Maria Wolfe teaches two required communication courses: a first-year business communication class and an upper-level persuasive communication class. She has over 15 years of teaching experience and has taught communication and management classes in the U.S. and internationally. In addition, she has held professional positions in the area of marketing and communications and directed a communication program for the College of Business at Iowa State University.
She has won a leadership grant from the U.S. Department of State and a teaching excellence award for her contribution to the communications programs at Iowa State. She holds a PhD in rhetoric and professional communication from Iowa State University. Her research focuses on management communication pedagogy, ethics and crisis communication, rhetoric in professional communication, and intercultural business communication.
In addition to her teaching and research responsibilities, Wolfe serves as the Communication Center Director at the School of Hotel Administration.
Courses TaughtFall 2017
- HADM 1650 - Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals
- HADM 4650 - Advanced Communication Practicum in Public Speaking for Hospitality Leaders
- Ph D, Iowa State University
- MA, Iowa State University
- BA, Khabarovsk Pedagogical University