Mary Bresnahan

Mary Bresnahan


  • Communication
(517) 432-1285


I currently lead 3 interesting and demanding research teams composed of doctoral, MA, and undergraduate students which have generated 8 conference papers this year. My newest endeavor is the Cultural Mentors program pairing up US & international students to exchange information about each other’s cultures.


COM 225 – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

COM 391 – Topics in Verbal, Intercultural, or Gender Communication

COM 828 – Cross-Cultural Communication


Ph.D., University of Michigan M.A., University of South Carolina

Research and Teaching

Culture & identity, spirituality & health, barriers to organ donation

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd., Room 555
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824