Angela M Hosek, Ph.D.
Public Speaking Course Director
Specializations: Instructional Communication, Intergroup Communication, Interpersonal/Family Communication, Training and Development
Schoonover Center 403
Angela M. Hosek (Ph.D., University of Nebraska- Lincoln) is an Associate Professor and COMS 1030 Course Director in the School of Communication Studies. Her research interests focus on investigating the extent to which social group categorization impacts relational functioning as people communicate to create, negotiated and express their identities. Overall, her research and teaching interests bring together the content areas of instructional communication, communication education, intergroup communication, interpersonal/family communication, and training and development. Her current research examines the ways in which teachers and students manage their social identities and privacy during interactions whether they are facilitated by face-to-face, out of class or through mediated forms of communication. Dr. Hosek has published in Communication Education, Communication Quarterly, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Journal of Social Media in Society, Basic Communication Course Annual, and the Sage Handbook of Family Communication.