Assistant Professor of Communication
Office Location: Brumbaugh Academic Center C111B
Phone Number: (814)641- 3168
Personal Website: http://faculty.juniata.edu/worley
Sarah Worley is an instructor of Communication at Juniata College where she teaches Public Speaking, Message Analysis and Group Communication. Worley graduated from Juniata College in 2000 where she earned a bachelor's degree in Communication and Philosophy. She started her graduate studies at Penn State University in Media Studies, and transferred to earn a master's degree in public administration from the University of Colorado in 2003. She returned to Juniata in 2004 where she now teaches and remains active as a volunteer for the college serving as a judge for the Bailey Oratorical Contest in 2002 and 2004 and on a discussion panel during Juniata's "Celebration of Women" event in 2001.
While in Denver, Colorado, she was a member services and advertising representative for the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce from June 2003 to February 2004 and worked as the advantage program director and assistant coach for SCORE! Educational Center. She worked for the organization in Baltimore, Maryland, from 2000 to 2001, and in Denver from 2002 to 2004.
Worley has had a variety of work experience in her career which has included teaching, as well as professional experience in sales, management & member services. She is also planning to begin a Ph.D. program that takes a cultural studies approach to looking at communication and technology. Her interests thus far have focused on leadership, political rhetoric, and media ownership regulations, as well as work on film documentaries. She is an advisor to SPEAK (the communications club), is a campus liaison for the American Association of University Women and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Communication Association and Lambda Pi Eta.