Lauren Mark

Graduate Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
Tempe Campus
Mailcode
1205

Student Information

Graduate Student
Communication
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Lauren Mark is a certified Civil Dialogue Facilitator and holds an M.Ed in Educational Organization, Leadership and Policy, an M.A. in Dance, and a B.A. in English Literature and French. Prior to joining Hugh Downs, Lauren worked as a co-founder and project manager of two cross-cultural learning organizations in Taipei, Taiwan – Becoming, 緣創an intercultural development platform, and the East West Culture Project. Lauren has also worked as a translator and interpreter in Taiwan and Israel across a variety of business and artistic sectors.

Rooted in her experiences in the field, Lauren’s general research interests focus on identity shifts in acculturation. Her studies focus on the intersection of ethnic, linguistic and performative factors in acculturation, as well as how local cultures influence people’s ways of being.

Research Interests

 

 

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
COM 442 Identity, Perf, Human Comm
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 194 Special Topics
COM 225 Public Speaking
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 263 Elements Intercultural Comm
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 225 Public Speaking