College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Shadow, PhD

  • Michael Shadow, PhD
    PhD, Speech Communication
    Adjunct Professor, Institute of Public Service
    Phone: 206-296-5440
    Building/Room: Casey 2W


    Teaching and Research Interests

    Michael Shadow teaches PUBM 562 Oral Communication, and PUBM 563 Communication and Advocacy for the Master of Public Administration program. He also teaches NPLR 544 Persuasive Communication for Nonprofit Executives in the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program.


    Michael Shadow,Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is an internationally acknowledged trainer/coach in persuasive communication. He heads the Seattle-based firm of Shadow and Associates, which specializes in public speaking and media preparation for public and private sector leaders. In addition to his private coaching, Michael has designed and facilitated over 500 major seminars for executives and public officials. His clients include environmental activists, judges and attorneys, educators, lobbyists, and political and business leaders in Europe, Africa, South America, Canada and the United States.