View Faculty List Michael Spangle, PhD Chair of Behavioral & Social Sciences Department Behavioral & Social Sciences College for Professional Studies email@example.com ProfessionalBioResearch &Scholarship Professional Bio Degrees PhD, Speech Communication, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 1990 Master of Science in Education, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE, 1978 Master of Divinity (M.Div) in Theology, Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN, 1973 Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, California State College at Long Beach, CA, 1970 Academic & Professional Experience Regis University, Denver, CO: Professor and Chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, January 2010-present Professor/Academic Advisor, Communication and Conflict Management courses, January 2005-January 2009 Director of Undergraduate Faculty and Curriculum for the College for Professional Studies (formerly School of Professional Studies), taught Communication and Conflict Management program, May 2000-December 2004 University of Denver, Denver, CO: Director of Graduate Studies in Applied Communication and Conflict Management, March 1996-April 2000 Instructor, Team Communication, Conflict Management courses, September 1992-April 2000 Visiting Professor in the Department of Human Communication Studies, 1990-1993 Instructor, Department of Speech Communication, 1988-1990 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Instructor, Persuasion and Principles of Public Relations courses, 1994 Research & Scholarship Published Books Spangle, M. & Isenhart, M. (2003) Negotiation: Communication for Diverse Settings. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. (2000) Collaborative Approaches to Resolving Conflict. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Spangle, M. & Moorhead, J. (1997). Interpersonal Communication in Organizational Settings. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. Journal, Book Chapter, and Professional Publications Spangle, M. & Mitchell, K. (2012). ACResolution, Social media and mediating public policy, 11 (2): 12-15. Spangle, M. & Mitchell, K (2010) Generational Conflict in Organizational Settings, Practical Dispute Resolution, 4 (3):25-34. Spangle, M. (2009) The Importance of Choreography for Mediation in Organizations, Practical Dispute Resolution, 4:2. Spangle, M. (2005) Invisible Elements of Mediation: The pink element in the room, Practical Dispute Resolution, 4:1. Spangle, M. & Knapp (1996). The effectiveness of debate as a corporate decision making tool, The Southern Journal of Forensics, 2 (1). Knapp, D. & Spangle, M. (1995) A functional analysis of the environmental movement after 100 years: The pragmatists and the radicals, Speaker and Gavel, 31 (1), 78-95. Spangle, M. & Germann, C. (1994). Saving our cousins, the chimps: A dramatistic analysis of the environmental rhetoric of Jane Goodall, New York Communication Annual, 8, 5-23. Jerry, C. & Spangle M. (1994). Pat Schroeder. American women orators 1925-1993. Karlyn Kohrs Campbell (Ed.). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. Spangle, M. (1993). The choreography and rhetorical strategies of presidential campaign rallies. Massachusetts Communication Journal, 11 (1), 24-33. Germann, C. & Spangle, M. (1993). Star Trek and the ecology movement after 25 years: Development of parallel world views and rhetorical approaches. The Florida Communication Journal, 21 (1), 25-40. Menzel K. & Spangle M. (1991). Balance of power: The use of computer games as tools for experiential learning in speech communication, Carolinas Speech Communication Annual, 7, 58-67. Spangle, M. (1990). Burke's search for a unifying principle: Development of an adaptable, Platonic framework, Speech Association of Minnesota Journal, 17, 1-6. Additional Publications Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. (July, 2011) Hiding in Plain Sight. Mediate.com, http://www.mediate.com/articles/SpangleIsenhart2.cfm. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. (May, 2006). ADR Processes: Applications For Managing Organizational Change. Mediate.com. http://www.mediate.com/articles/spangleIsenhart1.cfm Spangle, M. (1993, March). Issues of diversity and change in organizational communication. TeamWorks. Spangle, M. (1992, August). Team problems that contribute to intergroup tensions. TeamWorks. Spangle, M. (1992, April). Reducing conflict factors that inhibit collaborative behavior on teams. Teamworks. Convention Papers & Workshops Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “The role of forgiveness in mediation,” presented the Colorado Statewide ADR conference, November 4, 2011, Denver, CO. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “The role of forgiveness in mediation: Crossing the border between transactive and transformative outcomes” presented at the 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Retreat” conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, July 30, 2011, Estes Park, CO. Spangle, M. “The Impact of Communication Technologies on American Culture” presented at the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs, annual convention, October 7, 2010, Dallas, Texas. Spangle, M. & Knapp, D. “Managing workplace conflict between generations” presented at the 2009 National Convention of the Association for Conflict Resolution in Atlanta, GA, October, 2009. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “Organizational misbehavior” presented at the Colorado Statewide ADR Conference, October 24, 2008, Denver, CO. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “Decisions ADR Practitioners Must Make: Choice Points for Effective Conflict Management,” presented at the annual convention for the Association for Conflict Resolution in Phoenix, AZ, Oct 26, 2007. