Areas of Interest
Mrs. Hanson currently teaches undergraduate courses in Organizational Communication, Small Group Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Advance Organizational Communication, Public Speaking, and Communication and Conflict. She has held this position since July, 2000, but served as a part time employee starting in 1983. During her part time employment with UNCC, she also taught for other academic institutions including courses in Persuasion, Business Communication, Career Exploration, Becoming a Master Student, Fundamentals of Communication, and Business and Professional Communication. She currently serves UNCC through her connection with the English Language Training Institute as a guest lecturer every semester. Annually, she lectures for the Continuing Education Department a part of UNCC’s long term relationship with the EMS Management Institute. Another annual service she provides is to the Office of International Affairs as a guest lecturer for the Intensive English for Japanese Teachers program. Hanson is active in completing textbook reviews for several publishing companies, has published a chapter on conflict and communication in an introductory textbook, and has presented many papers at numerous professional organizational conferences.