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James Ahern - Speech Communication


Speech Instructor James Ahern

James Ahern is a part-time speech instructor in the Speech Communication Department (Language Arts Division) at De Anza College. 

Academic Background

Associate in Arts Degree, City College of San Francisco; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication, San Francisco State University; Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication, San Francisco State University; Juris Doctorate Degree, Lincoln University; and a lifetime Community College Instructor Credential in Language Arts and Literature.

Career Background

Sales Education Specialist, Shaklee Corporation; Firefighter, San Francisco Fire Department; President, San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798; Member of the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Labor Council; Project Manager/Special Projects, Fatbrain (Barnes & Noble); Manager, Educational Rights Consultant , Parents Helping Parents (PHP); and Communications Coordinator, Sacred Heart Schools. Previous teaching experience includes City College of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. Member of the National Communication Association and the Western States Communication Association.

Courses Taught at De Anza College

  • Speech 1--Public Speaking
  • Speech 10--Fundamentals of Oral Communication

email Email: James Ahern
Phone: 408.864.8999x3103
Office hours: MW--4:25 to 4:55 p.m.

Office Location: L49






Last Updated: 1/3/14