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David Brenders

​​​David Brenders has research and teaching interests in organizational communication, health communication, interpersonal communication, and the philosophy of language. He has taught various courses in communication theory, research methods, organizational communication, interpersonal communication and conflict resolution at universities in the United States and Australia.

He received his PhD from Purdue University and MA from Ohio University. His research has been published in books and journals such as The Quarterly Journal of Speech, Health Communication, and The American Behavioral Scientist. His first book, Communication and Consequences: Laws of Interaction (with Robert Norton) was published by Lawrence Eribaum in 1996.​