Organizational Communication

Professors in the interdisciplinary major in

Organizational Communication

     
These faculty members teach, advise, coordinate community partnerships and service
learning activities, and/or research issues in Organizational Communication.

Dr. Mary Beth Asbury
Office: 342 Jones Hall
Mailbox: 205 BDA
Email: MaryBeth.Asbury@mtsu.edu
 

Courses taught:
ORCO 3240 Intro to Org Com 
ORCO 3500 Strategic Com
in Organizations
ORCO 4000 Topics: Health Campaigns
ORCO 4210 Applied
Organizational Projects
ORCO 4220 Internships 
ORCO 4450 Directed Study
in Org Com
COMM 3340 Interview Communication 
Other interests:
Communication and Identity,
Health Information Campaigns,
Interviewing and Professional Communication

Dr. Janet K. McCormick
Office: 344 Jones Hall
Mailbox: 205 BDA

Email: Janet.McCormick@mtsu.edu
Courses taught
:
ORCO 3450 Women, Leadership, and Communication
 
ORCO 3500 Strategic Com
in Organizations
ORCO 4200 M
ultinational Organizations
ORCO 4210 Applied
Organizational Projects
ORCO 4220 Internships
ORCO 4450 Directed Study
in Org Com
ORCO 4500 Senior Capstone
ORCO/COMM 3340 Interview Com
COMM 3220 Small Group Communication 
Other interests:
Training and Development,
Consulting, Teamwork,
Interviewing,
International Organizations,
IABC and BPW Liaison

Dr. Sharon S. Smith
Office: 346 Jones Hall
Mailbox: 205 BDA

Email: Sharon.Smith@mtsu.edu  
Courses taught :
ORCO 3240 Intro to Org Com
ORCO 3250 Org Com
in Communities
ORCO 3650 Conflict and Organizations
ORCO 3750 Org Com Analysis
ORCO 4210 Applied Organizational Projects
ORCO 4220 Internships 
ORCO 4450 Directed Study
in Org Com
Other interests:
Nonprofit Organizations,
Conference and Event Planning,
Fundraising and Volunteer Management,
Employee Communication

     

Dr. Kaylene Gebert
Courses taught :
ORCO 3240 Intro to Org Com
ORCO 3500 Strategic Com in Organizations
ORCO 3650 Conflict and Organizations 
Other interests:
Administrative Leadership,
Student Affairs,
Performance Studies,
Crisis Communication

Dr. Yang Kim
Courses taught :
ORCO 4200 Multinational Organizations
COMM 3220 Small Group Com 
Other interests:
Diversity in Organizations,
Intercultural Communication

Ms. Lori Kissinger
Course taught :
ORCO 3250 Org Com in Communities
Other interests:
Arts Organizations,
Fundraising,
Community Involvement, Conference Planning,
Nonprofit Organizations,
VSA State Director

     

Ms. Debra S. Boyd
Courses taught :
ORCO 3240 Intro to Org Com
ORCO 3250 Org Com in Communities  
Other interests:
Arts Organizations,
Nonprofit Organizations,
Performance Studies

Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Courses taught :
ORCO 3240 Intro to Org Com
ORCO/COMM 3340 Interview Com
COMM 2300 Interpersonal Com
COMM 3220 Small Group Com 
Other interests:
Employee Socialization Processes, Teamwork,
Health Promotion Campaigns

Dr. Xiaowei Shi
Courses taught :
ORCO 3500 Strategic Com in Organizations
COMM 2300 Interpersonal Com
COMM 3300 Com Theory in Films 
Other interests:
Supervisory Communication
Relationship Communication

 

     


Faculty participate in a panel presentation at Tennessee Communication Association (TCA) in Murfreesboro.

 

Dr. Linda Seward
Courses taught :
COMM 2300 Interpersonal Com
COMM 3300 Com Theory in Films 
Other interests:
Intercultural Communication, Persuasion

Dr. Jessica Wilson-Kratzer
Course taught :
COMM 3220 Small Group Com
Other interests:
Interpersonal Communication,
 Gender Communication,
Sexual Communication
 

Dr. Andrew Dix
Course taught:
COMM 2300 Interpersonal Com
Other interests:
Training, Interviewing,
Humor

 

     

 



 

Dr. Pierre Vincent
Course taught:
ORCO 3340 Interview Com
Other interests:
Argumentation (especially for attorneys),
Public Speaking

Ms. Bethany Hoppe
Course taught :
COMM 3220 Small Group Com
Other interests:
Performance Studies,
Women and Gender Studies

Ms. Lori Stephens
Course taught:
ORCO 3650 Conflict and Organizations
Other interests:
Women and Gender Studies

     

 Dr. Jennifer Jackson
Course taught:
COMM 3300 Com Theory in Films
Other interests:
Political Com