Debi Iba

Instructor II
Communication Studies
MOUS 309

d.iba@tcu.edu | 817-257-5676

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Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.S., Missouri State University
B.S., Missouri State University

Courses Taught

COMM 30173 – Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 30203 – Nonverbal Communication
COMM 30253 – Intercultural Communication
COMM 30263 – Gender and Communication
COMM 31223 – Persuasion in the Global Community (London)
COMM 30213 – Nonverbal Communication Across Cultures (Italy)

Areas of Focus

Gender & Communication. Nonverbal Communication. Study Abroad. Group Communication
Study Abroad related travel: Istanbul, Turkey; St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia; Rome and Florence, Italy; London, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

  1. Nonverbal communication across cultures. Paper presented to the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Changes in eye contact and attraction scores relative to ostracism and dissent. Small Group Research.
  3. Silencing contrary voices: A call for research on ostracism and dissent in classroom groups. Paper presented to the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Dean’s Nomination: Teaching Award

  1. Affiliated faculty, TCU Women and Gender Studies program
  2. National Communication Association
  3. Council on International Education Exchange, Faculty Development Alumni