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Deirdre D. Johnston, Ph.D.

Specialty Areas: Persuasion, Intercultural Communication, Intergroup Dialogue
Peace Studies, Global Communication

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 240. Intergroup Dialogue
  • COMM 340. Intergroup Dialogue Practicum
  • COMM 360. The Art & Science of Persuasion
  • COMM 371. Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 372. Gender Communication
  • COMM 395. Topics on Peace, Justice and Reconciliation
  • COMM 460. Communication Theory
  • COMM 480. Communication Honors Course on Cross-Cultural Happiness

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

Dr. Johnston's Curriculum Vitae