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Randy Hirokawa's Curriculum Vitae

Educational and Professional History

Education

1977-1980
Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Washington (1980)
1975-1977
M.A., Speech Communication, University of Washington (1977)
1972-1975
B.A., (with honors), Speech, University of Hawai╩╗i at M─ünoa (1975)

Positions

  • Professor, Department of Communication, University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, January 2005- present.
  • Director, Health Professions Student Center, University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, January 2016 - present.
  • Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, January 2005 - January 2016
  • Department Executive Officer, Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, 1998-2004
  • Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, 1996-2004
  • Van Zelst Visiting Associate Professor, School of Speech, Northwestern University, 1993
  • Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, 1988-1995
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of Iowa, 1984-1988
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Communication & Theater Arts, University of Iowa, Summer 1983
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Speech Communication, The Pennsylvania State University, 1980-84

Honors and Awards

  • University of Washington Department of Communication Alumni Hall of Fame, 2006
  • Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa, 2004
  • CIC Academic Leadership Fellow, 2002-2003
  • Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award, University of Iowa, 1989
  • Riverfest Faculty Appreciation Award, University of Iowa, 1989
  • Curriculum Development Award, University of Iowa, 1988
  • Old Gold Summer Research Fellowship, 1985
  • Emerging Scholar Award, Speech Communication Association of Pennsylvania, 1982

Professional Organizations

National Communication Association (NCA)

  • Chair, Doctoral Education Committee
  • Chair, Group Communication Division
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Communication Research
  • Editorial Board, Communication Monographs
  • Committee On Minority Graduate Education
  • Legislative Council
  • Nominating Committee

Scholarship

Books

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Poole, M.S. (eds.) (1986) Communication and Group Decision-making­. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.
  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Poole, M.S. (eds) (1996) Communication and Group Decision-making­ , 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Hirokawa, R. Y., Cathcart, R., Samovar, L., & Henman, L. (Eds.) (2003). Small group communication: Theory and research . Los Angeles: Roxbury

Journal Articles

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., Daub, K., Lovell, E., Smith, S., Davis, A., & Beck, C. (2012). Using a human patient simulator to study the relationship between communication and nursing students' team performance. Journal of Nursing Education, 51 (X), 1-5.

  • Lowe, J. B., Baxter, L., Hirokawa, R. Y., Pearce, E., & Peterson, J. J. (2010). Description of a media campaign about alcohol use during pregnancy. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71(5), 739-741.

  • Yudko, E., Hirokawa, R. Y., & Chi, R. (2008). Attitudes, beliefs, and attendance in a hybrid course. Computers & Education, 50(4), 1217-1227.

  • Wittenbaum, G. M., Hollingshead, A. B., Paulus, P. B., Hirokawa, R. Y., Ancona, D. G., Peterson, R. S., Jehn-den Hartog, K. A., & Yoon, K. (2004). The functional perspective as a lens for understanding groups. Small Group Research, 35(1), 17-43.

  • Baxter, L. A., Hirokawa, R. Y., Lowe, J. B., Nathan, P., & Pearce, L. (2004). Dialogic voices in talk about drinking and pregnancy. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 32, 224-248.

  • Orlitzky, M., & Hirokawa, R. Y. (2001). To err is human; to correct for it divine: A meta-analysis of the functional theory of group decision-making effectiveness. Small Group Research, 32, 313-341.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., DeGooyer, D., & Valde, K. (2000). Using narratives to study task group efficacy. Small Group Research , 31 , 573-591.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Keyton J. (1995). Perceived facilitators and inhibitors of effectiveness in organizational work teams. Management Communication Quarterly, 8 , 424-446.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1994). Functional approaches to the study of group communication: Even good notions have their problems. Small Group Research, 25 , 542-550.

  • Salazar, A.J., Hirokawa, R.Y., Julian, K.M., Propp, K.M., & Leatham, G.B. (1994). In search true causes: Examination of the effect of group potential and group interaction on decision performance. Human Communication Research, 20 , 529-559.

