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IU Indianapolis

Ulla Connor

School of Liberal Arts, International Center for Intercultural Communication

Expert Bio

Ulla Connor is the Barbara E and Karl R Zimmer Chair in Intercultural Communication, Chancellor’s Professor of English, and director of the International Center for Intercultural Communication at IU Indianapolis. She has authored and co-authored 10 books and more than 100 articles and book chapters.

In her research on writing and intercultural communication, she combines theories and methods from both linguistics and rhetoric. Results of her intercultural rhetoric research have been applied in ESL and EFL, intercultural business communication, and, most recently, the language of health care among U.S. immigrant populations.

Areas of Expertise

Linguistics, intercultural communication, and language and rhetoric of philanthropic fundraising.