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Judy Tisdale

Judy Tisdale

Clinical Professor of Management and Corporate Communication and Area Chair


McColl 4509, CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

Judy Jones Tisdale teaches core and elective courses in management and corporate communication. She teaches or has taught  in all of the degree programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

An award-winning teacher, she received the prestigious Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Dr. Tisdale’s research involves academic service-learning, business presentations and accounting communication. She is the author of the book Effective Business Presentations (Prentice Hall, 2005)

She joined the UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty in 1998 after working for 13 years as a vice president with Bank of America in sales and sales management in the consumer/small business division.

Dr. Tisdale facilitates annual presentation training for the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Executive Education Professional Development Program and has supported academic presentation training for the UNC Graduate School’s Dissertation Fellows and Royster’s Fellows. In 2015, she created and taught the inaugural Professional Communication: Presentation Skills course for the UNC Graduate School’s Professional Science Master’s Program. She taught the elective “Presentation Skills” course for graduate students across UNC in the UNC Graduate School’s Professional Development Program for 13 years.

She received her PhD from UNC-Greensboro, her MA in English from Appalachian State University and her BA from High Point University.

Areas of Expertise

Communication (business)