Joanne Mundorf

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Communication Studies
  • Phone: 401.874.4725
  • Email: jmundorf@uri.edu
  • Office Location: Davis Hall, Rm 206

Biography

Joanne Mundorf’s primary interests are intercultural communication, visual and mass media. She has taught intercultural, visual, interpersonal, persuasion, media, international business, and environmental communication courses; both face-to-face and online.

Recent activities include presentations at the ECA Conference in Boston about Hillary Clinton’s Beijing Speech on Women’s Rights, and Online Teaching strategies.

Research

Intercultural Communication, Visual Communication, Persuasion, Mass Media, and Environmental Communication

Education

  • M.A., University of Rhode Island, Communication Studies, 2003
  • M.A., University of Chicago, Art History, 1985
  • B.A., Indiana University, German and Art History, 1980

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Mundorf, J, Chen GM. (2006) Transculturation of Visual Signs: A Case Analysis of the Swastika, Intercultural Communication Studies, Special Issue. 33-47.

Book Chapters

Mundorf, N, Brownell, W, & Mundorf, J. (2006). Electronic Media and Older Adults. In R. Schulz, L. Noelker, R. L. Sprott, and K. Rockwood, Encyclopedia of Aging. New York: Springer Publishing.

Mundorf, N, Brownell, W, & Mundorf, J. (2006). Technology and Aging. Encyclopedia of Aging. In R. Schulz, L. Noelker, R. L. Sprott, and K. Rockwood, Encyclopedia of Aging. New York: Springer Publishing.

Mundorf, N., & Mundorf, J. (2003). Gender Socialization of Horror. In J. Bryant, D. Roskos-Ewoldsen, and J. Cantor, Communication and Emotion. Essays in Honor of Dolf Zillmann. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum Reports

Bryant, J., Mundorf, N., Mundorf, J., et al. (1995-2000). Effects of Viewing Allegra’s Window Gullah Gullah Island, and Blues Clues on Children. University of Alabama, 9 Reports detailing findings of long-term study

Mundorf, J. (1981). Edvard Munch. Earthly Chimera, Catalogue Entry, Smart Gallery, University of Chicago