  • Gouran, D.S., Hirokawa, R.Y., Julian, K.M., & Leatham, G.B. (1993) The evolution and current status of the functional perspective on communication in decision-making and problem-solving groups: A critical analysis. Communication Yearbook 16 , 589-612. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Rost, K. (1992) Effective Group Decision-Making in Organizations: Field Test of the Vigilant Interaction Theory', Management Communication Quarterly, 5 , 267-288.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Mickey, J., & Miura, S. (1991) Effects of Request Legitimacy on the Compliance-Gaining Tactics of Male and Female Managers', Communication Monographs, 58 , 421-436.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Kodama, R.M., & Harper, N.L. (1990) Persuasive Strategies Used By Female and Male Managers II: Examination of Managerial Power', Management Communication Quarterly, 4 , 30-49.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1990). The Role of Communication in Group Decision-making Efficacy: A Task Contingency Perspective', Small Group Research, 21 , 190-204.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Barge, J.K., Becker, S.L., & Sutherland, J.L. (1989) The Department Chair as Responsible Academic Leader: A Competency-Based Perspective',­ACA Bulletin, 67 , 8-19.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Johnston, D.D. (1989) Toward a General Theory of Group Decision-making: Development of an Integrated Model', Small Group Behavior, 20, 500-523.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Gouran, D.S. (1989) Facilitation of Group Communication: A Critique of Prior Research and Agenda for Future Research', Management Communication Quarterly, 3 , 71-92.

  • Barge, J.K., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1989) Toward a Communication Competency Model of Group Leadership', Small Group Behavior, 20 , 167-189. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Gouran, D.S., & Martz, A.E. (1989). Understanding the Sources of Faulty Group Decision-making: A Lesson from the Challenger Disaster', Small Group Behavior, 19 , 411-433.

  • DeStephen, R.L., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1988) Small Group Consensus: Stability of Group Support for Decision, Task Process and Group Relationships', Small Group Behavior, 19 , 227-239. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1988) Group Communication and Decision-Making Performance: A Continued Test of the Functional Perspective', Human Communication Research, 14 , 487-515.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Harper, N.L. (1988) A Comparison of Persuasive Strategies Used By Female and Male Managers', Communication Quarterly, 36 , 157-168.

  • Hirokawa. R.Y., Ice, R.J., & Cook, J. (1988). Preference for Procedural Order, Discussion Structure and Group Decision Performance', Communication Quarterly, 36 , 217-226.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1987) Why Informed Groups Make Faulty Decisions: An Investigation of Possible Interaction-Based Explanations', Small Group Behavior, 18 , 3-29.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Miyahara, A. (1986) A Comparison of Influence Strategies Utilized by Managers in American and Japanese Organizations', Communication Quarterly, 34, 250-265.

  • Gouran, D.S., Hirokawa, R.Y., & Martz, A.E. (1986) A Critical Analysis of Factors Related to Decisional Processes Involved in the Challenger Disaster', Central States Speech Journal, 37 , 119-135. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1985) Discussion Procedures and Decision-Making Performance: A Test of a Functional Perspective', Human Communication Research, 12 , 203-224.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1983) Group Communication and Problem-Solving Effectiveness II: An Investigation of Procedural Functions' _, Western Journal of Speech Communication, 47_ , 59-74.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1983) Group Communication and Problem-Solving Effectiveness: An Investigation of Group Phases', Human Communication Research, 9 , 291-305.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Pace, R.C. (1983) A Descriptive Investigation of the Possible Communication-Based Reasons for Effective and Ineffective Group Decision-Making', Communication Monographs, 50 , 63-379.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1982) Improving Intra-Organizational Communication: A Lesson From Japanese Management', Communication Quarterly, 30 , 35-40.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1982) Group Communication and Problem-Solving Effectiveness I: A Critical Review of Inconsistent Findings', Communication Quarterly, 30 , 134-141.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1982) Consensus Group Decision-Making, Quality of Decision, and Group Satisfaction: An Attempt to Sort Fact From Fiction', Central States Speech Journal , 33 , 407-415.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1980) A Comparative Analysis of Communication Patterns Within Effective and Ineffective Decision-Making Groups', Communication Monographs, 47, 312-321.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1979) Communication and the Managerial Function: Some Suggestions for Improving Organizational Communication', Communication, 8, 83-95.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1978) The Conceptualization of Satisfaction: A Critical Review of the Literature', Communication, 7, 93-103.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1976). The Effects of Cooperation and Competition on Group Productivity: An Examination of Contradictory Findings', Communication, 5, 150-169.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Klopf, D.W. (1975) High School Speech Activities', Speech Education, 3 , 106-119.

