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Jeff Boice M.A., A.L.M.

Adjunct Instructor in Communication Studies

Knobview Hall 225B
Phone: (360) 780-3098
boicec@iu.edu

Biography

Jeff Boice - Public Speaking SPCH-S 121

B.A. Purdue University, Speech Communication, 1983
M.A. The University of Texas, Organizational Communication, 1985
A.L.M. Harvard University, Celtic Languages & Literature, 1998

 

22 years (retired) as a systems analyst/software engineer and business consultant for companies including...


Andersen Consulting (Accenture)
Nintendo of America
Mattel Interactive
The Learning Company
Learning Curve International
Tempel Steel
Welch's


Returned to academia in 2012. Currently teaching public speaking at IUS, tutoring in writing and speech at Ivy Tech - Sellersburg, and freelance editing. 


Member of the IUS Community Chorus/Concert Choir when my teaching schedule allows.

 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    • Ph.D. (unfinished), Major in Celtic Languages & Literature
  • Masters

    • Harvard University Extension, Cambridge, MA, USA
    • Master of Liberal Arts, Major in Celtic Languages & Literature
  • Masters

    • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    • Master of Arts, Major in Organizational Communication
  • Bachelors

    • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Speech Communication

Professional Interests

Teaching

Public speaking, interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication. English composition.

Research

Communication Studies: Small group dynamics, team building, decision theory, power theory in organizations, counter-rational organizational theory, organizational life cycles & culture.

Celtic Languages & Literature: The use of geis in early Irish literature, monastic patronage in medieval Ireland & Scotland, Arthurian studies.

Teaching Resource Websites

Publications

Books

  • Carl Jeffery Boice. (1998). Mortality, Morality, and Tragedy: The Function of Geis in Early Irish Literature. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Campus Events

Volleyball vs. St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Volleyball vs. St. Mary-of-the-Woods

September 17th, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Women’s Tennis vs. TBA

Women’s Tennis vs. TBA

September 18th, 2021

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Men’s Tennis vs. TBA

Men’s Tennis vs. TBA

September 18th, 2021

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CANCELED: Family Day Out: Louisville Science Center

CANCELED: Family Day Out: Louisville Science Center

September 18th, 2021

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Volleyball vs. (RV)Indiana University Kokomo

Volleyball vs. (RV)Indiana University Kokomo

September 18th, 2021

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

IU Football vs. Cincinnati

IU Football vs. Cincinnati

September 18th, 2021

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

IU Southeast Drive-in Movie Night: Black Widow

IU Southeast Drive-in Movie Night: Black Widow

September 18th, 2021

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sigma Kappa EC Meeting

Sigma Kappa EC Meeting

September 19th, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sigma Kappa Informal Meeting

Sigma Kappa Informal Meeting

September 19th, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Weekly Home Group Meetings

Weekly Home Group Meetings

September 19th, 2021

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday Bible Study

Monday Bible Study

September 20th, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

September 20th, 2021

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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