I am an adjunct professor of Communication Studies at Ohlone College. My research interests include Millennials, and persuasive messaging in the retail and professional environments. Within the field of communications my interests include:

  • Business and Professional communications
  • Healthcare communications
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Collegiate Forensics

Contact Information

ohn D. Perez.John D. Perez, MA

Adjunct Faculty

Communication Studies


Fremont campus and Newark campus

Office Hours - Online via Google Hangout

  • By Appointment


Spring 2018 Schedule
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday
11:30am-1:05pm COMM-111-10

(072460), Fremont Portable 2
  COMM-111-13 (072459), Newark Portable 3   COMM-113-05

(072480), from 12:30pm-2:35pm Newark Portable 4
1:15pm-2:50pm LAB & OFFICE

HOURS in FP-22,

Communication Lab, 

from 1:00pm-2:00pm.

Course Information - Spring 2018

  • COM-111 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • COMM-113: Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM190A: Speech and Communication Lab Faculty

Courses Taught at Ohlone

  • COM-111 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • COM-113 Interpersonal Communication
  • COM-125 Career Communications
  • COM-190 Communication Lab


  • Masters Degree, Communication Management, University of Southern California
  • Baccalaureate of Arts, Psychology, California State University, Sacramento

Professional Memberships

Northern California Forensics Association (NCFA) National Communication Association (NCA)


  • Perez, J. (2017). Poster presentation: The power of persuasion and millennials: An analysis on grading and motivation. Ohlone College, Fremont, Ca.
  • Whitesell, J., East, E., Poff, G., Petero, A., Perez, J., Beasley, A., Phalen, D., Turney, N. (2015). Speak up, Solano! Textbook and workbook for communication studies 001. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press.
  • Perez, J. (2015). Interpreting literature. In Speak up, Solano! Textbook and workbook for communication studies 001. (pp. 199-214) Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press.
  • Perez, J. (2012). Emotional appeals for generation Y (Masters’ thesis). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Ca.