Professor of Communication
Associate Professor of Communication
Areas of Specialization: Health Communication, Communication Studies, Language Brokering, Culture
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL: Doctor of Philosophy, major areas of study Speech Communication: Intercultural Communication and Communication Pedagogy
Dissertation: “Intercultural Encounters Between United States Health Care Providers and Hispanic Immigrant Health Care Seekers: A Critical Ethnography”
My areas of interest include: relational communication, intercultural communication, language brokering, health communication, and teaching at-risk students. The courses I teach are Speech, Interpersonal, Communication Studies, Oral Interpretation of Literature, and Advertising.