Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana
Communication Studies

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Campus Box 298

New Orleans, LA 70125

504-520-5087 phone

504-520-7982 fax

communicationstudies@xula.edu

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DOMINIQUE GENDRIN, Ph.D.

Professor / ATT Endowed Professor

EDUCATION

Ph.D.  Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Communication Studies

M.S. University of Southwestern Louisiana - Lafayette
Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication

B.A. Northeast Louisiana University - Monroe
English Studies

COURSES TAUGHT AT XAVIER
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (CMST 1010)
  • Interpersonal Communication (CMST 1400)
  • Small Group Communication (CMST 3040)
  • Introduction to Communication Theory (CMST 3010)
  • Introduction to Communication Studies Research Methods (CMST 3020)
  • Independent Research Study (CMST 4133)
RESEARCH AREAS

Ethnic identities, diversity issues, intrapersonal and social cognition, instructional communication, and intercultural communication.

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Dominique M. Gendrin (Ph.D. Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge) joined the Xavier faculty in 1999. Dr. Gendrin teaches courses from an applied scientific approach. She has relies on service learning and undergraduate research to engage students in an appreciation and understanding of the field of Communication Studies. Her research focuses on communication in the HBCU classroom, interpersonal and intrapersonal communication in shaping African American and Vietnamese American constructions of self. She is currently publishing research on HBO's Treme.