Sally Hastings earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, her master’s from the University of Kent at Canterbury, and her doctorate from the University of Massachusetts. She joined the UCF faculty in 2005, after having taught at Washburn University and Western Kentucky University.


  • Communication and bereavement
  • Cultural communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Interracial communication
  • Ethnography of communication
  • Interpersonal communication in the workplace
  • Community building
  • Marginalization and stigmatization