Gail Fairhurst

Communication Research Fellow
Faculty
Tempe Campus
Mailcode
1205
Communication Research Fellow
Faculty
Tempe Campus
Mailcode
1205

Biography

Gail T. Fairhurst is a Distinguished University Research Professor of Organizational Communication at the University of Cincinnati. She specializes in leadership processes, including problem-centered leadership and framing. She has published over 80 articles and chapters in communication and management journals and books. She is the author of three books, including Discursive Leadership: In Conversation with Leadership Psychology and The Power of Framing: Challenging the Language of Leadership, which is now being translated into Mandarin. She has researched or consulted with numerous Fortune 500 companies, and her work has received a number of academic awards. She is a Distinguished University Research Professor,  Fellow of the International Communication Association,  Distinguished Scholar of the National Communication Association, and Fulbright Scholar.