Eric Kramer

Dr. Eric Kramer
Position: Professor
Education: Ph.D., Ohio University, 1988


Phone: 405-325-2349

Office: Burton Hall Room 208C
Office Hours: MW 9:00-10:00,
or by appointment


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Dr. Eric Kramer

Classes Spring 2017 semester:

COMM 2713 Communication Theory

COMM 5253 Cross-Cultural Communication


Academic Interests: Mass Media, International, Intercultural. Author of seven books including Modern/Postmodern: Off the Beaten Path of Antimodernism, The Emerging Monoculture: Assimilation, and the "Model Minority" and several journal articles and award winning papers. I serve on the review and editorial boards and have reviewed for several journals including; The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, The Journal of Communication, Communication Studies, The Journal of Applied Communication, The Journal of Intercultural Communication, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication , International Journal of Intercultural Relations, The Howard Journal of Communications, and so forth.

I have directed over 30 doctoral dissertations and my former doctoral students now teach at many places including New York University, Rice University, The Kyoto University College of Medicine, University of Incheon, Incheon Korea, the University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, The International Christian University in Tokyo, California State University, Sacramento, The University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Brigham Young University, Hofstra University, University of Northern Iowa, Bowling Green University, The University of Central Florida, John Carroll University, Ohio University, Daegu University, Daegu Korea, and so forth. I am a Fellow in The Communicology Institute, and I am a founding director of the European Union Institute of Comparative Cultures.

Selected Publications


艾瑞克•克來默 (Eric Kramer), 劉楊. (2015). 全球化語境下的跨文化傳播 [Cross-cultural Communication in the Contexts of Globalization].北京:清華大學. (Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press).

Kramer, E. M., Adkins, G. L., Kim, S. H. & Miller, G. (2014). Environmental communication and the extinction vortex: Technology as denial of death. New York: Hampton Press.

Kramer, E. M., Callahan, L. C., & Zuckerman, S. D. (2012). Intercultural Communication & Global Integration. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Dalton, P., & Kramer, E. M. (2012). Coarseness in U.S. Public Communication. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Grace, J., & Kramer, E. M. (Eds.). (2013). Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations (Vol. 3). New York: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the “Model Minority”. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (1997). Modern/Postmodern: Off the Beaten Path of Antimodernism. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Journal Articles:

Croucher, S. M. & Kramer, E. M. (in press). Cultural fusion theory: An alternative to acculturation. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication.

Kramer, E. M. (2016). Immigrant identity: Part I. Social Inquiry into Well-Being, 2(2), 1-11.

Kramer, E. M. (2016). Immigrant identity: Part II. Social Inquiry into Well-Being, 2(2), 12-23.

Hsieh, E., Bruscella, J. S., Zanin, A., & Kramer, E. M. (2016). “It’s not like you need to live 10 or 20 years”: Challenges to patient-centered care in gynecologic oncologist-patient interactions. Qualitative Health Research, 26, 1191-1202.

Book Chapters:

Bingham, C., & Kramer, E. (2016). “Neoliberalism and the Production of Enemies: The Commercial Logic of Yahoo! News, In V. Berdayes and J. Murphy, (Eds.), Neoliberalism, economic radicalism, and the normalization of violence (pp. 53-69). New York: Springer.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Hermeneutics: The World as Conversation. In C. McIlwain (Ed.). Philosophy, method, and cultural criticism. (pp. 11-33). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Dimensional accrual and dissociation: An introduction. In J. Grace & E. M. Kramer (Eds.), Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations (Vol. 3, pp. 123-184). New York: Hampton.