Book Chapters

  • Bonito, J. A., Wittenbaum, G. M., & Hirokawa, R. Y. (2009). Small group communication. In Stacks, D. W. & Salwen, M. B. An integrated approach to communication theory and research, 2nd Edition (pp. 348-369). Routledge.

  • Hollingshead, A. B., Wittenbaum, G. M., Paulus, P., Hirokawa, R., Ancona, D., Peterson, R., Jehn, K., and Yoon, K. (2005). A look at groups from the functional perspective. In M. S. Poole & A. B. Hollingshead (Eds.), Theories of Small Groups: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 21-62). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Gouran, D. S., & Hirokawa, R. Y. (2005). Facilitating communication in group decision-making. In S. Schuman (Ed.), The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation, pp. 351-360. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., & Wagner, A. E. (2003). Superior-subordinate influence in organizations. In J. Seiter and R. Gass (Eds.), Persuasion, social influence, and compliance gaining. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y. (2003). Communication and group decision-making effectiveness. In R. Hirokawa, R. Cathcart, L. Samovar, and L. Henman, Small group communication: Theory and research, pp. 125-133_._ Los Angeles: Roxbury.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., Clausson, K. M., & Dahlberg, J. (2003). Narrative analysis of group communication. In R. Hirokawa, R. Cathcart, L. Samovar, and L. Henman, Small group communication : Theory and research, pp. 267-274. Los Angeles: Roxbury.

  • Gouran, D. S., & Hirokawa, R. Y. (2003). Understanding group communication from a functional perspective. In R. Hirokawa, R. Cathcart, L. Samovar, and L. Henman (eds.), Small group communication: Theory and Research, pp. 27-38. Los Angeles: Roxbury.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., DeGooyer, D., & Valde, K. (2003). Characteristics of effective health care teams. In R. Hirokawa, R. Cathcart, L. Samovar, and L. Henman (eds.), Small group communication: Theory and research, pp. 148-157. Los Angeles: Roxbury.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y. (1999). A Rose Is A Rose By Any Other Name, But How Interdisciplinary Are Multi-professional Health Care Teams? In E. Swanson and R. J. Bulger (eds.), Redefining Education In Primary Care, Washington, DC: AAHC.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., & Salazar, A. J. (1999). Task-Group Communication and Decision-making Performance. In L. R. Frey, D. S. Gouran, & M. S. Poole (eds.), Handbook of Group Communication . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Salazar, A.J. (1997) An Integrated Approach to Communication and Group Decision Making. In L.R. Frey and J.K. Barge (eds.), ­Managing Group Life: Communication in Decision-making Groups , pp. 156-181. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Erbert, L., & Hurst, A. (1996). Communication and Group Decision-Making Effectiveness. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole (eds.), Communication and Group Decision-making­ , 2nd ed., pp. 269-300. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  • Gouran, D.S., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1996). Functional Theory and Communication in Decision-making and Problem-solving Groups. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole(eds.), Communication and Group Decision-making­ , 2nd ed., pp. 55-80. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  • Poole, M.S., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1996). Communication and Group Decision-making. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole (eds.) Communication and Group Decision-making , pp. 3-18. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  • Hirokawa, R. Y., Salazar, A. J., Erbert, L., & Ice, R. J. (1996). Small Group Communication. In M.B. Salwen and D.W. Stacks (eds.), An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research , pp. 359-382. Mahwah, NJ: LEA.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., Gouran, D.S., McGee, M.C., & Miller, L. (1994). Communication in Groups: Research Trends and Theoretical Perspectives. In F.L. Casmir (ed.), Building Communication Theories: A Socio/Cultural Approach, pp. 241-268. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1991). Communication and Group Decision-making Effectiveness. In R. Cathcart and L. Samovar (eds.), Small Group Communication , 6th ed., pp. 165-177. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1987). Considerations for the Use of Interaction Analysis in Group Communication Research. In C.H. Tardy (ed.), ­Handbook For Communication Research­ , pp. 229-245. New York: Ablex.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1987). Communication Within the Japanese Business Organization. In D.L. Kincaid (ed .), Communication Theory From Eastern and Western Perspectives , pp. 137-149. New York: Academic Press.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1987). The Role of Argumentation in Group Decision-making Efficacy. In J.W. Wenzel (ed.), Argument and Critical Practices , pp. 405-409. Annandale, VI: Speech Communication Association.

