Lindsey B. Anderson

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Purdue University

2108 Skinner Building
Professional Interests: 

Dr. Lindsey Anderson is an organizational communication scholar who investigates aging and other, related communication processes using qualitative methods. Her primary area of research addresses the way age/aging is portrayed by organizations as well as the intergenerational interactions that take place in the workplace. Drawing on her role as the Executive Director of the Oral Communication Program, Lindsey also explores questions about the role of communication in the teaching/learning process. Her research has appeared in multiple outlets including Communication TeacherThe Annals of the International Communication AssociationPublic Relations ReviewManagement Communication Quarterly, Communication Studies, and Public Relations Inquiry

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate Advising Philosophy

Representative Publications:

Anderson, L. B., & Guo, S. J. (2018). The changing face of retirement: Exploring retirees’ communicative construction of tensions through bridge employment. Communication Studies, 69, 196-212. doi:10.1080/10510974.2018.1437056

Gettings, P. & Anderson, L. B. (2018). Exploring retirement as a communicative process: A research agenda for communication scholars. Annals of the International Communication Association, 42, 224-241. doi:10.1080/23808985.2018.1497453

Anderson, L. B. (2015). Changing the story of retirement: How AARP utilizes a strategic narrative to advocate for the aging workforce. Public Relations Review, 41, 357-364. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2015.02.004