Faculty Associates

John O. Greene

Contact Information
Email: jgreene@purdue.edu
Office: BRNG 2130 Map
Phone: (765) 494-3320
Fax: (765) 496-1394
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Communication

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PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison Communication Arts 1983

Research Interests

Communication skills, cognitive approaches to verbal and nonverbal message production

Teaching Interests

Interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, communication theory

Selected Publications

Greene, J.O. (in press). A theory of transcendent interactions: The ultimate communication thrill ride. In D.O. Braithwaite & P. Schrodt (Eds.), Engaging theories in interpersonal communication (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Greene, J.O., & Favaloro, S.C. (in press). Temporal characteristics of speech: The case of the hesitant stripper. In C.J. Liberman & J. Wrench (Eds.), Casing nonverbal communication. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Greene, J.O. (in press). On thought and action: Theory and research on message behavior in the action-assembly tradition. In B.B. Whaley & C. Morse (Eds.), Interpersonal message design: Theories, evolvement, and modern application. Interactive press.

Greene, J.O. (2021). Essentials of communication skill and skill enhancement: A primer for students and professionals. New York, NY: Routledge.

Greene, J.O. (2020). Mutually driven ideation and occasions of interpersonal transcendence. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 28, 37-53.

Geiman, K.L., & Greene, J.O. (2019). Listening and experiences of interpersonal transcendence. Communication Studies, 70, 114-128.

Greene, J.O. (2019). As good as it gets: Theorizing exceptional experiences of interpersonal connection, mutuality, understanding, insight, and fun. In S.R. Wilson & S.W. Smith (Eds.), Reflections on interpersonal communication research (pp. 113-132). San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Greene, J.O. (2019). AAT: Action assembly theory/Alice’s adventures in theoryland. In C.J. Liberman, A.S. Rancer, & T.A. Avtgis (Eds.), Casing communication theory (pp. 1-13). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Greene, J.O., Geiman, K.L., & Pruim, D.E. (2019). Implications of some “obvious truths” for building theories of deceptive message production. In T. Docan-Morgan (Ed.), The Palgrave handbook of deceptive communication (pp. 129-143). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dorrance Hall, E., Greene, J.O., Anderson, L.B., Hingson, L., Gill, E., Berkelaar, B.L., & Morgan, M. (2017). The family environment of “quick-witted” persons: Birth order, family communication patterns, and creative facility. Communication Studies, 68, 493-510.

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