Tim Dun

Associate Professor

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

Office: SBH 313
905-688-5550 x5365

Tim Dun (PhD University of Iowa) teaches courses on interpersonal communication,communication theory, organizational communication, negotiation and conflict, gender and communication, and public speaking. His research areas include interpersonal conflict, communication theory, and intergenerational family relationships.

  • Communication and Social Theory
  • Intergenerational Family Relationships
  • Media Representations of Personal Relationships
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • 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., & Sears, C. (2017). Relational trajectories from parent and child to grandparent and parent. Journal of Family Communication. doi:10.1080/15267431.2017.1281281
  • Dun, T., & Duffy, A. (2016). 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.
  • Communication Theory
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Negotiation and Conflict
  • Gender and Communication
  • Public Speaking