Audrey Hane | Associate

Audrey Curtis Hane, Ph.D. is a Professor of Communication at Newman University where she has served as a faculty member and administrator for over twenty years. She currently serves as a KLC associate, facilitating web chats as part of the online Your Leadership Edge offering and teaching undergraduate and graduate level leadership courses at Newman University based on the Kansas Leadership Center curriculum.

Her research focuses on the ways in which discourse shapes our relationships on an interpersonal and organizational level. Most recently, her focus in the classroom and in the community has centered on helping organizational members increase work satisfaction and effectiveness by cultivating their mental, physical and emotional well-being. Her dream job: Chief Happiness Officer.

In addition to her teaching and research, Audrey has conducted communication training for many regional clients and has served as a communication consultant for various local organizations.