Kendra Mann
Kendra Mann
Associate Lecturer in Communication Studies
Curriculum Vitae


Room:LB 362

About Kendra Mann

Kendra Mann is an Associate Lecturer of Communication Studies. In addition to teaching COMM 201, COMM 401, and COMM 315 online, she assists students with academic planning and serves as a supportive mentor to her advisees. Her research interests are in Instructional Communication, specifically focusing on immediacy building in an online learning environment. As the COMM Club advisor, she works with students to create opportunities for professional development and community engagement for COMM majors. In her role as Wellness Ambassador, she promotes BSU WorkingWell programs and assembles department walking teams for some friendly, healthy competition among her colleagues. In her leisure time she enjoys painting abstract landscapes, home-improvement projects, and fantasy dramas. 


M.A., Ball State University
B.S., Ball State University


COMM 201 Exploration of Communication Studies
COMM 210 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
COMM 251 Business and Professional Communication
COMM 315 Communication and Technology
COMM 325 Interviewing
COMM 330 Small Group Communication
COMM 340 Leadership Communication
COMM 401 Senior Seminar in Communication Studies
COMM 440 Interpersonal Communication

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Communication Studies, Spring 2020
  • Professionalism Award, College of Communication, Information, and Media, Fall 2019
  • CCIM $500 Micro-grant Recipient for Community Career Building Project, College of Communication, Information, and Media, Ball State University, Spring 2015
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Communication Studies Department, Ball State University, Spring 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Ball State University Graduate School, Spring 2011


  • NCASC "Comm Club" Advisor
  • Wellness Ambassador
  • Curriculum Planning and Development Committee
  • Department Advisor

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Intercultural Commun 290 810 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Leadership and Group 340 820 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE