Professor and Chair, Department of Communication
North Dakota State University
Learning About Groups
The main focus of my research, teaching, and consulting work is to help groups of individuals work together to accomplish great things. Past studies suggests we don't work very well together, and I diagnosis why that is and then figure out how to fix it.
If you'd like to learn more, please follow my blog, read some of my research, or feel free to reach out to me.
Presentation on Teacher/Student Communication during the Pandemic
November 2021 in Seattle, WA
Comm 316 - Conflict Communication
The Emerald Handbook of Group and Team Communication Research
NDSU PKP Faculty Lectureship
My faculty lecture focused on three fundamental problems with teamwork, which explains why we often fail in our team efforts. But don't worry, I suggest some solutions as well.
New Handbook coming in Fall!
Along with Drs. Joann Keyton and Scott Poole, I'm pleased to announce that group communication has a new handbook. Thanks to all authors who helped write the 36 chapters.