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Name: Janice W. Anderson
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Communication

Expertise Keywords: Arab rhetoric, Conflict, cross-cultural communication, Culture, gender discrimination, gender politics, meeting management, negotiation, organizational change, persuasion, team work

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: In addition to my Ph.D., I have more than 20 years as an organizational consultant and change facilitator. I have survived a gender discrimination lawsuit that found its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. I am also one of the authors of the book, "Communication Skills for Surviving Conflicts at Work." The book received a rating of four and one half stars out of five from amazon.com. I teach undergraduate classes in negotiation, public speaking, organizational consulting and communication theory.

Currrent Research: Organizational shunning, gender and power in organizations, Saudi rhetorical responses to 9/11

Contact Information

Office Phone: 845-257-3463
E-mail Address: andersoj@newpaltz.edu
Home Phone: 845-564-1664

Other Information

Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
Assistant Professor

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Graduate student, Penn State University


Penn State University 1974 - 1984 Ph.D. 1984 Organizational Commmunication


National Employment Lawyers Association Courageous Client Award, 2001

Organizational Memberships

National Communication Association
Eastern Communication Association Publication


"Communication Skills for Surviving Conflicts at Work" Anderson, Foster-Kuehn, Mckinney

"The Role of the Marketplace Metaphor in Creating Gender Inequities," (Spring 1998) The New Jersey Journal of Communication

"A Comparison of Arab and American conceptions of 'effective' persuasion." In L.A. Samovar & R.E. Porter (eds.)

"Intercultural Communication: A reader" (8th ed.) Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co.

"On the razor' edge: Competing visions of organizational change." The Pennsylvania Speech Communication Annual, 43, 69 - 86

"A moving target: An analysis of Mobil's advocacy advertising campaign 1970 -- 1988." Speech Communication Annual, 5, 37 -- 57