PhD: 1988, University of Kansas
MA: 1985, Texas State University
BA: 1980, Millikin University
2016-17 Graduate Program Coordinator for Communication
• Communication Research Methods
• Conflict Resolution
• Political Debates
• Interpersonal Communication
Shelly Schaefer Hinck is a professor in the Communication and Dramatic Arts Department at Central Michigan University. She teaches courses in interpersonal communication, communication research methods, conflict resolution, and gender communication. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Her research interests include civic engagement, political debates, service-learning, and leadership. Her work has appeared in Argumentation & Advocacy, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Sex Roles, and the American Behavioral Scientist. She was a CMU Excellence in Teaching recipient, a Michigan Campus Compact Service-Learning award recipient, and a CMU Woman of Excellence.
Hinck, E. A., Hinck, S. S., Dailey, W. O., Hinck, R. S., & Ghanem, S. I. (2015). Cultural
differences in political debate: Comparing face threats in U.S., Great Britain,
and Egyptian Campaign Debates. In Scrutinizing Argumentation in Practice,
(Frans H. Van Eemeren & Bart Garssen, Eds.), John Benjamins: Amsterdam,
Hinck, S., & Scheffels, E. (2015). Transforming argumentative dialogue: Overcoming the past through prison service-learning projects. Argumentation and Advocacy, 51.
Hullender, R., Hinck, S., Wood-Narker, J., Burton, T., & Bowlby, S. (2015). Evidences of transformative learning in service-learning reflections. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 15, 58-82.
Hinck, S., Hinck, R., Dailey, W., & Hinck, E. (2013). Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow republicans? Politeness Theory in 2012 republican primary debates. Argumentation and Advocacy, 49.