Joan Geller

Associate Professor  |  Social Sciences & Humanities 
John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences
Charlotte Campus



Joan Geller is an expert communicator who can deliver a message with confidence and ease. She has worked with major corporations, coaching executives and sales reps for over 30 years, coaching and speaking with groups numbering 1 to 500. Professor Geller brought Toastmasters International to both the Charleston and Charlotte campuses - creating successful, on-going chapters. Additionally, eight years ago she started The Annual Outstanding Speaker Competition. Geller has also created special programs for alumnae, including "How to Have Difficult Conversations at Work."

M.S., Speech Pathology, Columbia University
B.S., Speech, Boston University


  • advanced business communication; communication in the workplace; presentation skills; public speaking; special occasion speeches