Elizabeth Williams

Contact Information

Phone: 970-491-7181

Email: Elizabeth.A.Williams@colostate.edu

Office: A237 Behavioral Science Building

Role: Faculty

Position: Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor

  • Organizational Communication

Department: Communication Studies


Elizabeth A. Williams is an Associate Professor of Organizational Communication. Elizabeth teaches classes in Organizational and Professional Communication as well as Relating & Organizing for Health. Her research interests include identification and leadership in a variety of organizational contexts, including distributed teams, multiteam systems, organizations experiencing change, and health organizations. Her work has been published in Journal of Communication, Journal of Health Communication, Health Communication, and various edited volumes. She has conducted communication workshops in a variety of corporate and academic settings, has been recognized for excellence in teaching, and and in 2012, she was awarded the International Communication Association's W. Charles Redding Dissertation Award.


Ph.D., Purdue University


Elizabeth A. Williams and Andrew W. Ishak, “Discourses of an Organization Tragedy: Emotion, Sensemaking and Learning After the Yarnell Hill Fire.” Western Journal of Communication http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10570314.2017.1313446?journalcode=rwjc20

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