Instructor: Jane Ball

Jane Ball

Jane A. Ball has a B.A. in Anthropology from the State University of New York, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Minnesota. Her Ph.D. Dissertation focused on Jemez Pueblo and the political ramifications of factionalism. Jane has taught numerous anthropology and communication courses at Minnesota and North Dakota colleges and universities. Grants received from US West, the Blandin Foundation, Concordia Leadership Foundation, Northwest Initiative Fund, North Central Initiative Fund and the US Department of Education were the results of Jane's work with Minnesota's Native American populations on educational issues. Her research and manuscripts have been published in both national and international journals. Currently, her interests include; intercultural communication, maximizing the effects of diversity in the classroom, and social justice and the US justice system.

Classes by this instructor

T&L 2900: VIR: Intercultural Communication: What We Need To Know To Encourage Civil Discourse In Our Daily Lives

This course introduces students to communication among people from diverse cultures. Intercultural communication is a negotiated understanding of meaning in human experiences across social systems and societies.

May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023