School of Communication & Media

Emily Holler

Coordinator, Public Speaking & Human Communication
Senior Lecturer of Communication

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 5102
Phone: 470-578-6926


Emily Holler is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication at Kennesaw State University, where she teaches Public Speaking, Human Communication, Interviewing, and Health Communication courses. She also coordinates the Public Speaking course (COM 2129). This course is completed by all Communication majors, but is also a popular elective for many different majors across campus.

Holler is the author of the supplementary materials for the Public Speaking course at KSU. Contributing to research about the basic communication course, she has co-authored articles published in Basic Communication Course Annual, Journal of Learning Community Research, and Iowa Journal of Communication. She has also presented papers at conferences including the National Communication Association (NCA), Georgia Communication Association (GCA), and National Learning Communities (NLCC). In 2010, a paper she co-wrote and presented, "Conflicting Advice on Oral Citations in Top Public Speaking Texts," was recognized as one of the "Top Papers in the Basic Course" at NCA.

She earned her M.A. in Speech Communication from Eastern Illinois University and a GCPH (Graduate Certificate in Public Health) from Georgia State University. Prior to teaching, Holler worked as a publicity manager for the sports and fitness publisher, Human Kinetics.