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Diane Carter

Clinical Assistant Professor


Student Health Center 219



Mailing Address

Department of Psychology & Communication
University of Idaho MS 3043
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3043

Diane Carter, a clinical assistant professor in communication, directs the university's public speaking program and teaches a variety of courses in the Communication discipline.

  • Ph.D., Communication, Organizations, & Culture, Washington State University, 2011
  • M.A., Communication Management, University of Southern California, 1993
  • B.A., Communication, Advertising Emphasis, California State University Fullerton, 1990

Diane Carter spent the better part of the 1990s planning and implementing sports marketing and public relations campaigns for the Motorcycle Division at American Suzuki Motor Corporation, where she was responsible for carrying out public relations campaigns to support the company's marketing objectives, promoting the company's national race teams, and conducting media training for race team members. She began teaching communication courses at Moreno Valley College in 2001 and joined the faculty at the University of Idaho in 2009. An avid bonsai enthusiast, knitter, international traveler, and keyboardist, Carter also enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two adult children.

  • Instructional communication
  • Communication pedagogy
  • Online teaching & learning

  • Recipient, Alumni Award for Excellence—2019
  • Recipient, State of Idaho GEM Innovative Educator Award for Oral Communication – 2019
  • Recipient, P1FCU Faculty Staff Award for positive impact on student-athlete success in the classroom – 2016

Psychology & Communication

Physical Address:
206 Student Health Center

Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communication
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043

Phone: 208-885-6324

Fax: 208-885-7710


Web: Psychology and Communication