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Dawna Ballard

Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin
Associate Professor
Austin, TX

Dr. Dawna Ballard, Associate Professor in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, is an expert in chronemics.  She researches what drives our pace of life and its impact on the communication practices and long-term vitality of organizations, communities, and individuals.

Her research and commentary have been featured in a variety of mainstream venues including NPR, PBS MediaShiftHuffington PostMediumIgnite, and Women’s eNews and has a forthcoming book called Work Pressures. She teaches an original course called Time Matters and is particularly interested in how applying longer time scales to social problems reveals new approaches and solutions. 

Dawna is a member of the International Society for the Study of Time and serves as Chief Time Minding Advisor at Mind Labs. A native Californian, she received her Ph.D. in organizational communication from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, April 4

8:45am CDT