Office Phone: 88065
Office Location: HSS 121
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
|Course schedule: Summer 2017|
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Native Texan happily replanted here in Oregon. 2007 BA, UTSA; 2009 MA, TSU; 2012 PhD, GMU
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.
Active in the community by volunteering at the Independence Dog Park. Member of the Friends of Monmouth Library group.
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.
National Communication Association International Communication Association Northwest Communication Association Phi Kappa Phi