  • Poole, M.S., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1986). Communication and Group Decision-Making: A Critical Assessment. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole (eds.), Communication and Group Decision-Making , pp. 15-31. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Scheerhorn, D.R. (1986). Communication and Faulty Group Decision-Making. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole (eds.), Communication and Group Decision-Making , pp. 63-80. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

  • Gouran, D.S., & Hirokawa, R.Y. (1986). Counteractive Functions of Communication in Effective Group Decision-Making. In R.Y. Hirokawa and M.S. Poole (eds.), Communication and Group Decision-Making , pp. 81-90. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. (authors listed alphabetically)

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Scheerhorn, D.R. (1985). The Functions of Argumentation in Group Deliberation. In J.R. Cox, M.O. Sillars, and G.B. Walker (eds.), Argument and Social Practice , pp. 737-746. Annandale, VI: Speech Communication Association.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y. (1984). Does Consensus Really Result in Higher Quality Group Decisions? In G.M. Phillips and J.T. Wood (eds.), Emergent Issues in Human Decision-Making, pp. 40-49. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.

  • Hirokawa, R.Y., & Gouran, D.S. (1984). The Role of Communication in Decision-Making Groups: A Functional Perspective. In M. S. Mander (ed.), Communications in Transition , pp. 168-185. New York: Praeger. (authors listed alphabetically)

Lectures and Presentations

  • The Yin-Yang of Technology in Higher Education, Keynote Address, Technology and Communication Conference, Institute of Communication Studies, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (October, 2009).

  • Transcending Graduate Education, Keynote Address, University of Washington Department of Communication Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (October, 2008).

  • Perceived influences on health care team effectiveness: A narrative approach, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. (November 2004).

  • Perceived influences on work group effectiveness I: Finland vs. the U.S. School of Journalism and Communication, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. (October 2003).

  • Katz and Lazersfeld revisited: Implications for health campaign research. Global Health Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (April 2002).

  • Small group communication theory and research in the United States . Seven-part lecture series. Department of Communication Studies, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. (March 2002).

  • Differentiating multi-professional vs. interdisciplinary healthcare teams: A communication perspective. College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (February 2002).

  • Characteristics of effective healthcare teams: A narrative approach. College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (October 2001).

  • Commencement address. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (May 2001)

  • Tea leaves and entrails: One person's vision of the field of communication in the 21 st century. Department of Communication, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN. (March 2001).

  • The future of communication theory and research: Y2K guesses. School of Communication, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. (November 2000).

  • Avoiding camels when you really want horses: Characteristics of groups that work. Department of Communication, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. (October 2000).

  • From tiny pond to big ocean: Lessons learned from effective communication and group decision-making. B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture, Department of Communication, University of Utah, Salt lake City, Utah. (1999).

  • Using narratives to understand health care team effectiveness. Department of Communication, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. (1999).

