Biography

Dr. Myers has been a faculty member in the department of Communication at Stonehill College since 2004. Prior to this position she served as Scholar-in-Residence at Emerson College’s department of Political and Organizational Communication from 2002-2004.

Dr. Myers' research interests culminate in the areas of Women, Communication, and the Law. As a result of her Fulbright Fellowship to China in Summer 2006 she has been investigating the intended and unintended consequences of China's One Child Policy. Past research includes Communication in Courtroom Contexts, particularly the restraining order courtroom where survivors of domestic assault seek court relief and legal protection.

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Denver
  • M.A., B.S., Emerson College

Accomplishments

  • Fulbright Fellow, China, Summer 2006
  • Article of the Year- Organization for Research on Women and Communication, 2005

Courses Taught

  • Leadership & Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Gender & Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Public Speaking

Publications

  • Myers, M., and Collier, M.J. (2005). Cultural ascriptions displayed by restraining order court representatives. Implicating patriarchy and cultural dominance. Women’s Studies in Communication, 28, 2, pp. 258-289. 
  • Myers, M., Boyle, N., and Crossin, K. (In-Press). Mission Possible: Service-Learning as the Key to Producing Graduates that “Think, Act, and Lead with Courage Toward the Creation of a More Just and Compassionate World.”

Presentations

  • Myers, M. (2007, April). Service-Learning: The Intersection of Communication Studies and Community. Eastern Communication Association. Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Myers, M. (2006, May). Co-constructing Identities in Qualitative Research Studies: Narratives as a Tool to Establish and Maintain Agency and Empowerment. Narratives Matter Conference, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Myers, M. (2005, Nov.). Empowering Healthier Identities in the U.S. Context: Battered Immigrant Latinas Lodge Legal Complaints. National Communication Association, Boston, MA.
  • Myers, M. (2005, April). Listening for Social Change. International Listening Association. Minneapolis, MN.