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Travis L. Russ

Business faculty - Travis Russ

Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Communications and Media Management
Joined Fordham: 2007

General Information:
45 Columbus Avenue, Room 618,
New York, NY 10023

Email: russ@fordham.edu

Biography

Travis Russ is the associate dean of graduate studies at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in communication, leadership, and performance. His research cuts across the fields of communication, psychology, performance, qualitative research, and narrative studies. His work has won numerous awards from national and international research organizations. Travis is also a writer and director and the founding artistic director of Life Jacket Theatre Company based on New York City. As a professional consultant, Travis has worked with a broad range of clients including Barnes & Noble, Burberry, Deloitte, Pfizer, Human Rights Campaign, Macy's, McGraw Hill, Starbucks, Envision, Thomson Reuters, New York Times, Tiffany & Co, Edelman, and many others.

Education

  • PhD: Communication, Rutgers University
  • Master's: Speech Communication, Illinois State University
  • Bachelor's: Speech Communication & Theatre, Bradley University

Research Interests

  • Collaboration
  • Narrative Studies
  • Performance Studies
  • Qualitative Research
  • Change Communication
  • Communication Education

Publications

  • Russ, T. L., & Drury-Grogan, M. L. (2014).¬†The Leadership Communication Lab: A Contemporary Business Communication Simulation.
  • Russ, T. L., & Drury-Grogan, M. L. (2013). Assessing the impact of a business communication simulation on students' self-perceptions. Communication Quarterly, 61, 584-595.
  • Russ, T. L. (2013). Participative models of decision-making. In E. H. Kessler (Ed.),Encyclopedia of Management Theory (pp. 577-580). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Russ, T. L. (2013). Leadership continuum theory. In E. H. Kessler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Management Theory (pp.433-435). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Lewis, L. K., & Russ, T. L. (2012). Soliciting and using input during organizational change initiatives: What are practitioners doing? Management Communication Quarterly, 26, 268-295.
  • Russ, T. L. (2012). The relationship between communication apprehension and learning styles in an organizational setting. Journal of Business Communication, 49, 312-331.