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Faculty Biographies

Janice Anderson
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Janice Anderson

OFFICE LOCATION: JFT 218
OFFICE PHONE: (845)257-3463
E-MAIL: Andersoj@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Organizational Communication
Negotiation
Public Speaking
Intercultural Interaction

EDUCATION:
1984 - PhD The Pennsylvania State University

AWARDS:
National Employment Lawyers Courageous Plaintiff Award

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
"Like many others, I came to New Paltz because of it's location midway between New York City & Albany. I stay in New Paltz because of the diversity and personality of New Paltz students. They are street smart and engaged in their education.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Organizational Culture, Conflict & Change Processes

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Extensive consulting in communication skills and change process for business and governmental organizations.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
National Communication Association & Eastern Communication Association

RECENT BOOKS:
Communication Skills for Surviving Conflicts at Work; Hampton Press

RECENT ARTICLES:
"Organizational Sharing: The Disciplinary Function of Non-Sense" Atlantic journal of Communication. December 2008.


Gregg Bray
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Gregory Bray, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Media

Film and Video Studies Minor Chair (Liberal Art and Sciences)

 

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 44
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3434
E-MAIL: Brayg@newpaltz.edu

WEB PAGE:
newpaltz.edu/commmediasociety
Youtube.com/wffvideo
Current.tv/greggbray

COURSES TAUGHT:
Seminar in Production
Portable Video Production
Studio Video Production
Audio Production
Writing for Digital Media
Milestones in Documentary
The Video Producer (Module)
Web Video Distribution (Module)
The Music Video (Module)

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., Media and Communication, European Graduate School, Saas-Fee Switzerland

M.A. in Media Studies, The New School, New York City
Graduate Certificate in Media Management, The New School, New York City

B.A. in Communication and Media, SUNY New Paltz
A.S. in Communication and Media Arts, Dutchess County Community College

AWARDS:

2010 Excellence in Service Award, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences SUNY New Paltz

2010 (As Faculty Advisor) Pixie Award, Motion Graphics "Rollin, A Family Affair"  Documentary Produced in 'Seminar in Production'

2010 (Shared with students as Faculty Advisor) Broadcast Education Association Festival King Foundation Award (Student Category) "Patchwork" Documentary produced in 'Seminar in Production.'

2010 (Shared with students as Faculty Advisor) Broadcast Education Association Best Documentary (Student Category) "Over the Ropes" Documentary produced in 'Seminar in Production.'

2009 CINE Golden Eagle Award, A Horse Connection (Prod./Dir.)

2009 Telly Award, A Horse Connection (Prod./Dir.)

2009 InterMedia Silver Globe Award, World Media Festival--Hamburg, Germany (Prod./Dir.)

2007 Certificate of Merit for Cinematic Excellent, Rochester Film Festival for Orpheus X (Prod./Dir.)

2000 Certificate for Significant Scholarly Activity, Day of Presentation, SUNY New Paltz

1997 Certificate of Appreciation, Make a Difference Day, USA Weekend and Points of Light Foundation

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
New Paltz, as an environment, provides a strong interdisciplinary experience between the program majors. The faculty and staff are professional and courteous, and the students are truly engaged in today's media trends.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Popular arts and culture, converged mediated platforms in cyberspace, comic books, early cinema, citizen and activist journalism

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Film/Video
Co-Producer with InHolland University, The Netherlands-- Henry Hudson 400th Anniversary--Interactive Web television program developed by students and faculty in from SUNY New Paltz and InHolland.  tvents.nl

Producer/Director of original documentary A Horse Connection 2008
Producer/ Director of original narrative short Orpheus X 2007
Producer for Current TV piece, The Ousting of a Pro-Gay Mayor 2007

Radio
Producer for WAMC pieces on Mid-day Magazine
Producer of WAMC pieces for The Best of Our Knowledge

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Broadcast Education Association
National Communication Association
Hudson Valley Sciontists (Sherlockian Society)

