Nebraska Authors

Robert Lee Scott

Born 1928 Fairbury, NE (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Communications; Speech


AB, 1950, Colorado State College, Fort Collins, CO
MA, 1951, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
PhD, 1955, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL


Assistant Professor of Speech
Professor of Speech

Places Worked

University of Houston, Houston, TX :1953-1957
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN: 1957-1997


Speech Association of America


Thinking and Speaking: A Guide to Intelligent Oral Communication. 1962, 2nd ed. 1968. (with Otis M. Walter)
Speech Fundamentals: Knowledge and Experience. 1963. (with David L. Thompson)
Contest Speaking Manual. 1964. (Contributor)
Oratory in Interscholastic Speech Contestants. 1964?
Speaker's Reader. 1969.

A Play, 'Shadows on the Wall,' produced in 1962 at Indiana University.

Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1959-1962. (Contributing Editor,)

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