LaReina Hingson, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant Professor
Art, Communication & Theater

LaReina Hingson


Sorenson Language and Communication Center 1114

Secondary Location

1114 SLLC

Office Hours

By appointment M-Th

2004  B.A. Linguistics--ASL; Hebrew

2006  M.A. Linguistics--Syntax and Semantics in ASL

2009  J.D. Law--Trial Advocacy

2014  Ph.D. Communication and Rhetoric

My areas of specialization revolve around communication of culture, the self, and relationships from a broadly rhetorical perspective. I seek to expand critical thinking through recognizing and identifying how larger cultural rhetorics and narratives impact and shape the individual life as one interacts with others.

I teach courses related to the intersection of interpersonal communication and larger cultural narratives. These include but are not limited to courses such as:

440- Intercultural Communication

324- Interpersonal Communication

335- Mediation, Deliberation, and Dialogue

480- Argumentation and Debate

410- Advanced Public Presentations

380- Theories of Human Communication

160- Communication Research: An Introduction

Special Topics Courses including Advanced Communication Research Principles; History of Communication in Western Thought; Performance Theory

National Communication Association Lambda Phi Eta Undergraduate Communication Honors Society Faculty Advisor

Sample current projects in-progress include:

Seven Social Sins: How Gandhi's social ills are identified throughout culture and history  A Book

Construing Treason as an Indicator of Social Intolerance of a Minority Religion: the 1838 case of Mormons in Missouri


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Washington, DC 20002


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Washington, DC 20002