Department of Communication Studies - St. Cloud State University

Department of Communication Studies - St. Cloud State University

Communication Studies
Riverview 117
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

Phone: 320-308-2216
Fax: 320-308-2250

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Matthew Vorell


Office number:  Riverview 210B
Phone number:  (320) 308-1257


Degrees held and granting institutions Matthew Vorell
B.A. Miami University
M.A. Miami University
Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder

Primary and/or current research interests
Professor Vorell is interested in issues related to organizational communication.  In particular, he seeks to understand issues related to stress and coping in the workplace, training and development, and the changing work arrangement of the gig economy.  

International Connections
Professor Vorell has traveled extensively abroad.  Specifically, he has done research and studied in Mexico at the University of the Americas.  Likewise, he has studied international business in Japan and South Korea.  He has traveled throughout Europe, visiting Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Lichtenstein, Italy and Greece.  He has also had over 10 years of formal education in Spanish.

Publication: Professor Vorell is writing a textbook titled: "Toxic Organizational Communication: Surviving Work", which will be in press May, 2014.



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