is an educator, writer, and speaker whose wit and wisdom focuses on communication, community, and culture.

He is Professor of Mass Media and Strategic Communication 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. 

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 active in 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, and
teaching upon request.