Marcia S. Berry, PhD


Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3503

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Faculty Quad, #15

Video Introduction

Marcia S. Berry, PhD, is known for her enjoyment of the beginning speech class, and works as the coordinator of the course, assisting other public communication faculty as well as conducting curriculum reviews and workshops. Dr. Berry is also a member of the Honors College where she teaches public speaking. In addition to her public speaking interests, she teaches nonverbal communication and is a trained mime in the style of Marcel Marceau.


  • PhD, Communication and the Arts, Regent University
  • MA, Speech Communication with an Emphasis in Oral Interpretation, University of Illinois
  • BA, Secondary Speech Education (English minor), University of Illinois


  • California Community College Credentials:
  • • Language Arts and Literature
  • • Theater Arts and Related Technologies
  • • State of Illinois Secondary Teaching Credential

Academic Area

  • Communication
  • Honors College


  • Oral Interpretation
  • Public Speaking
  • Creative Dramatics
  • Mime/Pantomime

Courses Taught

  • COMM 111 – Public Communication
  • COMM 201 – Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 203 - Communication Theory
  • COMM 345 – Nonverbal Communication
  • HON 101 - Leadership (Public Speaking Component)
  • HON 240 - Core I (Public Speaking Component)