- Ph.D. Rhetoric and Communication, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
- M.A. Rhetoric and Communication, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
- B.A. Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
- National Communication Association
- American Association of University Women
Academic & Professional Experience
- Faculty, Business Communication, Jones International University, Englewood, CO
- Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Beaver College, Glenside, PA
- Organization Researcher, Curriculum Developer and Trainer, Process Facilitator and Executive Coach, Communication Research Associates, Valley Forge, PA
- Instructor, Department of Communication, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
Research & Scholarship
- Tracy, K., Van Dusen, D., & Robinson, S. (1987). A descriptive analysis of the difference between well-given and poorly-given criticism. Journal of Communication, 37(2), pp. 46-59.
Proceedings & Conferences
- Van Dusen, D. B. (2010). Relational communication in the classroom as a spiritual dimension of dialogue. 13th Annual CJBE Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, July, 2010.
- Van Dusen, D. Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Create Course Outcomes. Regis University CPS Faculty Development Conference, Denver, CO, September, 2006.
- Van Dusen, D. The stigma of singleness: Identities with a singles' organization. Conference of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL, November, 1997.
- Van Dusen, D. Weak ties as a source of support: Supportive communication within a singles organization. Conference of the Speech Communication Association, San Diego, CA, November 1996.
- Van Dusen, D. The stigma of singleness: Identities within a singles' organization. 87th Conference of the Eastern Communication Association, New York, April 1996.