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “In the Eye of the Beholder: The importance of Client Assumptions about Conflict,” presented to the Colorado State Convention of ACR, September 28, 2007. Spangle, M. “Dealing with politics, policies, and potholes in organizational decision making,” presented at the 2007 Rocky Mountain Project Management Symposium, April 20, 2007, Denver, CO. Spangle, M. & Isenhart, M. “ADR processes as a tool for managing organizational change, presented at the 2005 annual convention for the Association of Conflict Resolution in Minneapolis, MN, September 29, 2005. Isenhart, M. & Spangle, M. “Developing Community Mediators,” presented at the 2005 annual convention for the Association of Conflict Resolution in Minneapolis, MN, September 29, 2005. Spangle, M. & Isenhart, M. “What Mediators Negotiate in Mediation,” Three-hour workshop presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Washington, D.C. chapter, Washington, D.C., June 18, 2003. Spangle, M. & Isenhart, M., “Situational Dynamics Require a Diversity of Approaches for Conflict Managers,” Workshop provided for the 2003 Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Greater New Chapter, NYC, June 20, 2003. Spangle, M. & Hodne, G. (2002). “Teaching Values in Asynchronous Online Courses at Liberal Arts Colleges,” presented at the 2002 National Communication Association annual convention in New Orleans. Spangle, M. & Lollar, K. “The Reciprocal Relationship Between the Spoken Word and Computer-Mediated Communication.” Presented at the 1998 National Communication Association annual convention in New York City. Knapp, D. & Spangle, M. “The Men Who Would Be President: A Metaphoric Analysis of the Announcement Speeches of Candidates for the 1996 Republican Nomination,” Western States annual convention, February 1998. Hendry, J., Spangle, M. & Belsten, L. "Environmental Negotiation: New Paths for Overcoming Old Obstacles to Environmental Dispute Resolution," presented at the 1995 Speech Communication Association annual convention in San Antonio, TX. Spangle, M. & Knapp, D. "Debating the Issues: An Old Forum Applied to a New Setting in a Decision-Making Process," presented at the 1994 Speech Communication Association annual convention, New Orleans. Spangle, M. “Metaphors in Organizational Communication: Exploration and Reconstruction,” top paper in Applied Communication, presented at the 1993 Speech Communication Association annual convention, Miami, FL, November. Spangle, M. “The Way We Talk About the Earth: An Exploration of Rhetorical Tactics,” presented at the Eastern Speech Communication Association annual convention, April, 1993, New Haven, CT. Germann, C. & Spangle, M. “Star Trek After 25 Years: A Study of the Myths and Values With Which It Found Its Success,” presented at the Central States Speech Communication Association annual convention, March, 1993, Louisville, KY. Spangle, M. “The Environmental Wars Between Industry, Environmentalists, and Ecologists: Rhetorical Battle of World Views and Strategies for America’s Ideological Center,” presented at the Western States Speech Association annual convention, Albuquerque, NM, 1993. Spangle, M. “A Constructive Use for Metaphor in Conflict Management,” presented at the 1992 Speech Communication Association national convention, Chicago, 1992. Thompson, D. & Spangle, M. “Human Phylogeny: An Application of Vygotsky to the Development of Spoken Language,” presented to the 8th annual meeting of the International Language Origin Society, Cambridge, England, September, 1992. Spangle, M. & Germann, C. Saving Our Cousins, the Chimps: A Dramatistic Analysis of the Environmental Rhetoric of Jane Goodall, presented at the Western States Communication Association annual convention, Boise, ID, Feb, 1992. Spangle, M. “Shared Metaphors: A Reflection of Family World Views,” competitive paper presented for the Commission on Family Communication, at the 1991 Speech Communication Association national convention, Atlanta, GA, November, 1991. Spangle, M. & Menzel, K. “Symbol, Metaphor, and Myth: The Impact of Spoken Language” presented at the 7th annual meeting of the International Language Origins Society at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, July, 1991. Spangle, M. “The Changing American Family: A Look at First and Second-Marriage Families and How They Differ in Attitudes and Perceptions,” Colorado Speech Communication Association 1991 Annual Convention, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, April, 1991. Spangle, M. “Untying the stress knot of the 90s and identifying the family dynamics that facilitate recovery in cardiac patients” Colorado Cardiac Rehab Association State Convention Denver, CO, September 1990. Spangle, M. “Presidential Campaign Rallies 1988: A Look at Rhetorical Strategies,” Colorado Speech Communication Association annual convention, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, April, 1991. Spangle, M. “Family Negotiation: Issues and Strategies,” Colorado Speech Communication Association annual convention, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, April, 1990. Menzel, K. & Spangle, M. “Experiential Learning in Speech Communication Education: Use of a Computer Simulation Game,” Colorado Speech Communication Association annual convention, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, April, 1990. Spradlin, A., Hannegan D., Daniels B., & Spangle M. “A Quantitative Assessment of Imaging a World Without Weapons Workshop,” presented to the Annual Conference of the Consortium for Peace Research and Education, Denver, CO, October 7, 1989.