is an educator, writer, speaker, and consultant whose wit and wisdom focuses on communication, community, and culture.
He is Professor of Communications at the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) where he teaches the Public Speaking core course, Honors Public Speaking, Honors Public Speaking in the Rhetorical Tradition, and Communication in Professional Environments. He also serves as co-director of ENGAGE, UTM’s civic engagement program.
During his tenure at UTM he has received the Cunningham Outstanding Teaching/Scholar Award, the Feature Scholar Award, and the Outstanding Junior Faculty Member of the Year Award for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
He is a member of the Media Ecology Association, which considers the cultural consequences of media change. He has published two books and numerous articles.
Arthur is available for interviews, speaking, teaching, and consulting upon request.