Have taught various communication courses such as Organizational Communication, Intercultural Communication, Communication Research Methods, Interpersonal Communication, and Public Speaking.

Research interests are in conflict processes and management, organizational communication, and intercultural/international communication.

Research has been published in scholarly journals such as Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, International Journal of Conflict Management and Journal of Intercultural Communication Studies, and also appeared as scholarly texts in edited books.


  • B.A., Shanghai University of International Studies
  • M.A., The University of Missouri School of Journalism
  • Ph.D., The University of Kansas