  • Understanding the relationship between group interaction and group decision-making effectiveness: Why it's not all bad' isn't quite good enough. Thomas M. Scheidel Annual Faculty Lecture, Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. (1998)

  • The role of communication in group decision-making efficacy. College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (April 1996)

  • Multidisciplinary vs. interdisciplinary health care teams: Communication implications. National Institute for Science Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. (1996)

  • Narrative approach to studying group effectiveness. Department of Communication Arts & Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. (1996)

  • The role of communication in group decision-making efficacy: A functional perspective. Department of Communication Studies, Northern Iowa University, Cedar Falls, IA. (May 1995)

  • The scholarship of translation: Applying small group communication theory and research to the classroom , Speech Communication Association Spotlight Lecture, Chicago, IL. (1995)

  • Avoiding camels: Lessons learned in the facilitation of high-quality group decision making through effective discussion. Van Zelst Lecture, School of Speech, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. (1993)

  • Doing good communication research: Implications of the APA's amicus brief for Wade vs. Roe. Essential Curriculum Conference, Department of Communication, Hope College, Holland, MI. (Keynote Address) (1992)

  • Communication and group decision-making effectiveness: The functional perspective. Department of Speech Communication, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. (1992)

  • Ideas for rekindling interest in studying group communication. Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. (1991)

  • Unaddressed questions in the study of small group communication. Essential Curriculum Conference, Department of Communication, Hope College, Holland, MI. (Keynote address) (1991)

  • What do we know about the role of communication in group decision-making effectiveness? Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. (1990)

  • Communication and group decision-making effectiveness: What do we know. What don't we know? School of Interpersonal Communication, Ohio University, Athens, OH. (1990)

  • Effective group decision-making in organizations: Field test of the vigilant interaction theory. Center for Health Behavior Research, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO. (1989)

  • What do we know about communication and group decision-making efficacy. Department of Sociology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (April 1989)

  • Why all doctors need to be good communicators. M1 Class (Perspectives on Medicine), University of Iowa Medical School, Ioa City, IA. (March 1989)

  • Understanding group decision-making effectiveness from a functional perspective. Essential Curriculum Conference, Department of Communication, Hope College, Holland, MI. (Keynote Address) (1988)

  • Management vs. leadership: Implications for smal group communication research. Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. (1988)

  • Communication and group decision-making effectiveness: The functional perspective. Department of Communication Studies, Baylor University, Waco, TX. (1987)

  • Studying communication and group decision-making effectiveness from a functional perspective. Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. (1986)

  • Communication and group decision-making effectiveness. Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. (1985)

  • Studying communication and group decision-making effectiveness from a functional perspective. Department of Communication Arts & Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. (1982)

Teaching

Students Supervised @ University of Iowa

Ph.D Dissertations:

Kristin Charles, 20001
Carlos Aleman, 2000
Daniel DeGooyer (co-director with Leslie Baxter), 2000
Anthony P. Hurst (co-director with Leslie Baxter), 1999
Melissa W. Aleman, 1999
Michelle F. Simmons, 1998
Stasia Williams, 1997
John Oetzel, 1996
Geoff B. Leatham, 1994
Sarrina Shu-Chu Li, 1993
Mary E. Rohlfing, 1993
Jeanne Marie Cook, 1991
Kathleen M. Propp, 1991
Abran J. Salazar, 1991
Karen L. Dace, 1990
Dirk R. Scheerhorn, 1989
Richard J. Ice, II (co-director with Donovan J. Ochs), 1988

BA Honor Theses:

Dana Popish, 2003
Juliann Dahlberg, 2000
Katie Flock, 1999
Margaret Gerberi, 1994
Maria Van Gelder, 1990
Jennie Van Ginkel, 1990
Jeffrey Mickey, 1990
Rachel Kodama, 1989
Catherine Simmons, 1984

Teaching Assignments @ University of Hawaii at Hilo

Semester and Year Course Number & Title Students Enrolled

(Students responding)
Students comfortable interacting with/asking questions of instructor

1 = Strongly disagree

4 = Strongly agree
Instructor was able to explain concepts clearly Grading of exams and papers was fair Instructor facilitated learning of the subject Overall evaluation of this instructor

0 = F

4 = A
Overall how would you evaluate this course?

