Main Hall 509
610-436-2180, during office hours
Spring 2013 Tu 12:45-1:45; W 12-2pm, Th 8:15-9:15 and 12:45-1:45; other times by appt. Note: If you have an APSCUF concern contact Marie Cavacini at the APSCUF office (811 Roslyn Ave) for my schedule at that location (610-436-1064).
Dr. Lisa Millhous is a scholar of organizational communication with specialties in cross-cultural relations and small group dynamics. She regularly teaches courses that focus on communication challenges in the professional world, such as intercultural communication training, communication dynamics of event planning, communication in organizations, and business and professional speaking. She has conducted original research on Russian-American collaboration, student motivation, event evaluation.
Presently, I just completed a ground-breaking book chapter that considers the challenges of negative workplace relationships when cultural difference is a factor. I am also in the initial stages of data collection of a qualitative project that explores the challenges the GLBTQ faculty encounter when they pursue a career in Academe.
During Spring 2013 I am teaching Com 499 Communication Seminar on Event Planning and two sections of SPK 230 Business and Professional Communication.
Dr. Millhous holds a BA in International Studies from Macalester College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Speech-Communication from the University of Minnesota. She has extensive international experience in Asia, including India, Russia, and most recently in China and Japan. At WCU she teaches and advises for both Communication Studies and Women's Studies. She joined the faculty of West Chester University in 1999.