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								Kim 																 White-Mills

Kim White-Mills

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Director, Master’s in Applied Communication
Adjunct Faculty, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
SLA Liaison, Certificate in Intergroup Dialogue
Department: Communication Studies
(317) 278-3199
CA 307B

Bio

Biography

Kim White-Mills, PhD is in the Department of Communication Studies at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. White-Mills has a PhD in Organizational Communication from Ohio University. She is involved in the study of organizational communication, women and communication in various settings, and the concept of incivility.

Education

Education

  • PH.D., Ohio University, 1987
  • M.A., Indiana State University, 1984

Teaching

Teaching

C201, C282, C380, C382, C383, G310, G480, C580

Awards

Awards

  • Identified by SLA Graduating Seniors as “Faculty Who Had a Significant Impact”, 2003-2016
  • Identified by IUPUI Athletic Department as “Favorite Faculty”, 2016

Publications

Publications

Book Chapters

DeWine, S., Eicholtz, M., & White-Mills, K. D. (2017). Training and development (IE0C27 ed.).

Refereed Journal Articles

Cash, R. & White-Mills, K. (co-first authors), Crowe, R., Rivard, M., & Panchal, A. (2018). Workplace incivility among nationally certified EMS professionals and associations with workforce-reducing factors and organizational culture. Prehospital Emergency Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2018.1502383

Davidson, R., Dobris, C. A., White-Mills, K. D. (2018). What makes a “bad” mom “bad”?: A critical review of Lewis and Moore’s, Bad Moms. Women and Language, 41(2), 171-173.

Dobris, C. A., White-Mills, K., Davidson, R., & Wellbrook, T. (2017). The Spockian mother: Images of the “good” mother in Dr. Spock’s The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, 1946–1992. Communication Quarterly, 65(1), 39-59. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/TBRR4eCW8YRmbJQIAYww/full

DeWine, S., Eicholtz, M., & White-Mills, K. (2016). Training and development. International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication. Wiley-Blackwell & ICA.

Service

Service

  • Graduate Director, M.A. in Applied Communication, Department of Communication Studies, 2020-present
  • Graduate Director, PhD in Health Communication and MA in Applied Communication, Department of Communication Studies, (2020-2021).
  • President, SLA Faculty Assembly, 2018-2019
  • IFC, August 2020 – present.
  • OFW Advisory Board Member, August 2020 – present

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

My academic interests include, but are not limited to women’s leadership, intergroup dialogue, research methods, and organizational communication. Some of my research can be located in publications such as:

  • *Communication Quarterly
  • *The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World
  • *Women and Language
  • *The Journal of Business Communication and
  • *Management Communication Quarterly.

Location

Location:
CA 307B
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202