Clarence Edward Ball III

Clarence Edward Ball III

Director of Corporate Communications High School Pipeline Program

Advanced Lecturer
Communications and Media Management
Joined Fordham: 2014

General Information:
Hughes Hall, Room 533,
441 East Fordham Road,
Bronx, NY 10458

Email: [email protected]
Website: LinkedIn profile

  • Clarence E. Ball III joined the Gabelli School’s faculty in 2014, bringing his wealth of professional experience in communications, teaching, and higher education administration. He is a current member of the faculty in the Communication and Media Management Area. Ball accepted the inaugural director of diversity, equity, and inclusion position at the Gabelli School in 2018. He currently serves as the director of the Corporate Communications High School Pipeline Program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Tennessee State University (’08), and a master’s degree in investigative journalism from Michigan State University (’11). Ball also holds a professional practitioner’s certificate in diversity, equity, and inclusion from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University (’19).  Currently, he is a doctoral candidate in the Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research program at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education (expected ’24).

    • B.S., Speech Communications, Tennessee State University
    • M.A., Investigative Journalism, Michigan State University
    • Doctoral Candidate, CLAIR Program - GSE, Fordham University 
    • Advanced DEI+ Certification, Practitioner's Level, Cornell University
    • Communications Theory
    • Corporate Communications
    • Regional Dialects
    • Corporate Posture
    • Minority Male Behavioral Learning
    • Boardroom Communication