Assistant ProfessorE-mail: Lisa Millhous, Ph.D.
Office: Wayne Hall 215
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.
Most recently, I was on sabbatical and collected data for a study analyzing the narratives that adults create when working with anxious youth. This project is on-going and looks pragmatically at how we can use conversations can help people feel less anxious.
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.