The Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (646) 312- 3720
Location: VC 8-240
Elizabeth Minei joins Baruch as Assistant Professor of Communication, with research interests in leadership, high-reliability organizations, small-group/team communication, entrepreneurial issues, globalization and glocalization, and cyberterrorism. She is fascinated by the intersection between interpersonal and organizational communication, and frequently studies leadership, supervisor-subordinate communication, organizational learning, small business growth, and message framing processes. Professor Minei has received numerous teaching and research awards, including the Stanley L. Saxon Applied Research Award for her work assessing the communication practices between firefighters and the Ragan-Kramer-Wieder Qualitative Dissertation Award for her work with small businesses.
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Organizational and Interpersonal Communication
M.A., University of Central Florida, Organizational and Interpersonal Communication
B.A., Queens University of Charlotte, Corporate Communication
National Communication Association
Lambda Pi Eta
Communication & the Future Division
Organizational Communication Division
Applied Research Division
Most recent publications:
Minei, E., & Matusitz, J. (2013). Cyberterrorist messages: A semiotic analysis. Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies.
Weger, H. Jr., Castle, G. R., Emmett, M. C., Minei, E. M. (2013). Active listening in initial interactions: perceptions of perceived understanding, social attraction, and conversational satisfaction. International Journal of Listening.
Minei, E, & Bisel, R. (2013). Negotiating the meaning of team expertise: A firefighter team’s epistemic denial. Small Group Research, 44, 7-32. (Lead Article)
Minei, E. & Matusitz, J. (2013). Diffusion and glocalization: Dialectical tensions for Wal-Mart in Mexico. Global Business Perspectives, 1, 106-121.
Matusitz, J., & Minei, E. (2013). New trends in globalization: An examination of the Brazilian case. Journal of Social Change, 43, 1, 1-19. (Lead Article)
Minei, E. & Matusitz, J. (2012). Cyberspace as a new arena for terroristic propaganda: An updated examination. Poiesis and Praxis: International Journal of Technology, 9(1), 163-176.
Matusitz, J., & Minei, E. (2011). Cultural adaptation of an MNC in Mexico: A success story. Transition Studies 18(2), 418-429.
Minei, E., & Matusitz, J. (2011). Cyberterrorist messages and their effects on targets: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 21(8), 995-1019.
Matusitz, J., & Minei, E. (2009). Cyberterrorism: Its effects on health-related infrastructures. Journal of Digital Forensic Practice, 2(4), 161-171.