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Kathleen Valde

Associate Professor
Organizational / Corporate Communication


(Ph.D., University of Iowa)
Specialty: Organizational Communication, Communication Theory, and Qualitative Methods.

Latest Publications

  • Allen, M., & Valde K. S. (2006). The Intersection of Methodological and Ethical Concerns When Researching a Gendered World. In D. J. Canary & K. Dindia (Eds.), Sex Differences and Similarities in Communication: Critical Essays and Empirical Investigations of Sex and Gender in Interaction, 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Henningsen, D. D., Valde, K. S. & Davies, E. Heuristic and systematic processes and the use of verbal and nonverbal cues in assessments of deception. Accepted for publication in Communication Quarterly.
  • Valde, K. S., & Fitch, K. L. (2004). Desire and sacrifice: Seeking compliance in designated driver talk. Western Journal of Communication, 68, 121-150.
  • Johannesen, R. L., Valde, K.S., & Whedbee, K. E. (2008).  Ethics in human communication, 6th ed.  Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press

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Mehdi Semati
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