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Audrey Hane

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Assistant Dean for Arts and Sciences and Director of Navigator
Division of Arts & Humanities
316-942-4291 ext. 2342
Office: MN304


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Miscellaneous Information:

Audrey Curtis Hane, Ph.D. is a Professor of Communication. Dr. Hane has won several awards, including the Newman University Outstanding Mentor Award in 1999. Her expertise and commitment to teaching earned her the 2003 Newman University Teaching Excellence Award, an annual recognition to a full-time faculty member who has demonstrated an innovative or dynamic approach to courses, course revisions, and teaching techniques. In 2004, she was awarded the excellence in academic advising award in response to her work with student advisees. In 2006, the Wichita Business Journal named Dr. Hane to its “40 Under 40” class.

Her research focuses on the ways in which discourse shapes our relationships on an interpersonal and organizational level. Most recently, her focus in the classroom and in the community has centered on helping organizational members increase work satisfaction and effectiveness by cultivating their mental, physical and emotional well-being.

In addition to her teaching and research, Audrey has conducted communication training for many regional clients and has served as a communication consultant for various local organizations.


University of Kansas
Ph.D. Communication Studies

Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • National Communication Association