Melissa Wanzer Professor of Communication, Canisius College

Melissa Wanzer

Melissa is a Professor of Communication Studies at Canisius College. She teaches graduate seminars in interpersonal communication and persuasion and undergraduate courses in health communication, family communication, interpersonal communication, gender and constructive uses of humor. She studies the benefits of humor production in instructional, corporate and health care contexts. She also serves on three editorial boards and is currently acting as consulting editor for Communication Education. Dr. Wanzer is also a trainer and consultant, giving professional development workshops on Persuasion and Social Influence and Building and Projecting a Positive Self-Image.

Instructor in the Professional Leadership Series