Communications, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues, Labor Relations, Men's Health, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Personal relationships, Professional relationships, Conflict and workplace relationships, Communication, Friendships between men and women, Friendships in LGBTQ community
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Communication Arts and Sciences
Office Phone: 303-615-0883
Mobile Phone: 713-702-4726
Interviewed by: CBC Nova Scotia - Ontario Today
Mike Monsour, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Communication Arts and Sciences Department at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He has focused on friendships between women and men for the past 25 years.
He has conducted research on postmodern cross-gender friendships, interpersonal perception, identity formation and general studies assessment. Most recently, Monsour has written about friendships formed between a cisgender person and a transgender person. He is also chairing the PAC (Provost's Office Assessment Committee) from fall 2016 through fall 2019.
Monsour received his doctorate in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Illinois in Champaign, a masters from University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and a bachelor’s from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.