Pamela Kreiser

Pamela Kreiser

College of Arts & Humanities

Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding

Dr Pamela Kreiser

For over 25 years, Dr. Pamela Kreiser has trained individuals to become better communicators. She specializes in communication in close relationships frequently speaking on topics such as conflict management, mediation and resolution, message construction and analysis, intimate communication, and quantitative methods. She has written over 15 scholarly papers and published chapters in academic books such as Power in the Classroom and Strategic Interpersonal Communication. Further, Professor Kreiser has co-authored articles in professional journals such as Communication Education.

Professor Kreiser earned a Ph.D. in Interpersonal Communication with a specialization in Quantitative Methods from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.A. in Interpersonal Communication with a specialization in Conflict from San Jose State University, and a B.A. in Speech Communication from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Currently, Professor Kreiser teaches full-time in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Long Beach where she is known for her teaching excellence. Some of her recent awards include: Inspirational Faculty Member (2016 Equal Opportunity Program), Inspirational Faculty (2015 Equal Opportunity Program), Most Inspirational Professor (2014 CSULB Alumni Association), and Most Inspirational Faculty Member (2014 President’s Scholars Program). This semester, Professor Kreiser was named a University of Memphis Women’s History Month Award Winner (2017).

Professor Kreiser serves regularly as a mediator in the Superior Court system. She holds a DRPA Mediation Certificate. Previously, Professor Kreiser served as a consultant to the Eureka School system in School Based Mediation.