G.H. "Bud" Morris, Ph.D (1997)
Professor of Communication
On Sabbatical Fall 2011
Phone: (760) 750-4025
Office: SBSB 2132
Dr. Morris holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Speech Communication, also from the University of Texas at Austin. He began teaching at CSUSM in 1997. His areas of expertise include Organizational Communication, Language and Social Interaction, Discourse Analysis, and Qualitative Research Methods. He studies how people find fault and account for themselves in everyday life and organizations, therapeutic interaction, narratives in organizations, and respectful interaction and constructive discourse. His newest venture is to create an agenda to foster positive organizational communication scholarship.
Browning, L. D., & Morris, G. H. (forthcoming, 2011). Narrative Theory: Ideas and Applications. New York: Routledge.
Browning, L., Morris, G. H., & Kee, K. F. (in press). Positive communication in organizations. In K. Cameron & G. M. Spreitzer (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Morris, G. H. (2005). Aggravated resistance to problem formulations in therapy. In J. Duchan & D. Kovarsky (Eds.), Diagnosis as cultural practice (pp. 137-151). New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Morris, G. H. (2003). Preventatives in social interaction. In J. Mandelbaum, P. Glenn & C. LeBaron (Eds.), Studies in social interaction (pp. 341-351). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.