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Dr Mimi Hodis BA, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

I have published in the Journal of Applied Communication Research, Communication Yearbook, International Journal of Communication, and Basic Communication Course Annual. My research has received international recognition in being awarded the Top Published Journal article of 2010 presented by the Communication Apprehension and Competence Division of the National Communication Association, 2011.  I also received the Top Three Papers Award from the Instructional and Developmental Communication Division of the International Communication Association, 2010. 

I was awarded a PhD in communication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA. My research interests are particularly class instruction and its effect on communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate;  public relations; persuasive communication; student communication patterns and their relationship with self-regulation mechanisms and motivation to achieve in school.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 64-4-8015799 ext 62356
    Location: 5F45, Block 5
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • BA Philology - West University of Timisoara, Romania (1998)
  • MA Applied Linguistics - Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (2005)
  • PhD Communication - Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA (2009)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My research interests are particularly class instruction and its effect on communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate; cultural identity; public relations; persuasive communication; student communication patterns and their relationship with self-regulation mechanisms and motivation to achieve in school.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Linguistics (200400)

Keywords

Research methods

Public relations

Instructional communication

 

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Romanian
    Last used: Daily
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Maori
    Last used: On special occasions
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Average

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
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