Dr. Richard L West

Richard West (Ph.D., Ohio University) is Professor in the Department of Communication & Media Studies at the University of Southern Maine. His research spans a number of different areas, including family communication, instructional practices, and classroom communication. Rich is the co-author (with Lynn Turner) of numerous textbooks, book chapters, and research articles. He lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and dedicates his free time to fixing up his 100-year-old bungalow.