Diane Ferrero-Paluzzi, PhD
Associate Professor (Speech Communication Studies)
PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2002
MA, University of Maine, Orono, 1998
BA, Hofstra University, 1995
Department of Speech-Communication Studies
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Office: (914) 633-2053
18 President Street Room 200
Mondays 2 pm - 3:15 pm
Tuesdays 1:15 pm - 2 pm & 3:30 pm - 4 pm
Thursdays 9 am - 10 am
Fridays Noon - 1 pm
Also by appointment
Dr. Ferrero-Paluzzi is the founder and director of the Speakers' Center and works with students and community members who have communication anxiety and/or want to improve public speaking delivery. She is a vocal coach, communication consultant, and accent modification professional.
SCS 101, SCS 205, SCS 230, SCS 231,SCS 301, SCS 302, SCS 304, SCS 323, SCS 346, SCS 360, SCS 363, SCS 370, SCS 380, SCS 401
Dr. Ferrero-Paluzzi’s research interests include health communication, philosophy of communication, physician-patient relationships, communication apprehension, narrative storytelling, tourism, nonverbal communication, medical curricula, therapy dogs and aging in healthcare.
She is currently working with Professor Armiento-DeMaria on a project on using a therapy dog in the Speech Clinic as a way to stimulate speech production. Her Clinical Communication textbook will be released in the Fall of 2014
HIPAA Certified, 2012
Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (2012) Clinical communication for the healthcare professional (under contract), Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (2009). Insturctor’s Manual for Real Communicator. Bedford St. Martin’s.
Cianci, A. M. & Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (2005). Metacommunication in hearing aid acquisition: Audiologists, patient and family. Kappa Omicron Nu. Available: http://www.kon.org/archives/forum/16-1/cianci.htm
Grunwald, J. & Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (2005, 2012). Communicating with technology. Allyn and Bacon/ Pearson Custom.
Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (2004). Using communication to explain psychotherapy. Carolinas Communication Annual, XX, 50-61.
“Naming Rituals” (2003) - Chapter in the Encyclopedia of Religious Rituals. Berkshire Publishing Group, Routledge.
Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (September, 2002). Gorgias' rhetoric: Is it the answer psychotherapists have been looking for? Florida Communication Journal, 30 (2), 43-50.
Ferrero-Paluzzi, D. (September, 2002) “Book Review – Collaborative Circles by Michael P. Farrell.” American Communication Journal www.acjounrnal.org.
National Speakers Association Bill Gove Scholarship