Tim Dun, Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences

Tim Dun, Associate Professor

Office: SBH 313
Extension: 5365; Email: tdun@brocku.ca

Ph.D (Communication Studies), University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
MA (Communication Studies), University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA

Research Interests:
Communication and Social Theory
Intergenerational Family Relationships
Media Representations of Personal Relationships
Interpersonal Communication

Teaching Areas:
Communication Theory
Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Organizational Communication
Negotiation and Conflict
Gender and Communication
Public Speaking

Selected Publications:

Professor Dun's continuing studies of intergenerational family communication have been recognized by fellow researchers, including a 2013 Top Four Paper award in Communication and Aging from the National Communication Association in the USA for his paper Perceptions of Family Change: Grandparents' and New Parents’ Perspectives.

Dun, T., & Duffy, A. (forthcoming). Canada. In The Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Botterrill, J., Bredin, M., & Dun, T. (2015). Millennials’ media use: It’s a matter of time. Canadian Journal of Communication, 40, 537-551.

Dun, T., & Sangster, L. (2013).  Family trajectories: Intergenerational relationships during the birth of a new generation. Qualitative Communication Research, 2, 255-280.

Dun, T. (2010). Turning points in parent-grandparent relationships during the start of a new generation. Journal of Family Communication, 10, 196-210.

Sahlstein, E. & Dun, T. (2008). “I wanted time to myself and he wanted to be together all the time”: Managing autonomy-connection during relational termination. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 9, 37-45.

Dun, T. (2008). Communication and self-expansion: Perceptions of changes in the self due to a close relationship. Interpersona, 2, 101-124.





Tim Dun