Dr. John C. Meyer
Dr. John C. Meyer
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Communication Studies
M.A., University of Kansas, Communication Studies
B.S., Phillips University, Mass Communication
CMS 312 Interviewing
CMS 320 Business and Professional Speaking
CMS 330 Small Group Communication
CMS 410 Organizational Communication I
CMS 420 Organizational Communication II
CMS 425 Communication and Conflict Resolution
CMS 450 Seminar on Communication and Organizational Culture
CMS 610 Problems in Organizational Communication
CMS 725 Seminar on Organizational Communication Cultures
CMS 745 Seminar on Humor and Communication Research
CMS 809 Seminar on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
HON 301 Prospectus Writing
Currently studying how humor in communication influences relationships, persuasion, and organizational culture; also exploring how children’s communication strategies in day care centers enact organizational and family values.
(2015). Understanding Humor through Communication: Why Be Funny, Anyway? Lanham, MD: Lexington.
(2003). Kids Talking: Learning Relationships and Culture With Children. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 0-7425-2706-9
(2009). Unity in response to mystery: Uniting diverse views to plan worship. Journal of Communication and Religion, 32, 62-92.
(2004). Organizational discourse and citizenship: A special issue introduction. Southern Communication Journal, 69, 183-187.
(2002). Organizational communication assessment: Fuzzy methods and the accessibility of symbols. Management Communication Quarterly, 15, 472-479.
(2000). Humor as a double-edged sword: Four functions of humor in communication. Communication Theory, 10 (3), 310-331.
(1997). Humor in member narratives: Uniting and dividing at work. Western Journal of Communication, 61, 188-208.
(2012). Humor functions in communication. In R. L. DiCioccio (Ed.), Humor Communication: Theory, impact, and outcomes. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt (pp. 21-33).
(2012). Humor as personal relationship enhancer: Positivity for the long term. In T. J. Socha & M. J. Pitts (Eds.), The positive side of interpersonal communication. New York: Peter Lang (pp. 161-177).
(2009). Kids, parents, and organization: Cooperation and conflict in a child development center culture. In T. J. Socha & G. H. Stamp (Eds.), Parents and children communicating with society: Managing relationships outside of home. New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis (pp. 38-55).
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