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Jonathan Dellinger

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 331

Degrees

PhD, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Expected May 2018)                                MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 2014
BA, East Asian Languages & Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 2008

Focus of Graduate Studies

Doctoral student focusing on intercultural communication, health communication, and conflict resolution.

Research Interests

My research centers on issues of intercultural and intergroup communication. My current research applies integrated and evolutionary theory to improving intergroup relations. Presently, I am second author in drafting a chapter for an upcoming textbook on Environmental Health Literacy, discussing the importance of culturally relevant messaging in risk assessment and communication. I have also done work with the Great Lakes Ojibwe tribe regarding the benefits of traditional dietary practices and I applied quantitative methodology to investigating relationships between culture and health choices as a MA student.

Teaching Interests and Experiences

Most recently I have developed online and face-to-face courses in intercultural communication, stressing the role of fundamental human cognition in intergroup conflicts. Previously, I taught nonverbal communication in an online format. I taught undergraduate public speaking for three years and middle-school English in Japan for three years. I have worked as a university writing center tutor for several years and a summer camp counselor and program director for over a decade.

Course Taught

Commun 350 – Intercultural Communication (Online and face-to-face)                                                Commun 320 – Nonverbal Communication (Online)                                                                                Commun 103 – Public Speaking

Relevant Activities

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2013-Present

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Health Sciences, Spring 2012

Recent Research

Dellinger, M. J., & Dellinger, J. B (in preparation). The use of traditional and culturally appropriate modalities. In S. Finn & L. O’Fallon [Eds.] Environmental Health Literacy. Springer.

Dellinger, J. B. (2017). Correlation: Spearman’s. In M. R. Allen (Ed). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. SAGE.

Dellinger, J. B. (2017). Ethical issues: International Research. In M. R. Allen (Ed). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. SAGE.

Dellinger, J. B. (2017). Replication. In M. R. Allen (Ed). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. SAGE.

Dellinger, J. B., & Kim, S. (2016, November). Collectivistic Diversity. Paper presented at the 102nd annual convention of the National Communication Association, International and Intercultural Communication Division, Philadelphia, PA.

Kim, S., Dellinger, J., Ahn, S., Cramer, E. M., Nicolini, K., Marks, L., Wagner, J. (2016, November). Diminishing cultural differences: Transitioning from cross- to inter-cultural communication. Paper presented at the 102nd annual convention of the National Communication Association, International and Intercultural Communication Division, Philadelphia, PA.

Dellinger, J. B., Uchida, M., & Dellinger, M. J (2016). Contrasting the Risks and Benefits of Japanese Fish Consumers with Native Americans: Considerations for Chronic Disease. Poster presentation for the 5th Conference on Prenatal Programming and Toxicity, Kita-Kyushu, Japan.