Courtney W. Davis

Courtney Davis

Adjunct Professor of Communication Studies
Phone:
Email: codavis@westmont.edu
Office Location: Deane Hall 106

Office Hours
Tuesday 3:05 - 4:05 p.m.
Thursday 3:05 - 4:05 p.m.
or by email appointment.

Specialization
Organizational Communication
Group Communication
Communication in Student Organizations

Professor Davis Teaches:

  • COM-127 Group Communication and Leadership (Fall 2011)
  • COM-098 Intro to Communication Research (Spring 2012)
  • COM-129 Persuasion & Propaganda (Spring 2011)

Education:

  • Ph.D. (A.B.D.) in Communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A. in Communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.A. in Communication from the University of Southern California
  • B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern California

Research Interests:

  • The influence of past work experiences on veteran newcomers' socialization into and identification with new organizations
  • The organizational disengagement and exit process, as it relates to organizational identification and deidentification
  • Intergenerational communication and interaction in the workplace, as it relates to communication media choice, work-life balance, and cohort theory and values

Selected Publications:

  • Davis, C. W. & Myers, K. K. (in press). Communication and member disengagement in planned organizational exit. Western Journal of Communication.
  • Myers, K. K. & Davis, C. W. (accepted). Communication between the generations. In H. Giles (Ed.), The Handbook of Intergroup Communication, New York: Routledge.