Steven MellingAssistant Teaching Professor
Dr. Steven Melling has a Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas. His research focuses on the intersection of rhetoric, culture and policy. This is evident in his dissertation, which examines the role rhetoric played in the evolution of Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District. Steven currently teaches Fundamentals of Effective Speaking and Listening at UMKC. He has previously taught communication courses at the University of Kansas, Metropolitan Community College and William Jewell College.