|Present||Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, San Jose State University|
|2012||Ph.D., University of Washington|
|2005||M.A., California State University, Sacramento ‐ Communication Studies|
|1995||B.A., University of California - San Diego ‐ Communication|
In press (3)
Scholarly Publications (12)
Learning How to Speak Like a “Native”: Speech and Culture in an Online Communication Training Program Journal of Business and Technical Communication (2016)
This article examines the oral communication training that took place in Eloqi, a virtual language-learning community. Eloqi (a pseudonym) was a for-profit start-up that built and operated a proprietary Web-based, voice-enabled platform connecting English-language learners ...
Service-learning and perceptions of homelessness Academic Exchange Quarterly (2016)
This article examines how service-learning positively impacts students’ perspectives of the homeless. Data were collected through a pre- and post-assessment issued to students in a service-learning course. At the beginning of the course, students characterized ...
Exploratory study on explanations and theories of how Telecentres and other community-based e-Inclusion actors operate and have an impact on digital and social inclusion policy goals Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (2012)
This report includes the results of the research project ‘Exploratory study on explanations and theories of how Telecentres and other community-based e-Inclusion actors operate and have an impact on digital and social inclusion policy goals’. ...
Meeting in the middle: Fred L. Casmir's contributions to the field of intercultural communication International Journal of Intercultural Relations (2012)
Fred Casmir's third culture building (TCB) framework made a major theoretical contribution to communication studies. Casmir conceptualized the framework as an active process whereby different cultural groups come together to form a third culture between ...
Speech codes theory as a framework for analyzing communication in online educational settings Computer mediated communication: Issues and approaches in education (2011)
Knowing how best to assess and evaluate the communication that takes place in online educational settings can be a challenge, especially when the features of educational platforms continue to develop in their complexity. This chapter ...