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Debi Iba

Senior Instructor
Communication Studies
MOUS 303

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.

  • Nonverbal communication across cultures. Paper presented to the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Changes in eye contact and attraction scores relative to ostracism and dissent. Small Group Research.
  • 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

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