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Deborah J. Borisoff

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication

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Scholarly interests include: gender and communication; conflict management; organizational communication; cross-cultural communication and listening. Coauthor or coeditor of ten published books including The Power to Communicate: Gender Differences as Barriers, Conflict Management: A Communication Approach, Listening in Everyday Life, Women and Men Communicating: Challenges and Changes, and numerous book chapters and journal articles. Named Distinguished Research Fellow and Distinguished Teaching Fellow by the Eastern Communication Association. Received New York University's Steinhardt School of Education Teaching Excellence Award. Awarded NYU's Distinguished Teaching Medal, 2004.

Programs

Media, Culture, and Communication

Our media studies programs train agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. Learn to analyze media and technology in its cultural, social, and global contexts.

Courses

Gender and Communication

This course explores the ways people create, maintain, and augment the meaning of gender, developing insight into understanding gender ideology and the media representation of gender. The course examines how ideas about gender shape our communication practices, and how our practices of communication produce gender.
Course #
MCC-UE 1700
Units
4
Term
Fall, Spring, Summer
Faculty

Professors

Deborah J. Borisoff , Lily Hope Chumley ,
Department

Studies in Organizational Communication

This course examines organization communication and the influences that create and define organizational climate. Topics include: diagnosing organizational cultures; the effects of gender, culture and race on organizational communication; communication and leadership; and organizational conflict.
Course #
MCC-GE 2140
Units
4
Term
Spring
Faculty

Professors

Deborah J. Borisoff ,
Department