Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

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John H. Murphy, II, Ph.D.

Joe C. Thompson Centennial Professor & Distinguished University Teaching Professor

Department of Advertising & Public Relations

Moody College of Communication

UT Austin

My teaching strategy centers around my being enthusiastic and well-prepared.

A teacher’s excitement about his/her subject is contagious. The well-prepared teacher compliments their audience, saying “you are important to me."