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Janet Skupien

  • Visiting Scholar


Janet Skupien’s teaching interests center on the role of communication in human life and the ethical challenges of the current communication landscape.  Her research focuses on the place of human beings within the information and AI revolutions, including the differences between human understanding and machine understanding.  She is at work on a book, Human Understanding: Knowledge and Self-Knowledge After Wittgenstein.


Courses Taught

  • Public Speaking (COMMRC 0520)
  • Theories of Interpersonal Communication (COMMRC 1110)
  • Communication Ethics (COMMRC 1161)
  • Special Topics: Narrative and Storytelling (COMMRC 1730)