Dr. DeAnne Priddis

Assistant Professor

Dr. DeAnne Priddis
615-904-8033
Room 257 , Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2015)
  • MS, University of Wisconsin-Stout (2006)
  • BLIS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2004)

Areas of Expertise

  • Conflict - Interpersonal and Organizational
  • Intergenerational Communication
  • Training & Development
  • Tennessee Supreme Court (TSC) Rule 31 Mediator

Biography

 

 

Publications

Priddis, D. (2020).  “Don’t Talk, Don’t Feel, Don’t Trust” and Family Systems Theory. In S. S. LeBlanc (Ed.). Going Behind Closed Doors: Case Studies in Family Communication. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Nicolini, K. M., Priddis, D. (2019). Effectively integrating group techniques to develop communication proficiency. In J. D. Wallace & D. Becker (Eds.), Handbook of Communication Training: A framework ...

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Priddis, D. (2020).  “Don’t Talk, Don’t Feel, Don’t Trust” and Family Systems Theory. In S. S. LeBlanc (Ed.). Going Behind Closed Doors: Case Studies in Family Communication. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Nicolini, K. M., Priddis, D. (2019). Effectively integrating group techniques to develop communication proficiency. In J. D. Wallace & D. Becker (Eds.), Handbook of Communication Training: A framework for Assessing and Developing Competence, pp. 388-400. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Priddis, D. & Nicolini, K. M. (2018). Evaluating the fluidity of work-life balance. In Anderson, D. L. (Ed.), Cases and Exercises in Organizational Development & Change. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Cramer, E., Rafferty, K. & Priddis, D.(2017). A qualitative application of problematic integration theory: Studying end-of-life conversations between spouses. SAGE Research Methods Cases. doi:10.4135/9781526403353

Burrell, N.& Priddis, D. (2017). Survey: Dichotomous Questions. In Allen, M. (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483381411.n602

Cole, A.W., Kim, S.Y., & Priddis, D. (2015). Examining the relationship between students’ perceptions of instruction communication of power online and student online course endorsement. Pennsylvania Communication Annual, 71, 11-36.

Rafferty, K.A., Cramer, E.M., & Priddis, D.(2014).Managing end-of-life uncertainty: Applying problematic integration theory to spousal communication about death and dying. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. doi: 1049909114550675

Rafferty, K.A., Cramer, E.M., Priddis, D., & Allen, M.(2014). Talking about end-of-life preferences in marriage: Applying the theory of motivated information management. Health Communication. 30:4, 409-418, doi: 10.1080/10410236.2014.889555

 

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Presentations

Priddis, D. (2019, March). Photovoice Project: The Role of Conflict in the Life of College Students. Project presented at Scholar’s Day at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.

Waite, L. A., Smartt Lynch, D. D., Burk, J. E., Golinski, R., Priddis, D., Becker, D.  (2018, November). Game changer: From ha-ha to ah-ha!Panel presented at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

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Priddis, D. (2019, March). Photovoice Project: The Role of Conflict in the Life of College Students. Project presented at Scholar’s Day at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.

Waite, L. A., Smartt Lynch, D. D., Burk, J. E., Golinski, R., Priddis, D., Becker, D.  (2018, November). Game changer: From ha-ha to ah-ha!Panel presented at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Training & Development Division Top Panel.

Burk, J. E., Patton, G. H., Stephens, K. K., Fahs, M. L., Priddis, D., Charoensap-Kelly, P., Engstrom, C. L., Clemons, C., Forst, M., & Arteburn Adame, E. (2018, November). Building our future: An interactive debate about the future of the training and development division.Panel presented at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Priddis, D., Riforgiate, S. E., Ellingson, L. L., Wenzel Egan, K. A., Sandoval, J., & Russell, L. D. (2018, November). Pedagogy at play: Viewing teaching through the lens of crystallization to foster creativity, experimentation, and learning.Panel presented at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Priddis, D.& Nicolini, K. (2018, April). Differentiating between a great conference and a blah conference: Tips for getting the most out of your CSCA convention. Workshop conducted at Central States Communication Association (CSCA) Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Priddis, D., Gray, D., & Winton, D. (2018, January). Develop Your Video Brand. Workshop conducted at MTSU with MTSU Film Guild. 27 January, 2018. We presented a workshop on how to create an elevator speech, coached participants in preparation for recording video with the MTSU Film Guild, and followed up with participants. The workshop was six hours, and all proceeds went to the MTSU Film Guild for fundraising efforts. See https://youtu.be/m4IblFYFsuofor more information.

