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Dr. Charmaine E. Wilson Ph.D.

Contact Information

H&SS 204 B1

Additional Information


Teaching is my great pleasure and my passion. I love learning so the opportunity to help others learn, gain insights, develop skills and appreciate the benefits of knowledge is always exciting and rewarding. I also enjoy getting to know my students and working one-on-one with them as they pursue their goals. I feel tremendously fortunate to have a job that I enjoy coming to every day!

Courses Taught

COMM A190   Introduction to Communication
COMM A201   Interpersonal Communication
COMM A342   Interviewing
COMM A385   Group Communication
COMM A480   Organizational Communication
COMM A485   Leadership in Communications
COMM A497   Directed Capstone Internship
COMM A499   Service-Learning Capstone Internship 


Ph.D., Speech Communication (1986), University of Washington
M.A., Organizational Communication (1981), Purdue University
B.A, Interpersonal Communication (1979), University of Montana

Professional Memberships

Carolinas Communication Association (CCA)
National Communication Association (NCA)


Honors and Awards

Presented Communication and Conflict Management for Leaders to the 2017 Regional Leadership Forum, May 4, 2017.

Excellence in Academic Advisement Award, USC Aiken, 2004-2005 and 2008-2009

University Service Award, USC Aiken, 2005-2006

Betty Jo Welch Award Winner, from the Carolinas Communication Association, 2006

Teaching Excellence Award, USC Aiken, 1992-1993 and 2000-2001


Research Interests

Organizational entry and exit: How do we hire, train, and socialize new members, and what is the process by which individuals leave organizations.