Dr. Katherine L. Adams

Dr. Adams is the Interim Chair of the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism.

California State University, Fresno
Department of Communication
5201 North Maple Ave, Mail Stop SA 46
Fresno, CA  93740-8027

Office: Speech Arts 8
Phone: 559.278.4546 | Fax: 559.278.4113
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Position: Professor
Education: Ph.D., University of Utah

Interests: Interpersonal Communication, Pragmatic Approach to Relational Communication, Naturalistic Inquiry of Communicative Phenomena, Communication Theory

Kathy Adams wrote the second edition of Aubrey Fisher's Interpersonal Communication: A Pragmatic Approach Textbook. She is a co-author of two books: Adams & Galanes, Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills and Galanes & Adams, Effective Group Discussion.  She has authored several instructor's manuals in interpersonal and small group communication. She serves as Past President of WSCA. She serves as an associate editor for the Western Journal of Communication and for Women's Studies in Communication.