Fairfield University Communication faculty to share their cutting edge research on media, the workplace and more


Image: LibraryThree Fairfield University communication professors will present their most recent research into culture, interpersonal communication, the media and more at "Talk About Communication: Twenty-five Years of Communication at Fairfield University," a new, free lecture series to be held on campus. The public is welcome to the inaugural session, which will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library's Multimedia Room.

The event will feature the following three presentations:

  • David Gudelunas, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication, "Communication taboos: Media, culture, and sex"
  • Qin Zhang, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, "Psychological reactance and verbal defensiveness in the workplace: The effects of perceived face threat and interactional justice in supervisor requests"
  • Michael Pagano, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, "Getting interpersonal with simulation pedagogy: A collaborative approach"

The lecture series is funded by a grant from the Humanities Institute of Fairfield University's College of Arts and Sciences. A second evening of presentations will take place in Spring 2013.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on October 25, 2012

Vol. 45, No. 93