RECENT ARTICLES and Publications:

Sovereignty in Singularity: Aporias in Ethics and Aesthetics (Book)

Various Articles: Batman-on-film.com/ onfilm.net

"Media in its Age of Convergence and Simulated Inter-activity" (conference paper)

"The Online Portfolio" presented at the Broadcast Education Association 2008

 


Donna Flayhan

Donna Flayhan, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Communication & Media

OFFICE LOCATION: Jacobson Faculty Tower 520 
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3511 
E-MAIL: flayhand@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT at SUNY New Paltz:
Media Research Methods
Media Ethics
Writing for Mult-Media
Introduction to Public Relations
Advanced Public Relations

EDUCATION: 
Ph.D. University of Iowa 1997,
MA University of Iowa 1994,
BA University of  New Hampshire 1990. 
Summa Cum Laude  1990
Phi Beta Kappa 1989

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
I joined the faculty at SUNY New Paltz in 2004 mainly because it is a public university with intelligent, interesting, and diverse student populations.  Also, since it is location in Hudson Valley less than two hours to  Manhattan where my research both in public health and media ecology are centered.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Public Health and Cultural Studies: Graduate studies began in 1990. Ph.D.from University of Iowa, worked on NIH funded multi-million dollarlongitudinal study on tobacco use and prevention, trained in public health work and public health campaigns--worked with medical school faculty, sociology faculty, and communication studies faculty in coordinated effort at interdisciplinary public health work on toxins and tobacco, public health information. In late 1990s, directed a grant funded inter-instutional project on low-level carbon monoxide awareness in Baltimore (medical education for medical professionals, sources and symptoms for general public). Also in late 1990s began work on Gulf War Syndrome public health campaign with peer-reviewed internationally publication for medical community along with public health awareness work on Gulf War Syndrome. Edgar Allan Poe and Carbon Monoxide Symptoms. CulturalStudies and Media Ecology 1990-Present.

Most interested nowadays in new communication technologies and social media transforming life on a global scale, and my work with those made sick by toxic exposures (such as 9/11, New Orleans, and the Gulf Wars).

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
New York State Communication Association
Media Ecology Association
Mobile Technologies and Public Health
Communication Quarterly
Union of Concerned Scientists
Center for Health, Justice, and the Environment
Council of Europe

RECENT BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS (Cultural Studies and Public Health)
“Early Medium Theory, or, Roots of Technological Determinism in NorthAmerican Communication Theory,” Ed Wachtel and Lance Strate, Editors,

The Legacy of McLuhan, Hampton Press, 2004 (pp. 235-244). (peer-reviewed article)

“Symptoms Described by Edgar Allan Poe in `The Fall of the House of Usher’,” 
identified by Donna Flayhan, table 10.1, p. 235 in A. Donnay’s “Carbon Monoxide
as Unrecognized Cause of Neurasthenia: A History,” Carbon Monoxide Toxicity, David G. Penny, Ed., New York: CRC Press, 2000.

RECENT ARTICLES, FILMS, INTERVIES, LECTURES, FORUMS:

“Post 9/11 Health Crisis: Reactions of the Whole Organism, Delayed Reaction of the Culture” Invited Presentation, Institute for General Semantics,  Lincoln Law Center, Fordham University Manhattan Campus, November 2008. http://www.generalsemantics.org/misc/2008akmlsymposium/2008_program.pdf

“Addressing the Health Crisis in the Toxic Wake of 9/11” Fordham University, Lincoln Law Center Manhattan Campus, April 2007.

“Social Justice Campaign Techniques in Public Health” Lecturer, Council of Europe’s All Different/All Equal Social Change Workshop, Warsaw, Poland. March, 2007.

The Toxic Clouds of 9/11; A Looming Health Disaster (2006).  Partial funded provided to filmmaker by Donna Flayhan’s Lower Manhattan Public Health Project. 

