George B Ray
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 Title: Director & Professor
 Dept: Communication
 Office: MU 231
 Phone: 216-687-4631
 Email: G.RAY@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/class/com/grayBio.html
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MU 231, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1983
 
Brief Bio:
George Ray has been teaching at Cleveland State University for 18 years. His focus is in culture communication, language communication, and interpersonal communication. Dr. Ray, Associate Professor of Communication, teaches many different courses including: nonverbal, interracial, and intercultural communication. I like to stimulate discussion, says Dr. Ray on his teaching style.

Dr. Rays first job out of school was working in sales, as a fire protection manufacture representative. Shortly after, he took a position as an assistant professor at Berea College in Kentucky, where he taught public speaking and persuasion. In the fall of 1987, Dr. Ray came to Cleveland State University.

Currently, Dr. Ray is involved in many different activities. He is working on a book about language and speaking styles in interracial communication, an article, with Cleveland State University colleagues, examining the communication techniques between physician and patient interaction.

When Dr. Ray is not teaching, he enjoys watching baseball, traveling, and being outdoors. Hiking is one of his favorite activities. He has traveled to Colorado, New Mexico, Hawaii, China, Europe and New Zealand.
 
Research Interests:
Language and Communication