Chad Compton

Chad ComptonChad Compton | Professor

Research Interests:
Documenting levels of communication apprehension among various cultural groups at BYU–Hawaii; Creating & evaluating curricular strategies to promote the development of intercultural sensitivity;
Exploring how international students use of virtual communities for the purposes of culture & identity maintenance;
The role & function of LDS language wards in the Laie and Laie North LDS stakes;
A longitudinal study documenting the development of intercultural sensitivity over students 4 years of study at BYU–Hawaii


Ph.D. Organizational Communication, Ohio University
M.A.  Human Resource Development & Communication, Brigham Young University, Provo
B.A.  Interpersonal Communication, Brigham Young University, Provo

Contact Information: MFB 216


  • COMM 110: Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 301: The Internet & Society
  • COMM 360: Communication Theory
  • COMM 326: Issues in Global Communication