“This film is a must have in every public library” Library Journal Review, March 2007

9/11s Toxic Dust (September 10, 2007, A&E Network, Kurtis Productions).  Dr. Flayhan is interviewed as Public Health Expert for her work on the Lower Manhattan Public Health Project, Gulf War Syndrome, Sick Building Syndrome, and Toxic synergistic acceleration of disease states.

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news.aspx?date=08/23/07&id=20070823aande01

“Media Frames and Medical Matters Post-9/11 New York” CUNY Journalism Graduate School, Invited Lecture to medical journalism students, Manhattan, November 2007.

“Disasters and Public Health Policy: New York & New Orleans” Sullivan County Community College 9/11 Anniversary Forum, New York, September 11, 2007.

“Don’t Panic, Don’t Tell: Disasters and Post-9/11 Public Health Policy in New York and New Orleans,” New York State Communication Association, Kerhonkson,  October, 2007.

“Monopolies of Knowledge and Post-9/11 Public Health,” Monterrey Institute for Technology, Mexico City, Mexico,  June 2007.

“Post-Traumatic Culture: Cell Phones and Death,” Monterrey Institute for Technology, Mexico City, Mexico,  June 2007.

“No Need for Caution: Mammals at Play,” Monterrey Institute for Technology, Mexico City, Mexico,  June 2007.

“The Toxic Aftermath of 9/11: An Emerging Health Crisis” SUNY New Paltz, June 2006


Anne Goding
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Anne Goding, MSC
Lecturer

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 37
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3435
E-MAIL: GodingA@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Public Speaking
Small Group Communication
Storytelling & Culture
Communication Among Cultures (online)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Anne Goding has taught at New Paltz since 2001. She is also academic advisor to many pre-major students in Communication & Media. In addition, she participates in the Scholars' Mentorship Program (SMP).

 


Professor Miller
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Bob Miller


OFFICE LOCATION: CSB49
OFFICE PHONE: 3462
E-MAIL: MillerR@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Media and Society

EDUCATION:
BA Tufts University (magna cum laude)
MA University of Iowa





Rob Miraldi

Robert Miraldi

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 48
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257 3460
E-MAIL: miraldir@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Mass Media Law
Press in America
Muckraking Journalism
Public Affairs Reporting
Journalism 1.

EDUCATION:
B.A. Political science, SUNY Oneonta, 1972;
M.S. Journalism, Boston University, 1974;
Ph.D. American Studies, NYU, 1985.

AWARDS:
"I have won numerous awards including, Frank Luther Mott Book Award, best journalism-mass communication book in America, 2003; Second Prize, Column writing in New York State, Associated Press, 1999; First prize, Distinguished column writing, New York Newspaper Publishers Association, 1998; Runner-up Finalist, Scripps-Howard National Journalism Awards, Edward Willis Scripps Award for the First Amendment, 1996; Honorable Mention, Intellectual Freedom Award, New York State Library Association, 1996; Runner-up Finalist, Scripps-Howard National Journalism Awards, Edward Willis Scripps Award for the First Amendment, 1994; John Peter Zenger Award, New York State Bar Association, Best commentary on legal issues in New York State, 1994; John Peter Zenger Award, New York State Bar Association, Best commentary on legal issues in New York State, 1993; Fulbright Scholar, Royal University at Utrecht, the Netherlands for Spring 1991; Fellowship, Outstanding Journalism Educators, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, May 1989."

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
"I came to New Paltz in 1982 because it was in a beautiful region of the state near to my family in New York City. Journalism was a growing program that needed a young energetic professor to help guide its growth. And, moreover, I was a SUNY graduate and I felt that I was coming home to students I knew and could relate to. I am happy to be at a good college, teaching class I love, in a beautiful area, to students who I can still relate to."

