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Peter Decaro Peter Decaro, Ph.D.

current city: hometown:
Fairbanks, AK Westwood, NJ

California State University
Florida State University
  favorite quotation:  
  "Learning without thought is labour lost, thought without learning is perilous." Analects


fishing, hunting, golf, piloting single engine aircraft, snow machining, traveling to other countries, being with my family

  favorite TV show:  
  why did you study communication?  

I am fascinated by the entire communication process, from interpersonal to mass communication.

  why is your chapter important?  

It adds one more dimension of understanding the public speaking process.

  name three things you think will become obsolete in ten years.
  The computer, the cell phone, and me.
  what is the best gift anyone has ever given you?

Their friendship.

  if you could have one super human power, what would it be and why?

The power to heal others - why not? 


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