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Luke Dye

Graduate Student, Department of Communication

Luke Dye

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  • Farris, K. L., Martinson, M., Andelkovic, J., & Dye, L. A. (2022). Exploring students’ perceptions of instructor request for forms of address and students’ appraisals of the instructor. Communication Quarterly, 70(2), 181-204. 
  •  Dye, L. A. & Dailey, S. L. (2022). Identity interruptions: Organizational and occupational identification during a global health pandemic. In L. D. Browning, Sørnes, J. O., & Svenkerud, P. J. (Eds.), Organizational Communication and Technology in the Time of Coronavirus: Ethnographies from the First Year of the Pandemic. Palgrave Macmillan Cham.
  •  Farris, K. L., Dye, L. A., Houser, M. L., & Timmerman, C. E. (2022). Student perceptions of instructor communication amid class disruption. In M. G. Strawser (Ed.), Higher Education Implications for Teaching and Learning During COVID-19 (pp. 99-116). Lexington Books. 
  • Dye, L. A., Moore, A., McLeod, P. L. (2022, May 26-30). It Depends on Who You Talk To: Relationship Between Climate Change Conversation With Different Groups, Climate Change Belief, and Policy Support [Virtual Poster Presentation]. International Communication Association Annual Conference. Paris, France.
  •  **Farris, K. L., Houser, M. L., Dye, L. A., Odunsi, I., & Timmerman, C. E. (2022, April 7-10). Faculty resilience and uncertainty management amidst pandemic pedagogy [Conference presentation]. Southern States Communication Association Convention, Greenville, SC, United States. **Top Paper Award for Instructional Development Division.
  •  Dye, L. A. (2021, November). Anchors aweigh: Organizational communication in the United States Navy. Paper presented at NCA Conference, Seattle, WA.
  •  Beebe, S. A. & Dye, L .A. (2021, November). Communicating Truth in C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity: Applying Communication Transposition Theory. Paper presented at NCA Conference, Seattle, WA.
  •  Parcell, E. S., Dye, L. A., Houser, M. L., Hernandez, L. H., Hunniecutt, J. R., Howe, W. T., Kauer, T., May, A., Mackenzie, L., & Miller, L. D. (2021, November) Transforming the future for Military-Affiliated Learners (MALs): Fostering intersections between military and instructional communication research and practice. Panel presented at NCA Conference, Seattle, WA.
  •  Staley, C., Allgood, E. Engstrom, C., Burns, M., Farris, K. L., Dye, L. A., & Beebe, S. A. (2021, November) Transforming the communication training and development: Adapting the needs centered model for the 21st century. Panel presented at NCA Conference, Seattle, WA.

Luke Dye is a Ph.D student in the Graduate Field of Communication at Cornell University. He holds an M.A. and B.A. in Communication Studies from Texas State University, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Training and Development. Prior to his work in academia, Luke served five years in the United States Navy as a Quartermaster for Patrol Coastal Crew Juliet, USS CHINOOK (PC-9), and USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD-52). Outside of work, Luke is an avid sports enthusiast, and also enjoys writing, performing, and listening to music.

His research approaches relational communication at dyadic, group, and organizational levels, and focuses on how communication can help people feel supported, included, and valued. His research is situated within classic sub-areas of the field of communication, including Group, Interpersonal, and Instructional Communication. Additionally, Luke’s research explores communication phenomenon in specific situations and contexts, including military and veteran communication, environmental and climate change communication, and communication skill development.

Luke’s teaching centers around communication skill development and equipping students with empirically demonstrated, effective communication techniques and strategies. Additionally, Luke takes a student-centered approach to instruction, and tries to help students understand, recognize, and apply communication theory to experiences in everyday life. At Cornell, he has served as a teaching assistant for COMM 1101 (Introduction to Communication) and COMM 2850 (Communication, Science, Environment, and Health). Previously, Luke has served as a lab instructor and instructor of record at Texas State University for the basic communication course (COMM 1310: Fundamentals of Human Communication).