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Valeska Wittek Redmond

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media, 2014

Biography

Dr. Valeska Redmond was born and raised in Germany, where she studied translating at the Englisches Institut in Heidelberg, Germany and developed her fluency in three additional languages (English, Spanish, and French).

The 2000-2001 academic year brought Dr. Redmond to Spain for intensive language study in Santander. While in Spain, she was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci fellowship by the European Commission to study in London, Great Britain and work as an IT research consultant for an international technology firm.

In 2002, Dr. Redmond moved to Raleigh, NC to obtain a Master of Science from the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University.

By 2005, she worked as the director of development and marketing for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County, Raleigh, NC. In this leadership role, Dr. Redmond designed and executed six successful annual campaigns yielding $6.5 million and supported a $12 million capital / endowment campaign, which led to the introduction of two new Boys & Girls Clubs in Wake County. During her six-year tenure, she competed against 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs and was awarded by Boys & Girls Clubs of America with three communication awards in the categories advertising, comprehensive marketing strategy, and publications.  

Dr. Redmond joined the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program in 2009 working as graduate teaching assistant at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC and as undergraduate teaching assistant at North Carolina State University.  

She has been an adjunct professor at William Peace University, Raleigh, NC since 2016, where she teaches upper level courses in public relations and communication research methods.

Dr. Redmond resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband Mark, their daughter Siboney, and their dog Archie.

Publications

Wittek*, V. (2008). Take stock of your assets: Assessing motivational experiences and behaviors of museum volunteers. Saarbrücken, Germany: Dr. Müller Verlag.

Redmond, V., Jameson, J., and Binder, A. (2016). How superior-subordinate relationship quality and conflict management styles influence an employee's use of upward dissent tactics. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 9(2), 158-176. doi: 10.1111/ncmr.12072

Redmond, V., (2016). Conflict communication at work: Conflict management styles and upward dissent tactics in the context of superior-subordinate relationship quality.  Saarbrücken, Germany: SVH Verlag.

*maiden name