Fiona Barnes is the Director of the Center for Management Communication at the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business Administration where she teaches professional communication to undergraduates and graduate students. Dr. Barnes received a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has over 20 years' experience teaching writing on two continents. She has developed and taught writing courses and workshops for students and professionals in the fields of engineering, medicine, psychology, business, and chemistry. Dr. Barnes can be heard on NPR in "Recess!" a radio show about children's literature and culture.
Management Communication, Intercultural Communication
Associate Professor, Management Communication
Professor Douglas uses research in neuroscience, clinical psychology, organizational behavior, and psycholinguistics to teach professional writing in the undergraduate, masters, and MBA programs. Her current research relies on schema theory and cognition to understand the adoption and uptake of innovations. An eleven-year veteran of advertising agencies in New York and London, Douglas has also worked as a sociologist and an English professor prior to her arrival at the Warrington College of Business Administration. She has published over 30 articles in nine different fields and has received grants from National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. Jane Douglas won the MBA Option B Outstanding Core Faculty award, as well as the college's award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching for 2012.
- GEB 3213 Professional Writing in Business
- GEB 5212 Professional Writing
- GEB 6930 Advanced Professional Communication
- GMS 6903 Abstract/Manuscript Writing for Scientists and Clinicians (NIH-sponsored program for faculty in the College of Medicine)
Management Communication, cognition and organizational behavior, cognitive psychology and writing
Director of Business Communication, Written Communication Coordinator
Dr. McCawley, an 18-year veteran of entrepreneurship, calls upon her experience and her own MBA to teach professional writing to graduate students in the Warrington College of Business Administration MBA Programs. In addition, she administers the writing courses for the MBA Programs where her experience as business-owner of a third-party administrator is useful. Prior to joining the Warrington College of Business, Dr. McCawley has developed and taught writing courses for students in the fields of sociology, medicine, gerontology, psychology, and communication sciences and disorders.
- GEB 3219 Writing and Speaking Business
- GEB 5212 Professional Writing
- GEB 5225 Advanced Business Writing
M. Sean Limon
Oral Communication Coordinator
M. Sean Limon is currently the Oral Communication Coordinator for the Center for Management Communication in the Warrington College of Business Administration, where he teaches how to give high impact presentations. Dr. Limon has taught and consulted in the communication field for over ten years. He has taught courses and workshops for students and professionals in the areas of presentation skills, teamwork, leadership, organizational culture, and conflict.
Speaking and Presentation skills, teamwork, and interpersonal skills in the organization
Lecturer, Written Communication
Judith Ainsworth teaches professional writing in the master and MBA programs at the Warrington College of Business Administration. With more than 15 years’ experience teaching business and professional communication in English and French, she has developed and taught business writing courses for students in the fields of medicine, biochemistry, bioethics, business and economics, as well as professional communication courses for engineers and corporate managers.
Business and Management Communication, Intercultural Communication, Management Communication Pedagogy