Mary P. Lahman, PhD, was recently accepted onto the Institute of General Semantics board of trustees.
A Professor of Communication Studies at Manchester University, Mary incorporates appreciative inquiry and diversity-affirming ethics into her teaching of intercultural communication, listening, and general semantics.
Her publications include articles in ETC: A Review of General Semantics and the textbook Action & Awareness: A General Semantics Approach to Effective Language Behavior (a free download in the IGS Store).
Also of note, Mary won the Sanford I. Berman Award for Excellence in Teaching General Semantics in 2014.
Below are two presentations by Mary P. Lahman at previous symposia sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics.