Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: CA 503-A
Associate Professor of Communication Studies;
Associate Professor, International Studies;
Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Sociology.
B.A. University of Minnesota 1974
M.A. University of Minnesota 1981
Ph.D. University of Delaware 1989
Applied family communication research. Socio-historical research on the famine-era Achill Mission, Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland.
External Examiner, Level 7 Diploma in Community Inclusive Practice Facilitation (Special Education Needs), University of Limerick, Ireland.
(co-editor) The Psychosocial Interior of the Family (Aldine de Gruyter);
(co-author) "Systems Theory" Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods and "Family Communication" Handbook of Marriage and Family;
and numerous articles and essays in research and practice journals
Co-founder and past chair, Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association;
Tuarisc ~ Muintearas: Tionóil Tuismitheoirí and Páistí, Neadú na Tionscnaimh Neadú, Bliain 1. Mí Iúil & Mí Lúnasa 2006. [Report ~ Muintearas: The "Parents and Children Gatherings" Component of the "Irish Language Nests" Initiative, Year 1. July & August 2006]