Keith E. Dilbeck
Office: Johnston Hall, Room 331
Ph.D., Student, TA & PA (2013), Communication (present)
M.A., Bangkok University International, 2008
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, 2006
Focus of Graduate Studies:
Doctoral student in interpersonal, organizational, and intercultural communication with an emphasis on factors of source and vicarious credibility across cultures.
My research focuses on the measurement of theoretical descriptions and processes of inter/cross-cultural relationships, associated with social identity attributions. Currently, I am studying the differences in factors of credibility embedded within culture from a multicultural perspective.
My current coursework and teaching assistantship are preparing me to teach all levels of courses related to quantitative methods, public speaking, professional organizational communication, conflict-mediation, and intercultural communication.
My previous teaching experience includes:
- Teaching Assistant, UW-Milwaukee, 2010 to present, taught Public Speaking, Organizational Communication (online), Cross-cultural Communication.
- Lecturer, Solano Community College, summer 2010, taught Debate
- Lecturer, Bangkok University International College, 2007-2009 (Part-time, 2007; Full-time, 2007-2009), taught International Program – IEN 103 Critical Reading (Figurative vs Literal text, main claims – evidence – reasoning, tone, hidden assumptions, logical fallacies), IEN 104 College Writing (College level essay structure, literature review, basic quantitative research (actual data collection and analysis), basic qualitative research (actual interviews, participant observations), IEN 105 Communicative English (Intercultural communication, organizational communication, media, and interpersonal communication ), IEN 215 Listening and Speaking (Oral argumentation, interpersonal/small-group, and instructional communication );
- Lecturer, Bangkok Universtiy Thai Program – EN 311 Presentations for Business Purposes I-Public Speaking (Verbal/nonverbal components, and audience adaptation), EN 312: Presentations for Business-Purposes II Public Speaking (Instrumental application of Part I in the context of advertising, public service, investor business meetings, domestic and international business proposals), EN 313 English for Communication Professionals l (Mediated communication: Radio and periodical reporting, advertising, media ethics), EN 314 English for Communication Professionals ll (Advertising, Public Relations, Film, NEWS reporting).
- Teaching/Research Assistant, California State University, Sacramento, 2006, taught Survey Communication (General sample of a variety of communication paradigms).
CIE: Center for International Education – UW-Milwaukee (2012-2013)
Victor Treatment Centers Inc., North Valley School & Residential Youth Services, California (2010-2011)
UNESCO – Panama (2011)
IEA: Ideal English Academy – California/Bangkok (2007-2011)
Wedia Inc. – Bhutan (2009-2011)
CCDKM: Center for Communication Development and Knowledge Management (2008)
PLAN Intrnl/FRD: India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam (2008)
Dilbeck, K. E., Dominguez, A., Dornaletetxe, J., McMurrich, M., Allen, M. (in press). Instructor Credibility: A Cross-cultural Examination. In J. E. Aitken (Ed.), Cases on communication technology for second language acquisition and cultural learning . Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Allen, M., Dilbeck, K. E., England, N., Herrman, A., Kartch, F., Kim, J., Kulovitz, K., Lau, A., Maier, M., May, A., McNallie, J., Omori, K., & Shoji, K. (2011). Test of a causal model for sexual harassment using data from a meta-analysis. In N. Burrell, M. Allen, R. Preiss, and B. Gayle (Eds.), Research on Conflict: Advances Through Meta-Analysis. Mahwah, NJ: Taylor and Francis.
Baker, H.A., Dilbeck, K.E., McCroskey, J.C. (2010). Mediating role of supervisory communication practices on relations between leader–member exchange and perceived employee commitment to workgroup. Communication Monographs, 77, 637-656.
Dilbeck, K. E., & McCroskey, J. C. (2009). Socio-communicative orientation, communication competence, and rhetorical sensitivity. Human Communication, 12, 255-266.
Dilbeck, K. E., McCroskey, J. C., Richmond, V. P., & McCroskey, L. L. (2009). Self-perceived communication competence in the Thai culture. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 38, 1-7.
Dilbeck, K.D. (2008). Communication Competence and Rhetorical Sensitivity: A Test for Convergent Validity. Conference on Communication and Media (i-Com'08.) Pacific and Asian Communication Association PACA, Corus Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.