Myra Gutin, Ph.D.

Myra Gutin, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication

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An authority and author on the topic of American first ladies, Myra Gutin, Ph.D., is the author of The President’s Partner: The First Lady in the Twentieth Century and Barbara Bush: First Lady of Literacy. Widely quoted in national and international news media, her research interests also include political communication and women in politics. Dr. Gutin teaches in the business and professional speech and interpersonal communication tracks.


  • University of Michigan, Ph.D. (1983)
  • Emerson College, Master of Arts (1971)
  • Emerson College, Bachelor of Arts (1970)