Louis Cusella

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Louis Cusella

Professor (retired)


Dr. Cusella was born in Buffalo, New York. He was educated in Buffalo public schools and public schools in the greater Cleveland area. He received his B.S. at Kent State University (1971), his M.A. from The Ohio State University (1974), and his Ph.D. from Purdue University (1978). He has taught at the University of Delaware, the University of Houston, and The Ohio State University. He has taught at the University of Dayton since 1985.

Faculty Perspective

I have endeavored to inspire students and conduct quality scholarship.


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1978

Research Interests

  • Feedback systems
  • Rhetorical analysis of organizations