RESEARCH INTERESTS: I have been a journalist and an author of books about journalism's history and its role and place. I am currently editing a book of war correspondence of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and I am also writing a biography of American's most famous investigative journalist.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
"I worked for nearly as a decade as a reporter, editor, and investigative reporter for the Staten Island Advance, a daily newspaper in New York city. I have written extensively for magazines and wrote for eight years a newspaper column about freedom of speech."

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
"I have been actively involved with the Association for Education in Journalism, the America Journalism Historians Association and the Investigative Reporters and Edtiors."

RECENT BOOKS OR RECENT BOOK CHAPTERS:
"My most recent book came out in 2004 and was named the best biography in journalism and mass communication in the country. I edited an anthology in 2005 that collected the best writing of author and journalist Roger Kahn."

RECENT CREATIVE WORK:
"I am currently completing another anthology, this one of a famous former New York Times war correspondent. I have completed a large portion of a biography of the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Seymour Hersh."


Professor Munz

Elizabeth Munz


OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 64
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3944
E-MAIL: munze@newpaltz.edu
WEB PAGE: faculty.newpaltz.edu/elizabethmunz

COURSES TAUGHT:
Interpersonal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Conflict Management
Seminar in Interpersonal Communication

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Purdue University
M.A. Purdue University
B.A. University of Richmond

AWARDS:
Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award
Bruce Kendall Award for Excellence in Teaching
K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
Top Paper Award (2009). International Communication Association's Garrison Award for top applied paper in the Interpersonal Communication Division
Edward V. and Mary E. McAllister Fellowship through the Purdue University Center for Families


WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?
I chose New Paltz for the opportunity to engage bright students while living and working in a majestic, four-season location.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Interpersonal communication
Family communication
Parent-child interaction
Kindergarten transition
Parenting education
Child maltreatment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Assistant Course Director - Fundamentals of Speech Communication - Purdue University
Parenting Class Instructor - Community & Family Resource Center - Lafayette, IN
Peace Corps Volunteer - Suriname, South America

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
National Communication Association
International Communication Association
Eastern Communication Association
International Association for Relationship Research

RECENT ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS:
Munz, E.A., Wilson, S.R., & D'Enbeau, S. (in press). The Reach of Child Abuse Potential: Its Relationship With Features of Parenting at Home. Journal of Family Communication
Wilson, S.R., Roberts, F.R., & Munz, E.A. (2010). Mother-child play: Collaboration or power struggle? In K. Galvin (Ed.), Making connections: Readings in relational communication (5th ed.). Cary, NC: Roxbury/Oxford University Press.
McCullough, J.D., Munz, E., & Bodie, G.D. (2010). Now you're speaking my language: Teaching students to translate scholarly research into lay vernacular. Listening Education, 2, 20-26.


Jerry Persaud
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Elarick J. Persaud
Associate Chair

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 42
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-2631
E-MAIL: persaude@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Communication and Dissenting Voices
Communication Among Cultures
Interpersonal Communication Seminar
Hip Hop Video Analysis
Diversity in Media
Introduction to Criticism
Media and Society
Public Speaking

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. York University
M.A., Sociology, York University
B.A. (Combined Honors) in Sociology and Political Science

AWARDS
John O'Neill Award for Teaching Excellence, York University

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Popular Culture, Critical Mass Communication, Cultural Studies, Theory, The Body, Criminology/Crime, Race and Ethnicity

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association


Lynn Spangler
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Lynn Spangler

OFFICE LOCATION: JFT 608
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3551
FAX: (845) 257-3693
E-MAIL: spanglel@newpaltz.edu

COURSES TAUGHT:
Aesthetics & Criticism of Television
and other media courses

EDUCATION:
Wayne State University; Ph.D. in Mass Communications

AWARDS:
Telly (3)

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?
The students are delightful, as is the location.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Television criticism, media effects, documentary production

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Independent video documentary production
Teaching college since 1976

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
BEA, NCA

RECENT WORK:
John Burroughs: A Naturalist in the Industrial Age (2007 educational video documentary)
Television Women from Lucy to Friends: Fifty Years of Sitcoms and Feminism (2003 book)
The Life and Legend of Sojourner Truth (2001 television documentary)


