University. Mrs. DeIuliis has published in journals such as Communication Research Trends, Listening/Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion and Culture, and Journal of the Association for Communication Administration. Her most recent publication is her co-authored work, Corporate Communication Crisis Leadership: Advocacy and Ethics, published by Business Expert Press.


Ph.D., Rhetoric, 2018
M.A., Communication, Integrated Marketing Communication, 2013
B.A., Corporate Communication, 2011

Scholarship, Honors/Awards & Service

Recent Scholarship
Arnett, Ronald C., Sarah M. Deluliis, and Matthew Corr. Corporate Communication Crisis Leadership: Advocacy and Ethics. New York, NY: Business Expert Press, 2017.

Journal Articles (2012 - Present)
Christina L. McDowell Marinchak, David DeIuliis, and Sarah M. Flinko, "Finding Clarity: Professional Civility and the Art of Listening in Effective Business Communication," Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture, (2017), Volume 52, Number 2, pp. 66-84.

DeIuliis, David M., and Sarah M. Flinko, "Professional Civility and Problematic Relationships in the Workplace," Communication Research Trends, Volume 35, No. 1, 2016.

Flinko, Sarah M., and Ronald C. Arnett, "The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant: Scholarship in the Classroom." Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 2014, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp. 35-46.

Sarah M. Flinko, "Mother Teresa: A Call for Communicative Liberating Action." Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture, (2014), Volume 49, Number 2, pp. 74-86.

Pat Arneson and Sarah M. Flinko. "Richard B. Gregg: Contributions to the Field of Communication." The Pennsylvania Scholars Series: Richard B. Gregg. Pittsburgh, PA: Pennsylvania Communication Association, 2014. 3-16.

Encyclopedia Entries (2012 - Present)
DeIuliis, Sarah M., "Walter Benjamin: A Performative Communication Ethic," In An Encyclopedia of Communication Ethics, Eds. Ronald C. Arnett, Annette M. Holba, and Susan Mancino. New York, NY: Peter Lang, under contract.

Recent Honors/Awards
Recipient of the National Educational Debate Association President's Award

Recipient of the Duquesne University Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award

Recipient of the Richard H. Thames Teaching Award

Offices Held
Secretary, Philosophy of Communication Interest Group, Eastern Communication Association, 2016 - 2018

Director, Duquesne Debating Society, 2016 - Present

Director of Recruitment & Professional Development, Duquesne University, 2014 - Present

Marketplace Internship Program Director, Duquesne University, 2014 - Present

Co-Advisor, Lambda Pi Eta, Duquesne University, 2013 - Present

Doctoral Representative, Faculty Search Committee, Duquesne University, 2013 - Present

Editorial Assistant, Pennslyvania Scholars Series, Pennsylvania Communication Association, 2014