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Luisa Ruge-Jones

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Communication


Email: Luisa Ruge-Jones
Phone: 937-229-2819
SJ 109
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  • Ph.D., Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Luisa Ruge-Jones' primary research interests focus on team science, group communication and organizational communication. Her research examines how organizational policies and infrastructure affect how teams collaborate and work together. Dr. Ruge-Jones is also interested in higher education policy, interdisciplinary collaboration and research methods and mentoring. 

In the classroom, Dr. Ruge-Jones believes in dynamic engagement tailored to the needs of her students and seeks to build community inside and outside the classroom, foster confidence in learning through mistakes and creatively apply communication theory to the real world. 

Courses taught

  • CMM 321: Small Group Communication
  • CMM 421: Organizational Communication & Writing