Wittenberg University's Dr. Broz and Dr. Imai
will be teaching this Wittenberg course is Japan.
Stefne L. Broz, Associate Professor of Communication
With a background in intercultural communication, Dr. Broz was selected as a fellow for the 2006 Japan Studies Association/Freeman Institute on Japanese Culture. The training she received there inspired the development of the summer program in Japan. She also teaches courses in Public Speaking, Reasoning and Communication, and Communication Theory, as well as several topics courses, including Health Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Nonverbal Communication. Her research mainly focuses on the role of information in patients' involvement in their medical care, but she also is working on a book on Japanese communication and culture. She holds a B.A. degree from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN), M.A. degrees from Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) and The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH), and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where she completed her degree in December 2003. She joined the Wittenberg faculty in 2002.
Terumi Imai, Associate Professor of Communication
Dr. Imai teaches courses in Japanese language and sociolinguistics, and is a member of the East Asian Studies faculty at Wittenberg. A native of Tokyo, Dr. Imai’s expertise and cultural/academic backgrounds bring a unique expertise to the study of Japanese culture and communication. She joined the Wittenberg faculty in 2003.
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