UNH Speakers Bureau

Family Communication

 

Program Description:


Speaker:

Barbara Jago

Professor Jago is an associate professor and coordinator of the communication arts program at the University of New Hampshire Manchester. Her research seeks to understand how we make sense of our selves and our relationships through storytelling, and how we can use that understanding to improve our individual and collective lives. In particular, her work focuses on identity and emotion within the contexts of the family and the academy. In 2004, she was honored with the UNH-Manchester Teaching Excellence award. Dr. Jago has been published in a variety of academic journals including Qualitative Inquiry, Journal of Loss and Trauma, and Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. Currently, she is working on a manuscript about the role of emotion in learning. (*M)

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