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Daniel King

Mr. Daniel King


B.A. & M.A. Texas State University
Interpersonal Communication, Dark Side Communication, Small Group and Organizational Communication

Office: Centennial Hall 320
Phone: 512.245.1364

About Mr. King

Daniel King (or "DK" as some call him) earned his M.A. in Communication Studies with an emphasis in interpersonal/dark side communication and corporate training certification in fall of 2014 from Texas State University. Prior to that, he earned his B.A. in Communication Studies at Texas State with a minor in Music Education and teaching certification in the spring of 2014.

Mr. King's research interests include relational dynamics in the interpersonal and family context, specifically dark side communication in the form of deception, manipulation and abuse messages. Additionally, his areas of interest also tie into small group and organizational communication where, through the same dark side lens, he focuses on deception, power and backstabbing messages.

In regards to the university and the Department of Communication Studies, Mr. King serves as the faculty adviser for Texas State Quidditch and the Communication Ambassadors. He also serves on the Teaching Effectiveness Committee in the department, whose mission is to help all faculty hone their instructional skills in the classroom.

University/Department Roles:

Communication Studies Faculty—Lecturer
Texas State Quidditch—Faculty Adviser
Communication Ambassadors—Faculty Adviser
Teaching Effectiveness Committee—Member

Courses Taught

COMM 1310: Fundamentals of Human Communication (Large and Small Sections)
COMM 2315: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 2330: Public Speaking
COMM 2338: Small Group Communication
COMM 3318: Art of the Interview
COMM 4315: Independent Study