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Rebecca Dohrman

Associate Professor of Communication Rebecca Dohrman
Phone: Work314.529.6838
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Recent Publications

Dohrman, R. (In press). The city is depending on us: The dark side of the discourse of entrepreneurship as urban development. In J. Fyke, J. Faris, & P.M. Buzzanell (Eds.), Case Studies in underresearched and nontraditional topics in organizational communication. New York: Routledge.

Buzzanell, P.M., Arendt, C., Dohrman, R. L. (2013). Crystallization: Performing and analyzing women engineers’ workplace stories. In J. Manning and A. Kunkel (Eds.), Researching interpersonal relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Duval-Couetil, N. & Dohrman, R. L. (2012). Development of a multi-disciplinary women and leadership course as a means of increasing awareness of and involvement by women in entrepreneurship education. In E. L. Ruminski & A. M. Holba (Eds.), Communicative understandings of women’s leadership development: From ceilings of glass to labyrinth paths (pp. 97-112). Lanham, MD: Lexington Press.


Recent Conference Presentations

Coxon, S. & Dohrman, R.L. (2015, October). CREST robotics for STEM. Presented to the annual Missouri Conference on Gifted Education. Columbia, MO.

Dohrman, R.L. & Coxon, S. (July, 2015). Children using robotics for engineering, science, technology and math (CREST-M): An interdisciplinary study assessing the importance of narrative in anticipatory socialization for elementary students (Work in Progress). Presented to the annual meeting of the Aspen Engaged Scholarship in Organizational Communication Conference. Aspen, CO.

Rajan, P., Armstrong, C., O’Connor, E.J., Buzzanell, P.M., Dohrman, R.L., Boakes, B.C., & Zoltowski, C.B. (2015, June) Vulnerable heroes: Problematizing metaphors of male socialization in engineering. Presented to the annual meeting of the American Society of Engineering Education. Seattle, WA.

Arendt, C., Dohrman, R.L., Buzzanell, P.M., Rajan, P., O’Connor, E., Litera, N., & Armstrong, C. (2014, November). Discourses of elitism and exclusion: Relating engineering self-efficacy and subtle sexism. Presented to the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. Chicago, IL.

Coxon, S. & Dohrman, R.L., (2014, November) Engaging girls in STEM with robotics.
Presented to the annual meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children. Baltimore, MD.

Ashauer, S., Dohrman, R.L., Alsop, J., Thal, S., & Tockman, M. (2013, November).
Innovations in Graduate Leadership Education. Presented to the annual meeting of the Maryville University Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. St. Louis, Missouri.

Recent Community Work

  • Co-Chair of the St. Louis Award for Aspirations in Computing Awards Ceremony for high school women
  • Board Member, St. Louis Social Media Club
  • Extension Services Consultant with the National Center for Women in Information Technology