Jonathan Dellinger


Office: 236 Blazer Dining

Phone: 859-562-2575

Email: jonathan.dellinger [at] uky.edu

Personal Website: http://comm.uky.edu/dellinger

B.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Organizational intercultural communication, health and science communication, inter-group and intercultural conflict, human nature in new and emerging contexts.

Jonathan Dellinger is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee (PhD, Communication), where his studies centered on group dynamics, organizational communication, and intercultural communication. His research interests are related to human nature in new contexts, particularly pertaining to intergroup and intercultural conflict. He has collaborated on a range of projects relating to communication, culture, conflict, and health; including a recent foundational textbook in the emerging field of Environmental Health Literacy. His recent research examined the ameliorating effect of group cohesion in directing conflict towards beneficial ends in small groups. As a lecturer, he is looking forward to empowering UKY students with current and accurate knowledge to engage with pressing issues of the global community.

Curriculum Vitae

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Courses Taught

A study of communication processes in small group situations. Topics include conflict, leadership, and decision-making. Students will participate in group discussion and develop skills in analyzing group performance.
Designed to introduce students to basic concepts in the study of organizational communication. The course considers approaches to the practice and study of communication within organizational settings, including classical approach, human relations, human resources approaches, systems approaches, cultural approaches, and critical approaches. It also introduces specific issues within the study of organizational communication, including assimilation, decision-making, conflict, change, emotion, cultural diversity and communication technologies.
This course explores the role of communication in negotiation and conflict management in organizations. The course examines conflict theories and approaches, negotiation processes, and third party intervention through the study of strategies and tactics, interaction processes, phases and stages of negotiation development and conflict framing. The course examines strategies and tactics used in exchange of offers and counteroffers, salary negotiations, buying and selling of products, team bargaining, and multiparty negotiations.