Ethel Kluesner

A photo of Ethel Kluesner

Full-Time Lecturer

School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts

602D Pray Harrold


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Ethel Kluesner is a native Michigander and has spent her life in the following southeastern Michigan towns: Detroit, South Lyon and Hartland. In addition to being a teaching graduate student here at Eastern Michigan University, she has taught at Oakland County Community College and Lansing Community College. Looking at her degrees and current teaching one could call her a homegrown Eastern educator.


  • Certifications, Michigan Virtual University, Online Teaching, 2002
  • MA, Communication, 1999
  • BS, Eastern Michigan University, 1998

Interests and Expertise

Her current areas of special interest are in:

  • Speaking anxiety
  • Nonverbal messages
  • Listening behaviors


  • CTAC 124 Foundations of Speech Communication
  • CTAC 225 Listening Behavior
  • CTAC 226 Nonverbal Communication
  • CTAC 354 Organizational Communication
  • CTAC 227 Interpersonal Communication
  • CTAC 260 Gender Communication
  • CTAC 274 Intercultural Communication
  • CTAC 359 Small Group Communication