Communication

The Department of Communication's undergraduate and graduate academic programs embrace a common mission: to fortify the intellectual and social skills necessary for effective human communication. The focus is on oral, written, and mediated communication skills that are essential in both professional and personal lives.

Faculty

Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • David M. Beauchamp
  • Walter Franco
  • Mary Ann Gallo
  • Lisa Hunter-Mason
  • Brenda L. MacArthur
  • Michael Montecalvo
  • Dana Nolfe
  • Adam Olenn
  • Todd Stewart
  • Alyce Viens
Berkos, Kristen

Kristen M. Berkos

Associate Professor, Communication
Faculty Suite H, Room 2206
kberkos@bryant.edu
Ph D, Louisiana State University
MA, California State University, Long Beach
BA, California State University, Long Beach

Intrapersonal Communication, Imagined Interactions, Gossip, Instructional Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Teacher Misbehaviors

  • American Association of Colleges and Universities
  • Eastern Communication Association
  • International Communication Association
  • National Communication Association
  • Western States Communication Association
  • 2018, Summer Research Stipend
  • 2018, Sabbatical
  • 2015, Merit Award for Service
  • 2012, Teachers on Teaching Honoree
  • 2010, Merit Award for Service
  • 2007, Merit Award for Research
  • 2004, Merit Award for Teaching Excellence

Bach, B., Backlund, P., Ball, T., Bodary, D., Bowman, J., Williams, K. M., Berkos, K., Drawing learning outcomes in communication into meaningful practice. , 2015.

Bach, B., Backlund, P., Ball, T., Bodary, D., Bowman, J., Williams, K. M., Berkos, K., What should a graduate with a communication degree know, understand, and be able to do? , National Communication Association, 2015.

Bach, B., Backlund, P., Ball, t., Bodary, D., Bowman, J., Williams, K. M., Berkos, K. M., The role of the communication discipline on campus and beyond. , National Communication Association, 2015.

Bach, B., Philip, B., Timothy, B., David, B., Jonathan, B., Williams, K. M., Berkos, K., College graduates have the knowledge and skills employers need. , National Communication Association, 2015.

Somerville, M., Berkos, K., Classroom connectedness and group projects with international, intercultural, and domestic students in the American classroom., Journal of International Students.

Berkos, K., Denham, J., Intimacy, Marital Satisfaction, and Third Party Imagined Interactions, Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, Sage, 2017.

Berkos, K., Imagined interactions as a deterrent to students' antisocial email requests, Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 2013.