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Karen Braselton

Professor of Communication

Karen Braselton


Communication Department




Vincennes University

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.