Stafford, J. L., Park, C. H., Wrench. J. S., Gigliotti, R., Mahady, E. T., Marshall-Mike, D., Scroggin, K., Rainer, K. A., & Priddis, D.(2017, November). Contemporary leadership & conflict management: An integration of research and practice in training &development.Preconference 3.5-hour workshop conducted at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Dallas, TX.

Priddis, D.  & Nicolini, K.  (2017, March). Creating a dynamic conference experience: Getting the most out of your CSCA conference. Workshop conducted at the Central States Communication Association (CSCA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Priddis, D. (2017, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, stigma, grieving, & support (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop will be presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

Priddis, D.(2016, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, & enabling (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop will be presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

Priddis, D. (2015, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, & enabling (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop will be presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

Pichette, P., & Priddis, D. (2014, June). Enabling: Helping or harming? (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop will be presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

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Research / Scholarly Activity

Conflict in Communication:

  • End-of-Life Discussions
  • Addiction in Families

Training & Development

Work-Life Balance

Special Projects

Priddis, D. (2019, June). Exploring silenced and stigmatized grief in the addicted family system(11.5 hour track). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.  

Priddis, D. (2019, May). Interpreting Communication Styles.Workshop was presented at the MTSU ASCE Professional Development Day, Murfreesboro, TN.  

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Priddis, D. (2019, June). Exploring silenced and stigmatized grief in the addicted family system(11.5 hour track). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.  

Priddis, D. (2019, May). Interpreting Communication Styles.Workshop was presented at the MTSU ASCE Professional Development Day, Murfreesboro, TN.  

Priddis, D. & Nicolini, K. (2019, April).Creating dialogue for getting the most out of your CSCA Convention. Workshop was conducted at Central States Communication Association (CSCA) Conference, Omaha, NE.  

Priddis, D. & Nicolini, K. (2018, April).Differentiating between a great conference and a blah conference: Tips for getting the most out of your CSCA convention. Workshop was conducted at Central States Communication Association (CSCA) Conference, Milwaukee, WI.  

Priddis, D., Gray, D., & Winton, D. (2018, January). Develop Your Video Brand. Workshop conducted at MTSU with MTSU Film Guild. 27 January, 2018. We presented a workshop on how to create an elevator speech, coached participants in preparation for recording video with the MTSU Film Guild, and followed up with participants. The workshop was six hours, and all proceeds went to the MTSU Film Guild for fundraising efforts. See https://youtu.be/m4IblFYFsuofor more information. 

Stafford, J. L., Park, C. H., Wrench. J. S., Gigliotti, R., Mahady, E. T., Marshall-Mike, D., Scroggin, K., Rainer, K. A., & Priddis, D. (2017, November). Contemporary leadership & conflict management: An integration of research and practice in training & development.Preconference 3.5-hour workshop conducted at National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Dallas, TX. 

Priddis, D.& Nicolini, K. (2017, March). Creating a dynamic conference experience: Getting the most out of your CSCA conference. Workshop conducted at Central States Communication Association (CSCA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.  

Priddis, D. (2017, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, stigma, grieving, & support (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI. 

Priddis, D. (2016, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, & enabling(4.5 hour workshop). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

Priddis, D. (2015, June). The addicted family system: Roles, rules, & enabling (4.5 hour workshop). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI. 

Pichette, P., & Priddis, D. (2014, June). Enabling: Helping or harming?(4.5 hour workshop). Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Menomonie, WI.

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Courses

Conflict in Communication*

Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication*

Interpersonal Communication*

Interview Communication*

Quantitative Research Methods in Communication*

Lying and Deception

Communication for Organizational Effectiveness

*Courses have EXL and MT Engage component (experiential learning)