Faculty and Staff - Organizational Communication

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    Dr William J Kinsella

    Professor

    Biography

    Dr. Kinsella's research and teaching address the overlapping areas of organizational communication, environmental and energy communication, rhetoric of science and technology, and rhetoric of public policy. He views these areas through an interpretive perspective based in critical theory, phenomenology, rhetoric, and discourse studies. He earned a bachelor's degree in physics (Manhattan College), pursued graduate studies in astronomy and physics (New Mexico State University) and worked as a science educator before completing his master's and doctoral degrees in Communication at Rutgers University. During 2010 he was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar at the Institute for Nuclear Energy and Energy Systems, University of Stuttgart, Germany. His work on nuclear energy communication has encompassed the areas of nuclear fusion, environmental cleanup across the US nuclear weapons complex, and commercial nuclear energy in US and global contexts.

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    Dr Jessica Katz Jameson

    Associate Professor

    Biography

    Dr. Jameson's research examines conflict management within organizations with an emphasis on interpersonal conflict and third party intervention. Her research has focused on mediation and dispute system design with attention to the roles of identity and emotion in conflict transformation. Dr. Jameson teaches classes in organizational communication and conflict management. Her work appears in journals such as International Journal of Conflict Management, Negotiation Journal, and Western Journal of Communication as well as the Handbook of Conflict Communication (2013) and other edited volumes. Dr. Jameson is a mediator for the NC State University employee mediation program and serves as President of the International Association for Conflict Management (2016). She holds a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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    Dr James Kiwanuka-Tondo

    Associate Professor

    Biography

    Dr. James Kiwanuka-Tondo is an Associate Professor, Coordinator of the Public Relations program in the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University, and Director of International Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has taught numerous courses including Communication Research Methods, Communication Campaigns, Intercultural/International Communication, Public Relations Applications (PR Campaigns), Media Effects, Interpersonal Communication, Small Group Communication, and Feature Writing. Dr. Kiwanuka-Tondo received the award for Outstanding Graduate Teacher of the Year, Department of Communication, 2007/2008; the Advocacy Award for Promoting the Presence of African Americans at North Carolina State University 2007/2008; and the Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher  Spring 2007, Department of Communication, North Carolina State University. He also received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award 1999, from Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, University of Connecticut. He has been a principal investigator on several research grants and has authored several publications and conference papers. He is a Fellow of the Salzburg Seminar, and a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, as well as the British Commonwealth Technical Scholarship.