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Dr. Willis M. "Bill" Watt

Director, Organizational Communication and Leadership Program
Professor of Organizational Communication and Leadership

Office: T-103
Phone: (910) 630-7191

Mailing Address:

Methodist University
Department of Communication
5400 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311


  • Manhattan Christian College, BS, Christian Education/Bible-Theology
  • Kansas State University, BS, Secondary Education/Speech-Drama-Psychology
  • Kansas State University, MA, Theatre History/Acting-Directing
  • Kansas State University, PhD, Curriculum & Instruction/Speech Communication

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

  • Organizational Communication
  • Leadership
  • Speech Communication
  • Have taught grads and been major professor for over 125 thesis/masters research

Research Interests

  • Leadership theory and practice
  • Various aspects of communication to include nonverbal, gender, conflict management, intercultural, interpersonal, public speaking, business & professional speaking, persuasion, debate & argumentation, small group communication, organizational communication
  • Theatre (drama)
  • Religion and the arts
  • Religion and spirituality


  • Racquetball
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  • Chess