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Deirdre D. Johnston, Ph.D.

Specialty Areas: Persuasion, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict, Mass Media Effects, and Motherhood Research

Dr. Johnston began her study of Communication at Drake University, where she acquired her BA in Journalism in 1983. Her MA in Communication was completed at the University of Texas in 1985, and she earned her Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Iowa in 1988.

Courses taught by Dr. Johnston include:

  • COMM 101. Introduction to the Communication Process
  • COMM 210. Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 280. Research Methods
  • COMM 360. The Art & Science of Persuasion
  • COMM 371. Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 372. Gender Communication
  • COMM 460. Communication Theory
  • COMM 480. Communication Honors

Recent publications by Dr. Johnston include: (click on title for link to full text version of article)

Dr. Johnston's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Johnston's Administrative Vitae