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An interview of Dr. Patrice M. Buzzanell.

Patrice M. Buzzanell is Professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University. Her research centers on leadership, work-life issues, and careers, particularly gendered careers and those associated with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Buzzanell has edited Rethinking Organizational and Managerial Communication From Feminist Perspectives (2000), Gender in Applied Communication Contexts (with H. Sterk and L.Turner) (2004), and Distinctive Qualities in Communication Research (with D. Carbaugh) (2010). Author of over 100 articles and chapters, she also has edited Management Communication Quarterly and has been President of the International Communication Association (ICA), Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG), and the Council of Communication Associations (CCA).

Buzzanell has received numerous teaching, research, and engagement awards, including the Violet Haas and Helen Schleman Gold Medal Awards from Purdue, the Teacher-Mentor Award from OSCLG, and the Francine Merritt Award from the National Communication Association (NCA) for work on behalf of women and students. Buzzanell was recently named the W. Charles and Ann Redding Faculty Fellow (2008-2010) and the ICA Fellow (2011) for her scholarship and service to the discipline.

She delivered NCA's Carroll Arnold Distinguished Lecture (2010), Seduction and Sustainability: The Politics of Feminist Communication and Career Scholarship. She has taught in Purdue's Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) for over a decade and serves on Purdue's NSF ADVANCE Leadership Team for institutional change. [China Media Report Overseas. 2012; 8(1): 4-6]

J. Z. Edmondson

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Author:Edmondson, J.Z.
Publication:China Media Report Overseas
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Date:Jan 1, 2012
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