Ph.D., University of Washington
DR. CHARLES BRAITHWAITE, SENIOR LECTURER, is a Fellow in the Center for Great Plains Studies, a Graduate Fellow in the Dept. of Anthropology. He teaches courses in intercultural communication, conflict management, interviewing, and nonverbal communication for the Department of Communication Studies. Dr. Braithwaite also directs the “Global Classroom Project,” which uses the commercial internet to have live, synchronous video classes between Nebraska and universities in Pakistan, Turkey, Yemen, Russia, and Costa Rica. His international experience includes serving as a North Vietnamese interpreter for U.S. Naval Intelligence, and studying international business communication along the U.S./Mexican border. Dr. Braithwaite has a special interest in American Indian higher education, and had conducted research on the Navajo Nation, and among the U-Mo'n-Ho'n (Omaha), the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) tribes of Nebraska.
Braithwaite, C.A., (forthcoming; 2013). Navajo culture explored through ethnography. In A. Kurylo, (Ed.). Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation and Construction of Culture in Everyday Interaction. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
Braithwaite, C.A.(2012). Intercultural Communication and the Global Classroom. In L. A. Samovar and R. Porter, (Eds.). Intercultural Communication: A Reader, 13th ed. (413-421). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.
Braithwaite, D.O. & Braithwaite, C.A. (2012). ‘Which is My Good Leg?’ Cultural Communication of Persons with Disabilities. In L. A. Samovar and R. Porter, (Eds.). Intercultural Communication: A Reader, 13th ed. (241-254). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.
Braithwaite, C.A., and Glasrud, B. (Eds.). (2009). African-Americans on the Great Plains. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.