William Fallon began teaching at USD in 2006. His research focused on humor production in interpersonal communication. As a graduate teaching associate at SDSU, he was voted one of the school’s favorite faculty members in 2004. Before teaching college, Fallon worked as a corporate trainer and an entertainer. An award-winning speaker, he continues to work as a public speaking consultant and professional speaker.
M.A., San Diego State University, Communication (2005)
B.A., San Diego State University, Communication (2003)
Scholarly and Creative Work
Fallon was voted one of SDSU’s favorite faculty in 2004. His thesis was titled, “Toward an Understanding of Humor Identity.” He has also authored the Instructor’s Resource Manual for Morreale, Spitzberg, & Barge’s Human Communication: Motivation, Knowledge, and Skill.
Fallon teaches Introduction to Human Communication. He has academic and professional experience with public speaking, gendered communication, interpersonal and relational communication, intercultural communication, group communication, and media literacy.