UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Department Chair, Professor
member of graduate faculty
Communication and Media Studies
Office: 310d North Hall
B.A. University of California-Irvine;
M.A. Bowling Green State University;
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University.
Jennifer Willis-Rivera (Ph.D. 1997 Bowling Green State University) is a professor of Communication Studies.
She has taught at UW-River Falls for over 15 years and currently serves as chair of the department of Communication and Media Studies. Jennifer’s research and teaching interests include Intercultural Communication, Communication and Popular Culture and
Communication Theory. She has published two books, including “The Essential Intercultural Communication”, and a variety of articles.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband, and volunteering for Random Acts.