Kathryn Anne Canas
  • Director of Business Communication Program, DESB, Management Department
  • Professor (Lecturer), Management Department
  • Full-time MBA Faculty , Management Department
  • MBA Online Faculty, Management Department
  • Executive Education Faculty, Executive Education
  • Advisor, Out for Business DESB (04B), Management Department

Research Statement

Businesss and Professional Communication
Managing Diversity in Organizations
Rhetorical Studies and Theory

Presentations

  • “Voices of Leadership: CEO Discourse as Embodied and Enacted,” Association for Business Communication Conference, (co-authors Dr. Aaron Phillips and Dr. Jennifer Cummings), 2020. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 01/01/2020.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2019) “Brave, Bold, and Crazy: Analyzing Nike’s Diversity Branding Campaign,” Association for Business Communication Conference . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2019.
  • Georgi A. Rausch, & Kathryn A. Canas. (2019) “Ethics Acronym Activity,” Association for Business Communication. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2019.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS, & Georgi A. Rausch. (2019) “Women’s Leadership Initiative: Executive Education David Eccles School of Business,” Management Communication Association. Presentation, Presented, 05/20/2019.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS, & Georgi A. Rausch. (2018) “The Diversity Communication Consulting Team,” Paper delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/26/2018.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS, & Aaron Phillips. (2018) “Understanding the Multi-generational Workforce,” Paper delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/26/2018.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2018) “Saying ‘I’m Sorry’: An Analysis of Corporate Leadership and the Rhetoric of Apologia,” Presentation delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference. Presentation, Presented, 10/26/2018.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2018) "An Examination of Leaders Apologizing: The Art of Saying I'm Sorry." Presentation delivered at the Management Communication Association . Presentation, Presented, 05/01/2018.
  • Kathryn A. Canas (2017) Diversity and Sports: An Examination of the NFL, NASCAR, NHL, PGA, and NBA. Paper delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/01/2017.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2017) “Mindfulness Wins and Failures.” Paper delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/01/2017.
  • Kathryn A. Canas and Georgi A. Rausch (2017) A Moment of Triumph or Defeat for Organizational Leaders: Creating and Delivering the Speech of Apology/Remorse. Presentation delivered at the Association for Business Communication International Conference. Presentation, Presented, 10/01/2017.
  • Kathryn A. Canas, Aaron Phillips, and Jennifer Cummings (2017) “Blurring Margin and Center: Developing and Revising the Online and Hybrid Classroom.” Presentation at the Western Association for Business Communication. Presentation, Presented, 04/01/2017.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2017) “Mindfulness Practices for Leaders When Speaking for Special Occasions.” Presentation delivered at the Western Association for Business Communication. Presentation, Presented, 04/01/2017.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2016) Interview Speed Dating: Fast-Paced Preparation to Meet Your Ideal Career-Mate. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/20/2016.
  • Kathryn A. Canas, Georgi Rausch, and Aaron Phillips (2016) How Do You Teach Diversity?. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/20/2016.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2016) Interview Speed Dating: Fast-Paced Preparation to Meet Your Ideal Career-Mate. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/20/2016.
  • Kathryn A. Canas and Georgi A. Rausch (2016) Ceremonial Speaking: A Critical Leadership Tool. Presentation, Presented, 10/20/2016.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS, & Dr. Georgi Rausch. (2016) Visionary Speaking: A Critical Leadership Skill. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/01/2016.
  • Kathryn Anne Canas, Georgi Rausch, & Jennifer Cummings (2015) Triumphs and Challenges of Teaching Accounting Communication: An Examination and Presentation of Pedagogical Best Practices. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/29/2015.
  • Kathryn Anne Canas (2015) The Diversity Consulting Team. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/29/2015.
  • Georgi Ann Rausch and Kathryn Anne Canas (2015) Conceptualizing Ceremonial Speaking as a Critical Leadership Skill. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/21/2015.
  • Kathryn Canas (2014) Diversity in the 21st Century. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/24/2014.
  • Kathryn Canas (2014) Igniting Your Curriculum: Diversity and Community Engagement as Vehicles to Create a Relevant and Socially Impactful Business Communication Course. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/24/2014.
  • Georgi Rausch & Kathryn Canas (2014) Coaching the Candidate: Using Peer Mentoring Groups to Teach Interviewing Skills. Presentation, Presented, 10/24/2014.
  • Kathryn Canas (2014) MBA Teaching Symposium: Ceremonial Speaking as a Critical Leadership Skill. Presentation, Presented, 05/25/2014.
  • Georgi Rausch & Kathryn A. Canas (2013) “Pitch, Congratulate, Tweet: Communicating to Multiple Audiences, From Business Pitch to Boardroom to Social Media" Presented at the Association for Business Communication Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/20/2013.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2013) "Playing with Pathos: ‘What’s Your Passion’ Speech Brings Cheers and Tears" Management Communication Association. Presentation, Presented, 05/15/2013.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2012) "Infusing Diversity into Your Business Communication Course." Presented at the Business Communication Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/20/2012.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2012) “The Systemic Approach to Managing Diversity in Organizations." Paper accepted for presentation at the International Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations Conference,. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/20/2012.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2011) “Managing Ethical Identities in Business Writing: A Systemic, Practical Approach,” Paper presented at the Association of Business Communication Conference, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2011.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2011) “The Systemic Approach to Managing Diversity in Organizations.” Paper accepted for presentation at the International Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 07/2011.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2011) “Challenges and Successes of Integrating Ethics into an MBA Advanced Business Writing Course,” Paper presented at the Management Communication Association Conference, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 05/2011.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2010) “Developing Ethical and Emotional Appeal Through Storytelling.” Paper presented at the Association for Business Communication Conference,. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/30/2010.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2010) Challenging and Improving the Teaching of Diversity Management. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/15/2010.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2010) "Constructing your Ethical Self Through Storytelling." Paper presented at the Management Communication Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/20/2010.
  • KATHRYN A CANAS (2009) "Women and Work: From Glass Ceiling to Labyrinth." Paper presented at the Association for Business Communication,. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/23/2009.

