Office number: Riverview 216A
Phone number: (320) 308-3230
Degrees held and granting institutions:
B.A. (Speech Communication) - California State Univ., Bakersfield - 1989
M.A. (Speech Communication) - Miami Univ., Oxford, Ohio - 1990
Ph.D. (Interpersonal Communication) - Univ. of Iowa - 1998
Primary and/or current research interests:
The social construction and performance of gender; the 'bureaucratization' of marriage in U.S. immigration policy; pedagogical techniques in communication studies courses; student perceptions of academically dishonest practices.
Dr. Senchea is currently a member of an interdisciplinary research team investigating student perceptions of academic dishonesty in central European, post-communist countries. The team is currently collecting data in Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Russia .