Pat Sullivan
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Patricia A. Sullivan
Professor and Department Chair

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 50
OFFICE PHONE: (845) 257-3456
E-MAIL: Sullivap@newpaltz.edu

WEB PAGE: www.newpaltz.edu/~sullivap

COURSES TAUGHT:
Theories of Persuasion
Political Communication
Communication and Gender
Contemporary Communication Seminar
Communication and Dissenting Voices
Argumentation

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. University of Iowa (Rhetorical Studies)
B.A. Marquette University (Communication and English)

AWARDS:
Article Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, & Gender (Fall 2000) The Zoe Baird Spectacle: Silences, Sins, and Status. With Lynn H. Turner. The Western Journal of Communication, 1999, 63(4), 413-432.

Book Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, & Gender (Fall 1997) From the Margins to the Center: Contemporary Women and Political Communication. With Lynn H. Turner, Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.

Article Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, & Gender (Fall 1996) A Relational Approach to Moral Decision Making: The Majority Opinion in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. With Steven R. Goldzwig. The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1995, 81 (2), 167 190.

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
"I love having the opportunity to conduct research and teach Communication in a Liberal Arts context. "

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Gender, race, and class in political rhetoric; political apologies; new social movements; political ethics

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
National Communication Association Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Eastern Communication Association

RECENT BOOKS OR RECENT BOOK CHAPTERS
Robert Francis Kennedy (pp. 238-247). With Steven R. Goldzwig. In American Voices: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Orators (Eds. Bernard K. Duffy and Richard W. Leeman). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

Ralph Nader (pp. 330-338). With Steven R. Goldzwig. In American Voices: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Orators (Eds. Bernard K. Duffy and Richard W. Leeman). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

New Approaches to Rhetoric. Collection of essays co-edited with Steven R. Goldzwig. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2004.

Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes and ‘Tis: A Memoir: American Autobiographical Traditions and Narrative Constructions Of Whiteness (pp. 267-291). With Steven R. Goldzwig. In New Approaches to Rhetoric (Eds. Patricia A. Sullivan & Steven R. Goldzwig). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2004.

Seven Lessons from President Clinton's Race Initiative: A Post-Mortem on the Politics of Desire (pp.143-171). With Steven R. Goldzwig. In The Clinton Presidency: A Communication Perspective.(Ed. Robert E. Denton, Jr.). Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.

Electronic Democracy, Virtual Politics, and Local Communities (pp. 51-73). With Steven R. Goldzwig. In Political Communication Ethics: An Oxymoron? (Ed.Robert E. Denton, Jr.). Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000.

RECENT ARTICLES:
Narrative and Counternarrative in Mediated Coverage of Milwaukee Alderman Michael McGee. With Steven R. Goldzwig. The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 2000, 86 (2), 215-231.


Jason Wrench
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Jason Wrench

OFFICE LOCATION: CSB 33
OFFICE PHONE: 845-257-3499
E-MAIL: wrenchj@newpaltz.edu
WEB PAGE: www.JasonSWrench.com

COURSES TAUGHT:
CMM 102 – Introduction to Communication Studies
CMM 354 – Communication Research Methods
CMM 360 – Organizational Communication 1
CMM 393 – Instructional Training & Development
CMM 399 – Leadership and Communication
CMM 454 – Organizational Communication Seminar

EDUCATION:
Doctor of Education, Curriculum and Instruction and Communication Studies, 2002
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Masters of Arts Degree, Communication Studies, 1999
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Bachelors of General Studies, Emphasis in Family Communication, 1997
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

AWARDS:
2007- Eastern Communication Association Director of Marketing

2005-2008 Ohio Communication Journal, Editor

2005 Instructional Communication Interest Group Chair, ECA

2002   Phi Kappa Phi Inductee

2002   Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award – International Communication Association’s Instructional Division Award