Publications

  • Kathryn A. Canas & Georgi A. Rausch (2020). “From Z to X and Beyond: How Understanding the Five Generations in the Workplace Impacts Communication Strategy”. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Teaching - refereed, Accepted, 12/01/2020.
  • Kathryn A. Canas & Harris Sondak (2020). Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity (4th edition). Sage. Teaching - other, Accepted, 01/01/2020.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2020). “Ethics Acronym Activity". Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Teaching - refereed, Published, 01/2020.
  • Kathryn A. Canas (2018). The Rhetoric of Shirley Chisholm: Employing Rhetorical Interbraiding Through An Outsider-Within Stance. The International Journal of Diverse Identities. Discipline based - refereed, Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • Kathryn A. Canas & Georgi A. Rausch (2018). The Diversity Communication Consulting Team. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Teaching - refereed, Published, 12/01/2018.
  • Georgi A. Rausch and Kathryn A. Canas (2017). Heightening Self-Awareness via Enlightened Introspection. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Teaching - refereed, Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Georgi Ann Rausch & Kathryn Anne Canas (2015). Coaching the Candidate: Using Peer Mentoring Groups to Teach Interviewing Skills. Business Communication Quarterly. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 10/30/2015.
  • Kathryn A. Canas & Harris Sondak (2015). Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity:Theory, Cases, and Exercises 3rd Edition. Pearson/Prentice Hall. Teaching - other, Published, 01/2015.
  • Georgi Rausch, Kathryn A. Canas & Cole Holmes (2013). “Pitch, Congratulate, Tweet: Communicating to Multiple Audiences, From Business Pitch to Boardroom to Social Media”. Business Communication Quarterly. Teaching - refereed, Published, 11/01/2013.
  • Kathryn A. Cañas (2013). “The Systemic Approach to Managing Diversity in Organizations". International Journal of Organizational Diversity. Vol. 12, 29-43. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 01/2013.
  • Kathryn A. Canas & Harris Sondak (2010). Challenging and Improving the Teaching of Diversity Management. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations. Accepted, 01/2010.
  • Canas, K., & Mark Lawrence McPhail. (2004). Demonizing Democracy: The Strange Career of Lani Guinier. New Approaches To Rhetoric for the Twenty-first Century. Eds. Steven R. Goldzwig and Patricia A. Sullivan - Sage Publishing. Discipline based - other, Published, 2004.