John Pate, M.A.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Studies

Phone: (951) 505-1328
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John Pate has taught in APU's Department of Communication Studies since 1992 and currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching Public Communication. He is a professional writer and entertainer, performing regularly around the country, and serves as a chair of communication studies at California Baptist University in addition to his role at APU. Pate hopes to send graduates out into the world with the tools needed to succeed.


  • M.A., Communication, California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.A., Speech and Drama, California Baptist College

Academic Area

  • Communication
    • Department of Communication Studies


  • Art
  • Communication
  • Entertainment/Comedy
  • Red Skelton History
  • Writing

Courses Taught

  • COMM 111 – Public Communication

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday, 3–4:20 p.m.