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Senior Associate Dean
Arthur Jensen is the former chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies. He teaches courses in small group, organizational, and interpersonal communication.
His research focuses on the relationship between forms of communication and individual and communal identities, as well as historical evolution of interpersonal communication practices. He has co-authored three textbooks, including Interpersonal Communication and Small Group Communication. He has also written several articles and book chapters.
Trenholm, S. and Arthur Jensen, Interpersonal Communication Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, Inc., 2000, 4th edition.
Barwind, J. and Arthur Jensen, Communication in Everyday Life: The Workbook Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt, 1994.
Arthur Jensen and Joseph Chilberg, Small Group Communication Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, Inc., 1991.
Hayward, D.G. & Jensen, A.D. "Enhancing a sense of the past: Perceptions of visitors and interpreters." The Interpreter, 1981, 12, 4-11.
Andersen, J.F., Andersen, P.A. & Jensen, A.D. "The measurement of nonverbal immediacy." Journal of Applied Communication, 1979, 7, 153-180.
Jensen, A.D. “Communication and the impersonal realm: Forms of communication and the enactment of community,” in S. Gilmore (ed.), Communication: Key Research in the Discipline Belmont, CA: ITP, 2000.