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College of Human Environmental Sciences

Colleen Colaner, PhD

Colleen Colaner

Assistant Professor
212 Switzler Hall
Department of Communication
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-3522
Vita (PDF)


PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011; MA, Wake Forest University, 2007; BA, Cedarville University, 2004.

Research Interests

  • Identity in family and personal relationships
  • Discourse dependence and identity formation in diverse families, with a current emphasis on adoptive families, interfaith families, and feminist identity development

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