Professor Valde

Associate Professor
Organizational/Corporate Communication


Ph.D., University of Iowa
Specialties: organizational communication, communication theory, and qualitative methods.

Latest Publications

  • Allen, M., and Valde K. S. (2006). The Intersection of Methodological and Ethical Concerns When Researching a Gendered World. In D. J. Canary and K. Dindia (Eds.), Sex Differences and Similarities in Communication: Critical Essays and Empirical Investigations of Sex and Gender in Interaction, 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Henningsen, D. D., Valde, K. S. and Davies, E. Heuristic and systematic processes and the use of verbal and nonverbal cues in assessments of deception. Accepted for publication in Communication Quarterly.
  • Valde, K. S., and Fitch, K. L. (2004). Desire and sacrifice: Seeking compliance in designated driver talk. Western Journal of Communication, 68, 121-150.
  • Johannesen, R. L., Valde, K.S., and Whedbee, K. E. (2008). Ethics in human communication, 6th ed. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press


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