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Associate Professor, Division Chair, Communication Studies
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Why I chose WOUIt was love at first sight.
At WOU since06/24/2013
HobbiesWhale watching. I'm all about tails and spouts!
Fun factI really love coloring my hair all colors, especially, PURPLE!
Favorite book/movieToo many to list...
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Course scheduleWinter 2020
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Areas of responsibility
Please note: my new office is BELL 315
Humanities Division Chair a/o 6/15/19.
Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Native Texan happily replanted here in Oregon.
2007 BA in Communication, University of Texas at San Antonio;
2009 MA in Communication, Texas State University;
2012 PhD in Health Communication, George Mason University.
My updated CV is posted on the bulletin board outside my office. 🙂
NEW CLASS: Nonverbal Deception Detection course! Earn two Certificates from the Paul Ekman International group! Spring 2020!
Interpersonal Communication, Foundations of Health Communication, Relational Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Group Discussion and Leadership, Family Communication, and the latest and greatest, The Dark Side of Family Communication. Classes I teach in Summer Sessions: Relational Com, Group Discussion & Leadership, Family Com, and sometimes Interpersonal Com.
End of Life. Nonverbal Communication. Health Communication. Climate Change Communication. Young Caregivers.
Undergraduate courses taught
Interpersonal Communication, Foundations of Health Communication, Health Literacy, Relational Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Group Discussion and Leadership, Family Communication, and the latest and greatest, The Dark Side of Family Communication. Classes I Teach in Summer Sessions: Relational Com, Group Discussion & Leadership, Family Com, and sometimes Interpersonal Com.
Nonverbal. Young Caregivers.
Publications and Presentations
Qualitative scholar examining the narratives around the end of life. Currently, working on a cooperative project with the University of Kentucky School of Social Work on young hospice caregivers, a project regarding nonverbal communication and the differently normed as well as interviewing facilitators from the contemporary Death Cafe/Death Positive movement.
National Communication Association International Communication Association Northwest Communication Association Phi Kappa Phi
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