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Dr. Gregory Allen Olson


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Office Location and Hours

A/C S133

  • Monday: 11:30-12:30 and 12:40-1:40 (in office or at a meeting)
  • Wednesday: 11:30-12:30 and 12:40-1:40 (in office or at a meeting)


University of Minnesota, PhD.

University of Wisconsin - Superior, M.A.

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, B.S.


Communication Field Emphasis

Public Address/ Rhetorical History (although he considers himself a generalist)



Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Small Group Communication

The Rhetoric of the Vietnam War


More About Dr. Olson (in his own words)...

Wife Jackie, daughter Mara, son Lars, 4-legged son Waldo, granddaughter Sofia, who is not yet two but Wimbledon bound. I love Montana (2nd to Wisconsin, of course), the Packers and Badgers, NCAA basketball, tennis, hiking, biking.


Favorite Quote

For my tombstone (although I expect to be cremated):

He tried  -  Uttered by a foreman of mine at Berlin Chapmanā€™s foundry about my summer work there during college.

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by mccora16 last modified Nov 01, 2011 11:41 AM

"I really appreciated the student culture in the major. Everyone was very supportive of one another and willing to take the time to share experiences and ideas."


Natalee Kasmiskie '11
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