Communication Studies: Instructor
Office: H-21 on the Mount Vernon campus
Phone: (360) 416.7680
Ph.D. August, 1974 - Washington State University
M.A. March, 1971 - Western Washington University
B.A. March 1966 - University of Washington
Master’s Degree Level
Business Communication Theory and Practice, Interviewing, Business and Professional Speaking, Political Communication
Upper Division Level
Intercultural Communication, Organization Communication, Oral Interpretation of Literature, Business and Professional Speaking, Political Communication, Small Group Problem-Solving Discussion, Interviewing, Managing Speech Fright, International Communication, Communication and Consensus, Communication and Conflict, Communication and Stress, Contemporary Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory---Ancient Through Modern
Lower Division Level
Public Speaking I & II, Introduction to Speech, Argumentation Theory, Persuasion, Fundamentals of Speech Communication, Campaign Persuasion, Oral Interpretation of Literature, Parliamentary Procedure, Business Communication, Group Discussion, Methods of Rhetorical Criticism, Argumentation and Debate, Small Group Communication
“A Suggestion on Grading: Quantitative Grading for the Qualitative Teacher,”
by Lawrence A. Sather in NSCA Journal, Volume 26 (Fall 1980), No. 1, 25-27.
Basic Speech Workbook by William E. Deahl, Jr. and Lawrence A. Sather.
Burgess Publishing Company: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1979.
“Big Elk” in “La Belle Vue”: Studies in the History of Bellevue, Nebraska, edited by
Jerold L. Simmons, Printed by Wadsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, Missouri, 1976, 107-116.
Speech in the Liberal Art Context by William E. Deahl, Jr. and Lawrence A. Sather.
Burgess Publishing Company: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1981, 1979.
Skagit Valley College Speech Instructor 2002 - present
Columbia College Adjunct Faculty Member 1997 - 2013
Lake Washington Technical Speech Instructor 1994 - 2004
Whatcom Community College Speech Instructor 1993 - 1993
North Seattle Community College Speech Instructor 1991 - 1992
Central Washington University Lecturer 1989 - 2002
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Adjunct Faculty Member 1985 - 1987
University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor 1984 - 1985
Bellevue College Assistant Professor 1973 - 1981
Bellevue, Nebraska Teach, Advise, Committee Work 1973
Washington State University Teaching Assistant 1970-1973