Hank Roubicek, professor of communication. Dr. Hank Roubicek has been at UHD for twenty-nine years. He holds a B.A. in Communication from Ohio State, an M.A. in Interpersonal Communication and Counseling Psychology from Purdue, and an Ed.D. in Communication Education from the University of Maryland. He taught at several colleges in Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, and New York before coming to UHD in 1983. With only three courses in the Communication curriculum offered that year, this award winning educator designed several courses, carefully advised students, and through his earlier administrative roles, helped to build a strong division of Communication within a large department of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Roubicek teaches most of the courses in the Communication Studies program, including communication-based graduate courses in Criminal Justice and Urban Education.
His research interests include communication methods for law enforcement practitioners, and the impact of human narratives in conversation.
Dr. Roubicek has presented, published, and designed instructional materials in the areas of applied communication and communication education. He is also a reputable consultant, local radio host, and active volunteer in the Houston community.