Lisa Hanasono, Ph.D.


Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-3512 Fax: 419-372-0202
Address: 311 Kuhlin Center


My research focuses on the ways that people communicate and cope with prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes. I am particularly interested in (a) how people communicate their biases in online and offline contexts and (b) how supportive communication, institutional change, and community advocacy can address issues related to discrimination and coping. Embracing synergies among research, teaching, and service, I also examine how innovative pedagogies and community interventions can reduce prejudice and discrimination. My research has been published in journals, such as the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, Communication Quarterly, Communication Teacher, Human Communication Research, and Sex Roles.


Ph.D., Communication, Purdue University
M.A., Communication, Miami University
B.A., Communication and Psychology, Miami University


COMM 2010: Introduction to Communication Theory
COMM 2070: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 2090: Interpersonal Communication and Interviewing
COMM 3000: Communication Research Methods
COMM 3030: Persuasion
COMM 4440: Health Communication
COMM 4070: Relational Communication
MC 6530: Interpersonal Communication (Graduate Seminar)
MC 7610: Race and Communication (Graduate Seminar)
MC 7290: Communicating Asian American Identities (Graduate Seminar)