Jean Dusfrene, Ph.D.Lecturer
Jean Dufresne received her M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa in 1988 and her Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1999. Her research interests include cultural, interpersonal, and gender communication, as well as organizational communication. She has taught, as an adjunct and as full-time faculty for the past 25 years, eight at UMKC. She recently was hired as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies. This year she will serve on the Veterans Advisory Board for the UMKC Student Veterans Organization.