P. Anand Rao


Dr. P. Anand Rao is a Professor of Communication and Director of the Speaking Intensive Program and the Speaking Center at the University of Mary Washington. Anand has presented at dozens of national and international academic conferences, and regularly serves as a consultant and workshop leader for academic programs in the United States.

He has more than twenty-five years of experience with speech and debate at the high school and college level, and served as a consultant on a documentary about the National Debate Tournament. Anand also studies uses of new media, including social networking, blogging, micro-blogging, and convergence media presentation to communicate in interpersonal and broadcast settings.

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. UMW Directory Profile.