Navigating Cultural Differences
Deaf Studies professor Dr. Michael Ballard provides a workshop on navigating cultural conflicts. Workshop focuses on individual and cultural influences on communication, bias, and social justice.
Michael B Ballard, PhD is an assistant professor in the department of Languages and Cultures at Utah Valley University. He earned his PhD in Education from Drake University. Additionally, he holds degrees in communication and leadership from the University of Colorado and Gonzaga University respectively. In addition to classroom settings, Michael provides cultural workshops and consultations. When not working in the academy, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor cooking, and bonfires.