Faculty and Staff
Dr. Shirley A Bell
Frequently Taught CoursesCMN 2630-Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
CMN 3640-Advanced Interpersonal Communication
CMN 3660-Communication and Conflict Management
CMN 3710-Intercultural Communication
CMN 4765-Communication in Families
CMN 1310-Introduction to Speech Communication
EducationPh.D, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Speech Communication
M.S., California State University, Fullerton, Counseling Psychology
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton, Speech Communication
A.A., Chaffey College, Journalism
Selected PublicationsStaske-Bell, Shirley. (2008). "Negotiating Intimate Family Ties in Ordinary Family Interaction."
In L. Arnold, Family Communication: Theory and Research, pp. 160-172. Boston: Pearson.
Staske, Shirley. (2002). "Claiming Individualized Knowledge of a Conversational Partner."
Research on Language and Social Interaction, 35(3), 245-276.
Staske, Shirley. (1998). "The normalization of problematic emotion in conversation between close
relational partners: Interpersonal emotion work." Symbolic Interaction, 21,59-86.
Selected Conference Presentations"Hetero! Hetero! Hetero!" ?: Exploring the Communicative Resources and Constraints of Bullying K-12 and EIU. Upcoming, October 12, 2013, 2nd annual EIU Bullying Conference.
"Bullying: A Call for COMMunity Research on a Fundamentally COMMunicative Social Activity." November, 2012, National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.
"Examining "Interpersonal Conflict" as a Collaborative Social Activity: A Call for Paradigm Shift." November, 2007, National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
"Multi-Party Family Conflict: Now, Again, and (Ever?) After." November 2002, National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.