Office Hours, SPRING 2014

  • MW 10:00 am-12:30 pm

  • TR 1:30-2:30 pm
  • by appointment only

 

Interests

  • interpersonal communication
  • communication theory
  • communication and motivation
 

Andrew Herman

Associate Professor & Chair

Communication

Blake B 121
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5228
hermana@geneseo.edu

Herman

Andrew Herman has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2002.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., Northwestern University (2005)
  • M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1997)

Research Interests

Current research considers the role of communication in student motivation. Specifically, research focuses on a teacher's interactions with students helps promote a sense of self-determination in the student.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Zook, J. M., & Herman, A. P. (2011). Course-specific intrinsic motivation: Effects of teacher support and global academic motivation. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 22 (4), 83-103.
  • Montondo, M. D., & Herman, A. P. (2010). Bears, books and beer: One student group’s attempt at a public relations campaign. In L. Black (Ed.), Group communication: Cases for analysis, appreciation, and application (pp. 105-113). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.
  • Eisenberg, A. F., & Herman, A. P. (2008). Pedagogical partnerships: Creating links between science and society through a focus on learning. In W. R. Freudenburg (Series Ed.) & H. Hartman (Vol. Ed.), Research on social problems and public policy: Vol. 16. Integrating the sciences and society: Challenges, practices, and potentials (pp. 197-223). Bingsley, UK: Emerald Group.
  • Herman, A. P., & Ettema, J. S. (2007). A community confronts the digital divide: A case study of social capital formation through communication activism. In L. R. Frey & K. C. Carragee (Eds.). Communication activism: Vol. 2. Media and performance activism (pp. 255-281). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Herman, A. P., & Wyant, C. P. (2006). Beatles versus Beethoven: Using music to introduce cognitive structures. Communication Teacher, 20, 44-48.
     

    Awards and Honors

    • President's Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement, Fall 2011.
    • Outstanding Edited Scholarly Book in Applied Communication, National Communication Association Award, Fall 2008

Affiliations

  • Eastern Communication Association
  • International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning
My Classes

COMN 103:
S/Intr to Interpersonal Commun

    This course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge about communication theory and practice. It creates an awareness of the role communication plays in our interpersonal relationships. Students will be introduced to basic models, definitions, and approaches to interpersonal communication. Some areas presented include perception, self-concept, self-disclosure, conflict, verbal and nonverbal communication, and ways for improving communication competence.