Department of Communication Lecture

The Department of Communication announces a public lecture by Dr. Patrice Buzzanell, Professor of Communication and W. Charles and Ann Redding Faculty Fellow at Purdue University, titled “Genesis of Career Capital: Young Children’s Discourse about Work and Careers in China, Lebanon, Belgium, and the United States.” The lecture will take place Thursday, Feb. 10 from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. in the Grace Allen Room, 4th Floor, USF Library.


Patrice M. Buzzanell is Professor and the W. Charles and Ann Redding Faculty Fellow in the Department of Communication at Purdue University. Her research centers on leadership, work-life issues, and careers, particularly gendered careers and those associated with science, technology, engineering, and math. She has delivered numerous keynote addresses and worked tirelessly toward creating institutional and associational research connections throughout the globe.

Among other books, Dr. Buzzanell has edited Rethinking Organizational and Managerial Communication from Feminist Perspectives. The former President of the International Communication Association and current President of the Council of Communication Associations, Dr. Buzzanell presented the 2010 Carroll Distinguished lecture at the NCA National Convention. The author of over 100 articles and book chapters, she has received numerous research, teaching, and mentoring awards including the NCA’s Francine Merritt Award for outstanding contributions to the lives of women in the field of communication. Dr. Buzzanell has been a visiting scholar at numerous institutions of higher education in Asia, Europe, and North America.