0 = F

4 = A
Fall 2007 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 50
(29)
3.65 3.72 3.79 3.75 3.78 3.64
Fall 2008 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 58
(24)
3.75 3.83 3.75 3.79 3.83 3.71
Fall 2009 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 69
(50)
3.62 3.72 3.56 3.73 3.70 3.74
Fall 2010 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 63
(56)
3.79 3.80 3.74 3.72 3.85 3.76
Spring 2011 IS 194 Disasters and Catastrophes 18
(17)
3.53 3.53 3.53 3.65 3.59 3.29
Fall 2011 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 116
(106)
3.76 3.84 3.80 3.79 3.87 3.70
Spring 2012 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 44
(41)
3.93 3.88 3.90 3.88 3.85 3.85
Fall 2012 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 99
(90)
3.72 3.80 3.72 3.76 3.85 3.73
Spring 2013 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 49
(45)
3.69 3.89 3.79 3.77 3.74 3.77
Fall 2013 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 81
(69)
3.73 3.75 3.77 3.77 3.74 3.62
Spring 2014 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 51
(49)
3.80 3.90 3.88 3.84 3.84 3.39
Fall 2014 COM 270 Intro to Theories of Human Com (3) 86
(47)
3.85 3.87 3.89 3.80 3.87 3.55

Service

University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo

  • Chair, Rose and Ray Tseng Distinguished Lecturer Series, 2015 - present
  • Member, University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Parking Committee, 2016
  • Chancellor's Scholarship Coordinator, 2015 - present
  • Chair, Athletics Director Screening Committee, 2015
  • Member, Baseball Head Coach Search Committee, 2014
  • Member, Softball Head Coach Search Committee, 2014
  • Chair, Public Information Specialist Search Committee, 2014
  • Chair, College of Business and Economics Dean Search Committee, 2012-13
  • Men' Basketball Head Coach Search Committee, 2013.
  • Faculty Athletic Representative, University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo, 2010-present
  • Gender Equity Committee, University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo, 2010-2013
  • Diversity Committee, University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo 2010-present
  • Long-Range Budge Planning Committee, University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo, 2008-present
  • Enrollment Management Implementation Team, University of Hawai╩╗i, Hilo, 2008-present
  • Chair, Taniguchi Innovation and Exellence Award Selection Committee, 2006-present
  • Member, Athletics Director Search Committee, UH Hilo, 2008-09
  • Chair, Chancellor's Committee on Faculty Diversity, UH Hilo, 2008
  • Chair, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Search Committee, UH Hilo, 2007
  • Member, College of Continuing Education and Community Service Dean Search Committee, UH Hilo, 2006
  • Member, College of Pharmacy Dean Search Committee, University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, 2005

University of Iowa

  • Executive Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, 2002-2004.
  • Self-Study Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, 2002-2003.
  • University Mediation Services, University of Iowa, 2002-2004 (certified January 2002)
  • Human Rights Committee, University of Iowa, 1998-2001 (co-chair, 2000-2001)
  • President's Ad Hoc Apparel Advisory Committee, University of Iowa, 2000-2001
  • Judicial Committee, University of Iowa, 1989-1992; 1998-2001
  • Board of Directors, Center for the Study of Group Processes, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, 1992-2004.
  • Member, Historical Perspectives Coordinating Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa
  • Review Committee, Latin American Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, 1996.
  • Committee D, ­Human Subjects Review Committee, University of Iowa, 1987-1990
  • Committee on Affirmative Action, 1988-1991
  • Faculty Assembly, University of Iowa, 1989-1992
  • Advisory Board, Integrated Health Professions Education Program, University of Iowa, 1997-1999.

Profession

  • Editor, Communication Studies, 1991-1994
  • Editorial Board, Small Group Research, 1990-1998
  • Editorial Board, Organization Science, 1991-1993
  • Editorial Board, Communication Monographs, 1996-2001
  • Editorial Board, Communication Studies, 1997-2005
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Communication Research, 2001-2005
  • Chair, NCA National Reputation Study of Departments, 2002-2003

Community

  • Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of Hilo, 2005-07
  • Board of Directors, Kuakahi Mediation Center, 2006-08
  • Board of Advisors, East Hawai╩╗i American Red Cross, 2007-present
  • Board of Directors, Hilo Meishoin Church, 2009-2013

Revised Jan 2016


  1. Winner of the 2001 Laura Crowell Dissertation-of-the-Year Award, Group Communication Division, National Communication Association ↩︎