Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Dr. Arianna Molloy is a full-time, tenured track Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Biola University, California where she teaches courses in: Organizational Communication, Research Methods, Small Group Communication, Nonverbal Communication, and Communication and Calling. Dr. Molloy is passionate about helping students develop evaluative and analytical communication skills, in order to discern underlying messages and cultivate their faith in all spheres of life. Her heart for students is evident in honors such as the Biola 2014 Provost award for “Excellence in Teaching.” Her research focus involves Meaningful Work, specifically communication about Work as a Calling. Previous research includes case studies related to how faith and business values are navigated and negotiated in nonprofit work. Her most recent publication is in the International Journal of Business Communication.
Dr. Molloy’s commitment to service is evident in conducting several communication workshops for undergraduate, graduate and staff programs such as: Meaningful Work & Burnout; Nonverbal Communication in Business; Preparing for Post-College Life: The Significance of Networking; and The Necessity for Mentorship and Sabbath. She has worked as a consultant for nonprofit organizations and as a speech coach for business professionals, ministries and college athletic programs.