B.A. and M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Utah.Interpersonal and Organizational Communication. Dr. May’s interests include interpretive and critical studies of organizational communication, post-structuralist theory, and boundaries among work/family, labor/leisure, and private/public. He is currently studying organizational ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Current Research: Dr. May’s research focuses on the relationship between work and identity, as it relates to the boundaries of public/private, work/family, and labor/leisure. His research has explored the role of corporate counseling programs during organizational change and crisis, including downsizing, labor strikes, and accidents. Most recently, he has studied the challenges and opportunities for organizational ethics and corporate social responsibility, including common ethical dilemmas and key practices of organizational ethics and corporate social responsibility.