Faculty & Staff Profile
Mark Huglen PhD
argument and persuasion
theories of communication
Awards, Distinctions, and Honors
President, University Education Association (UEA), 2013-2015
Excellence in Teaching Award; National Society of Leadership and Success; University of Minnesota, Crookston Chapter, 2011
Distinguished Service Award – Kenneth Burke Society, Summer 2008
Most Supportive of Diversity – University of Minnesota, Crookston Black Student Association, Spring 2008
Chair, University of Minnesota, Crookston Faculty Assembly, 2006-2007
"ALP Fellow," 2004-05, University of Minnesota
Panel about online education at the National Communication Association convention in Atlanta, GA, received the 2001 Top Panel Award for the Basic Course Division
The online version of his public speaking course with UMC faculty Richard Christenson and Lynnette Mullins was a first in Minnesota
Huglen, Mark E. Public Speaking Strategies. With contributions from Kevin D. Thompson, Megan N. Bell, and Denise M. Greene. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt. 2021.
Huglen, Mark E., editor. Interpersonal Communication in Multiple Contexts: Representative Anecdotes. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt. 2018
Johannesen, Danielle, and Mark Huglen, eds. Iconic Sports Venues: The Power of Language in Public Spaces. New York, NY: Peter Lang. 2017
Huglen, Mark E. With Kevin Thompson. Strategies for Effective Public Speaking - Illustrated Edition. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt, 2013.
Huglen, Mark E. and Basil B. Clark. Poetic Healing: A Vietnam Veteran's Journey from a Communication Perspective, Revised and Expanded Edition. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2005.
Brock, Bernard L., and Mark E. Huglen, James F. Klumpp, and Sharon Howell. Making Sense of Political Ideology: The Power of Language in Democracy. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
Huglen, Mark E. and Norman Clark E. Argument Strategies from Aristotle's Rhetoric. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2004.
Huglen, Mark E. and Bernard L. Brock. "Burke, Clinton, and the Global/Local Community." The North Dakota Journal of Speech and Theatre, Volume 16, 2003.
Huglen, Mark E. "Plots of Ironic Entanglement and Legitimacy: A Response in Criticism, Politics, and Objectivity". American Communication Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3, Spring 2001.
M.A., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Ph.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
B.S., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Completed two years of undergraduate study at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
- Mark Huglen was the Minnesota Athlete of the Year in 1980 and drafted by the Minnesota North Stars (formerly of the National Hockey League) in 1980. He represented the United States in the World Junior Hockey Tournament in 1981. He was named to the WCHA All-Academic Team. Mark entered the Roseau Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.
- He has also served as a coach at both the college and professional levels (including coaching the UMC Golden Eagles Hockey Team to a perfect record in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association and first-ever regular season title and conference championship since the institution transitioned to baccalaureate status in the early 1990s.)