Gustav W. Friedrich, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University, 4 Huntington Street, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901-1071, 
Phone: 732/932-7500, e-mail:

General Information

Born: Hastings, Nebraska, March 2, 1941

Married: Erena Rae Bakeberg, August 4, 1962

Children: Bruce Gregory Friedrich, August 7, 1969


Ph.D. with honors , University of Kansas, 1968. Adviser: Dr. Kim Giffin

Major: Speech Communication.
Dissertation: "An Exploratory Study of the Nature of Self-Reported Speech Anxiety in a Fundamentals of Speech Course at the University of Kansas"

M.A. University of Kansas, 1967. Adviser: Dr. Donn W. Parson

Major: Speech Communication.
Thesis: "Strategy in Cross-Examination Debating, 1964-1965"

B.A. summa cum laude , University of Minnesota, 1964. Adviser: Dr. Robert L. Scott

Major: Speech Communication; Minor: Psychology

A.A. Concordia College, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1961

Major: Elementary Education


Rutgers University
Professor II and Dean, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies
University of Oklahoma
Professor (1982-1998) and Chair (1982-1988), Department of Communication.
Professor (1990-1998), College of Liberal Studies.
Presidential Professor. (1998)
Visiting Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Summer, 1997.
University of Oklahoma
Faculty Administrative Fellow, Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Professor and Chair, Speech Communication.
Professor, Center for Curriculum and Instruction (1979-1982)
Purdue University
Associate Professor (1973-1977); Assistant Professor (1968-1973), Department of Communication
University of Kansas
Assistant Instructor and Assistant Debate Coach, Department of Speech Communication
St. John's School (Minnesota)
Seventh Grade Teacher and Athletic Director

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