Faculty & Staff Profile
Mark Huglen PhD
Courses Currently Teaching
COMM 3431-001: Persuasion
COMM 3431-E90: Persuasion
COMM 3900-E90: Internship
COMM 4007-001: Political Communication
COMM 4007-E90: Political Communication
SPCH 1101-E90: Public Speaking
theories of communication
argument and persuasion
Awards, Distinctions, and Honors
Panel about online education at the National Communication Association convention in Atlanta, GA, received the 2001 Top Panel Award for the Basic Course Division
The online version of his public speaking course with UMC faculty Richard Christenson and Lynnette Mullins was a first in Minnesota
Most Supportive of Diversity – University of Minnesota, Crookston Black Student Association, Spring 2008
Distinguished Service Award – Kenneth Burke Society, Summer 2008
"ALP Fellow," 2004-05, University of Minnesota
Chair, University of Minnesota, Crookston Faculty Assembly, 2006-2007
Excellence in Teaching Award; National Society of Leadership and Success; University of Minnesota, Crookston Chapter, 2011
Huglen, Mark E. and Norman Clark E. Argument Strategies from Aristotle's Rhetoric. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2004.
Huglen, Mark E. With Kevin Thompson. Strategies for Effective Public Speaking - Illustrated Edition. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt, 2013.
Huglen, Mark E. and Bernard L. Brock. "Burke, Clinton, and the Global/Local Community." The North Dakota Journal of Speech and Theatre, Volume 16, 2003.
Huglen, Mark E. and Basil B. Clark. Poetic Healing: A Vietnam Veteran's Journey from a Communication Perspective, Revised and Expanded Edition. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2005.
Huglen, Mark E. "Plots of Ironic Entanglement and Legitimacy: A Response in Criticism, Politics, and Objectivity". American Communication Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3, Spring 2001.
Brock, Bernard L., and Mark E. Huglen, James F. Klumpp, and Sharon Howell. Making Sense of Political Ideology: The Power of Language in Democracy. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
Ph.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
M.A., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Completed two years of undergraduate study at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
B.S., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
- Mark Huglen was the Minnesota Athlete of the Year in 1980 and drafted by the Minnesota North Stars (formerly of the National Hockey League) in 1980. He represented the United States in the World Junior Hockey Tournament in 1981. He was named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.
- He has also served as a coach at both the college and professional levels (including coaching the UMC Golden Eagles Hockey Team to a perfect record in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association and first-ever regular season title and conference championship since the institution transitioned to baccalaureate status in the early 1990s.)