Faculty/Staff Directory

Barbara G Tucker, Ed.D.

Barbara G Tucker, Ed.D.

Chair, Department of Communication; Professor of Communication

Lorberbaum Hall
Room 107B
650 College Dr. Dalton, GA 30720

Office Hours

I am available most of the day when not in class.  Please stop by, or make an appointment by email.



Ed.D., University of Georgia, Organizational Leadership

M.A., University of Tennesse Chattanooga, English

M.A., Ohio University, Rhetoric and Public Address

B.S., Piedmont International University/Tennesse Temple College, Secondary English Education; Speech Communication


I moved from my home of Prince George's County, Maryland, to the Tennesse Valley Region for college education and this area became my home.  I live in Ringgold with my husband and dog, Nala the Pitbull, and we have a grown son. 


Maintain two blogs; published five novels (Google Barbara G. Tucker to find them!); Past President of Georgia Communication Association; former Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim; Editor of Journal for Academic Excellence, QEP Committee Leadership; Affordable Learning Georgia Campus Champion; Board of Regents Policy Revision Task Force; Author, Exploring Public Speaking, OER textbook for COMM 1110.