Dr. Teresa Collard

Currently Teaching:

Public Speaking, Voice and Diction, Interpersonal Communications, and Communication in Professional Environments

Dr. Teresa Collard devotes a great deal of time consulting in Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee on interpersonal communications and its applications to the business environment. Dr. Collard also serves as the faculty advisor to the UT Martin chapter of Women in Communications and Director of the UTM Women's Center. She was the recipient of The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association's Outstanding Teacher Award in 2002 and 2013. She was also the recipient of the Tennessee Communication Association's Presidential Service Award in 2011.


  • Ed.D. Leadership in Higher Education, Union University, Jackson, Tennessee
  • Ph.D. hrs Communications, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois (48+ hours completed toward the degree)
  • M.A. Speech Communication, Eastern Illinois University, 1986, Charleston, Illinois
  • B.A. Speech Communication, Eastern Illinois University, 1985, Charleston, Illinois
  • B.A. Political Science, 1985, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.utm.edu/staff/tcollard/
E-mail: tcollard@utm.edu
Phone: 731-881-7557
Office: 305H Gooch Hall

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