Deleasa Randall-Griffiths

Deleasa Randall-Griffiths, Ph.D.

Director, Online Applied Communication Studies Program
Professor of Communication Studies

329 Center for the Arts
Area of Specialty
Interpersonal Communication, Performance Studies, Family Communication, Health Communication, Health Narratives
  • Teaches courses in interpersonal, intercultural, conflict and family communication
  • Recipient of the 2020 Taylor Teaching Award at Ashland University and the 2012 Ohio Communication Association Innovative Teacher Award
  • Research interests include narrative-based methodologies, medical humanities, family communication and historical performance
  • Serves as co-chair of Ashland Chautauqua, an organization bringing history to life through performance
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University: “The relationships with amazing people I have been able to build and sustain over many years”
  • Little-known fact: Presents living-history performances, portraying characters such as suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt
  • Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale 
  • M.S. in Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • B.A. in Speech and Theatre, Indiana University