Faculty

Linda Laine

Linda Laine

Title: Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professorship of the Liberal Arts and Professor of Communication Studies
Department: Language, Literature and Communication
Office Location: Weller Center 130
Phone: 641-628-5151
Email: lainel@central.edu

Degrees

B.A. from Abilene Christian University
M.A. from University of South Florida
Ph.D. from University of South Florida

Areas of Expertise

communication in organizational, intercultural and health contexts

About Linda Laine

Linda Laine has been on the faculty at Central College since 2004. Her doctoral research utilized ethnography and in-depth interviewing to investigate the experience and communication of emotion among hospital nurses. Laine enjoys guiding students in their own research and facilitating their application of theory to service learning, internships, and other projects. She teaches a wide array of courses including organizational, intercultural and health communication, as well as public relations and research methods.