John Delaney

Lecturer, Business Communication
John Delaney

McClelland Hall 405P
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

Communicating analytics
Professional writing and presenting
Corporate training

For more than 20 years, John Delaney presented analytics and recommendations across industries, from hospitals and healthcare systems to leadership in consumer packaged goods. Throughout his career, he has prepared, analyzed and presented business insights to all levels of client organizations. He demonstrates his teaching passion at Eller by helping students understand how to communicate in the corporate world. John has been teaching Business Communication 314 since January 2018. He brings a combination of love for teaching communication, experience in presenting complex and applied business issues in a compelling and understandable manner and an understanding of a wide variety of corporate audiences. He emphasizes a supportive and engaging teaching style, along with a nuanced understanding of one’s audience.



  • BCOM 314 Business Communication

  • BCOM 214 Fundamentals of Business Communication


Professional Associations

  • Association for Business Communication



  • Eller College Students' Choice Award for Outstanding Faculty, Business Communication (2019)
  • Eller College Students' Choice Award for Most Engaging Instructor (2021)
  • Eller College Students' Choice Award for Most Inclusive Instructor (2022)


  • MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Colorado State University
  • BA, University of California, Riverside