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Associate Professor of Instruction and Director of Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center

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Positions

  • Associate Professor of Instruction of Undergraduate Program

    Tippie College of Business

Education

  • ABD in English, The University of Iowa, 1994
  • MA in English, University of Illinois, 1984
  • BA in English and Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1980

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Business Communication, 2010

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Diversity & Inclusion Award, Tippie College of Business, 2020
  • Honors magna cum laude, Department of English, University of Virginia, 1980
  • Innovations in Teaching Award, Tippie College of Business, 2016 - 2016
  • Finalist, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Competition in Women's Studies, 1991 - 1991
  • Freda Dixon Malone Scholar, University of Iowa, 1990 - 1991
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983 - 1983
  • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia, 1976 - 1980
  • Honor Award Scholar, University of Virginia, 1976 - 1980

Selected Presentations

  • Bourjaily, P. & Sheets, R. (2020, October) Innovating without overstuffing: Keeping up with trends in the business communication classroom. Conference Presentation presented at 85th Annual International Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Bourjaily, P., Sowash, S., Homer, T. & Sheets, R. (2019, October) "The Center as Coach". Panel presented at 84th Annual International Conference, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Bourjaily, P. (2019, October) Not 'One and Done": Engaging in ongoing diversity discussion through semester blogging. Conference Presentation presented at 84th Annual International Conference, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Bourjaily, P., Barrett, L., Gerst, K., Sheets, R. & Sowash, S. (2018, October) Beyond Business Writing: Transforming a Business Writing Center into a Business Communication Center. Panel presented at 83rd Annual International Conference, Miami, Florida.
  • Bourjaily, P. (2018, October) Stand Up and Deliver: Teaching Group Presentation Dynamics. Conference Presentation presented at 83rd Annual International Conference, Miami, Florida.
  • Bourjaily, P. & Sheets, R. (2017, October) Business Communication Core Course 2.0: Going Digital, Lessons Learned. Conference Presentation presented at 82nd Annual International Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Bourjaily, P. (2017, September) All Hands on Deck: Inclusion, Teams, and PPT Reports. Conference Presentation presented at 82nd Annual International Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Bourjaily, P. (2015, October) Appreciating What Makes You Uncomfortable: Diversity and Difference in Business Teams. Conference Presentation presented at 80th Annual International Conference, Seattle, Washington.
  • Auslander, B., Bourjaily, P., Kelly, S., Wright, C., Renaud, J., Santanasto, J., Philadelphia, M. & Pugh, J. (2014, October) The Influence and Importance of a Business Writing/Speaking Center. Panel presented at 79th Annual International Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Bourjaily, P. (2013, October) Developing High-Functioning Teams of Domestic and International Students in the Business Communication Classroom. Poster presented at Collaboration & Innovation in Business Communication: 78th Annual International Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Selected Grants & Contracts

  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Co-Director), Petterson, Mark (Co-Director) Grant Program Project Grant. Instructional Videos for Graduate Students on Communicating to Professional Audiences. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Funded. February 1, 2020.
  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Co-Director), Nica, Alexandra (Co-Director) Grant Program Project Grant. Storytelling with Data: Visual Communication in the Tippie Core Curriculum. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Funded. August 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020.
  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Director), Follmer, Carl (Principal Investigator) Grant Program Project Grant. Standardizing Writing Instruction in ACCT 2200 Managerial Accounting. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Funded. August 1, 2018 - May 1, 2020.
  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Co-Director), Petterson, Mark (Co-Director) Grant Program Project Grant. Providing Frank Center Summer Tutoring Support. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Funded. June 1, 2018.
  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Co-Principal), Sheets, Ryan (Co-Principal) Grant Training. TILE-training for Adjunct Lecturers to facilitate BUS 3000 Business Communication and Protocol course innovation. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Completed. June 1, 2016 - December 1, 2017.
  • Bourjaily, Pamela (Co-Principal), Keegan, Thomas (Co-Principal) Grant Program Project Grant. Analytical Business Writing: Pedagogy and Practice. Sponsored by Tippie College of Business. Completed. May 1, 2014 - August 1, 2014.

Professional Service

  • Association for Business Communication, Business Writing / Speaking Center SIG, Co-Chair.
  • Association for Business Communication, Business Writing and Speaking Centers Special Interest Group, Organizer, October 2019.