WHY SUNY NEW PALTZ?:
I came to SUNY New Paltz because of its amazing location and the diversity of both the student body and the teaching faculty.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Dr. Wrench specializes in workplace learning and performance, or the intersection of instructional communication and organizational communication. His varied research interests include communibiology, computer-mediated communication, empirical research methods, humor, risk/crisis communication, and supervisor-subordinate interactions.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Society for Training and Development
e-Learning Guild
Eastern Communication
National Communication Association
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
Union Internationale de la Marionnette
Puppeteers of America

RECENT BOOKS OR RECENT BOOK CHAPTERS
Wrench, J. S., Jowi, D., & Goodboy, A. (in press). The directory of communication related mental measures. Washington, DC: National Communication Association.

Wrench, J. S., McCroskey, J. C., & Richmond, V. P. (2008). Human communication in everyday life: Explanations and applications. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Wrench, J. S., Thomas-Maddox, C., Richmond, V. P., & McCroskey, J. C. (2008). Quantitative methods for communication researchers: A hands on approach.  New York: Oxford University Press.

McCroskey, J. C., Wrench, J. S., & Richmond, V. P.,  (2003). Principles of public speaking. Indianapolis, IN: The College Network.

Wrench, J. S. (2001). Intercultural communication: Power in context. Acton, MA: Tapestry Press.

Richmond, V. P., Wrench, J. S., Gorham, J. (2001). Communication, affect, and learning in the classroom. Acton, MA: Tapestry Press.

RECENT ARTICLES:
Wrench, J. S. (in press). Development and validity testing of the Risk Communicator Style Scale. Human Communication.

Wrench, J. S., Brogan, S. M., McCroskey, J. C., & Jowi, D. (2008). The relationships among social phobia, communication apprehension, and willingness to communicate. Human Communication, 11, 409-430.

Wrench, J. S., McCroskey, J. C., Berletch, N., Powley, C., & Wehr, A. (2008). Organizational coaching as instructional communication. Human Communication, 11, 279-292

Wrench, J. S., & Knapp, J. L. (2008). The effects of body image perceptions and sociocommunicative orientations on self-esteem, depression, and identification and involvement in the gay community. Journal of Homosexuality, 55, 471-503.
Punyanunt-Carter, N. M., &

Wrench, J. S. (2008). Advisor-advisee communication three: Graduate students’ perceptions of verbal aggression, credibility, and conflict styles in the advising relationship. Education, 128, 579-587.

Punyanunt-Carter, N. M., Wrench, J. C., Corrigan, M. W., & McCroskey, J. C. (2008). An examination of reliability and validity of the Religious Communication Apprehension Scale. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 37, 1-15.

Wrench, J. S., & Punyanunt-Carter, N. M. (2008). The influence of graduate advisor use of interpersonal humor on graduate students. The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Journal, 28, 54-72.

Wrench, J. S., & Punyanunt-Carter, N. M. (2007). The relationship between computer-mediated-communication competence, apprehension, self-efficacy, perceived confidence, and social presence. Southern Journal of Communication, 72, 355-378.

Wrench, J. S., Millhouse, B., & Sharp, D. (2007). Laughing before takeoff: Humor, sex, and the preflight safety briefing. Human Communication, 10, 381-399.

Porter, H., Wrench, J. S., & Hoskinson, C. (2007). Superior/subordinate relationships: Understanding the effects of a supervisor’s temperament on employee motivation, job satisfaction, perception’s of a superior’s socio-communicative style, and superior’s level of approachability. Communication Quarterly, 55, 129-153.

Wrench, J. S. (2007). The influence of perceived risk knowledge on risk communication. Communication Research Reports, 24, 63-70.

Wrench, J. S., Fiore, A., & Charbonnette-Jordan, C. (2007). The impact of crisis communication on levels of acute-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. Journal of the Wisconsin Communication Association, 26, 30-45.