Beer/Brewing Operations, Communications, Ethics/Ethical Studies, Workplace Issues
Organizational, workplace and professional communication, Communication ethics, Environmental communication, Organizational change, Public speaking/presentational communication, Communication theory and practice; Teamwork, teams and collaboration
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Communication Studies
Office Phone: 303-615-0675
Interviewed by: Denver7, FOX31, CW2
Brendan Kendall, Ph.D., is an associate professor and associate chair in the Department of Communication Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver. His areas of expertise are in organizational communication, focusing on workplace and professional communication.
Kendall began teaching at MSU Denver in 2015 where he is also serving as co-chairperson and team lead for the President’s Transition Sustainability Team
His research is currently focused on exploring ethics in organization communication, communicating ‘employability’ and strategic image management in the craft brewing industry. Kendall has co-authored the book “Just a Job? Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life” and has been published in academic journals including Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture and The Critical Journal of Organization, Theory, and Society. He has also participated on panels for organizations including the National Communication Association, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics.
Kendall received his doctorate and master’s in communication from University of Utah in 2011 and 2005, respectively, and a bachelor’s in communication studies from University of Montana in 2003.