Ph.D. in Communication, University of California, Santa BarbaraEmphasis: Interpersonal Communication, Intergroup/Intercultural Communication, Psychology
M.A. in Speech Communication, California State University, FullertonEmphasis: Interpersonal Communication and Persuasion B.A. in Communication, University of California, Santa BarbaraMajor: Communication, Minor: Spanish
University of Costa Rica, Education Abroad Program through UCSB Emphasis: Linguistics, Intercultural Communication
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Intergroup Perception Interpersonal Communication Leadership Social Justice Public Speaking Organizational/Business Communication Conflict and Mediation Service Learning Digital Storytelling
Showing Up for Racial Justice, Co-Founder: Santa Barbara Chapter. 2016-present
Dining for Women, Chapter Leader: Santa Barbara Chapter 5. 2014- present Direct Relief Women, Santa Barbara, CA. Member. 2014-2015.
Umoja Faculty Mentor, Santa Barbara City College, Fall 2018- present
Leaders for Equity, Anti-Racism, & Reparations Now (LEARN), Santa Barbara City College, Spring 2018- present
Department Chair, Santa Barbara City College, Department of Communication, 2015-2018
International Education Committee, Santa Barbara City College. Member 2006-present
Chair, International Education Committee, Santa Barbara City College, 2009-2017
Honors Advisory Committee, Member, Santa Barbara City College, 2009-2017
Just Communities, Student Equity Training, Santa Barbara City College, Attendee, August 2015
SBCC Accreditation Committee, Standard IIA: Educational Programs: Spring 2014
Director, Annual Lancaster Speech Tournament, Santa Barbara City College, 2004-2007
Panel Chair, National Communication Association Conference, 2005
Communication & TechnologyReviewer, National Communication Association Conference, 2004- 2005
Communication & Technology Reviewer, National Communication Association Conference, 2003
Student DivisionTechnology Committee, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001-2003
Debate and Forensics Judge, California State University, Fullerton, 1999-2000
Our Liberation is Bound in Each Others: Why Intersectional Activism is the New Feminism. Speaker for Santa Barbara Associates Luncheon, April 13, 2017.
Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy: Examining Our Blind Spots, Designer and Presenter of Faculty Training at SBCC Faculty In-Service, August 2015.
Faculty-led Service Learning: Optimizing Student & Host Community Members’ Experience. Presenter at the Association of International Educators Conference, Boston, MA, May 28, 2015.
Biased Communication Paves the Path to Discrimination. Key Note Speaker at the Anti-Defamation League’s Spring Garden Party at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA. April 12, 2013.
Caveats in the Benefits of International Education. Presented at the Institute for World Culture, Santa Barbara, CA. September 2011.
Essentials of Education: The Importance of Travel. The Anacapa School, Santa Barbara, CA. November 16, 2007.
Essentials of Cultural Awareness for Study Abroad Students. Office of International Education, SBCC, May 5, 2007.
Passionate Speaking for Environmental Activists. Environmental Studies, SBCC, November 30, 2006.
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity. New Orleans, LA, May 2018
NCORE:National Conference on Race and Ethnicity. Fortworth, TX, May 2017
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity. San Francisco, CA, May 2016
NAFSA Association of International Educators Conference, Boston, MA, May 2015
International Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 2007
National Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA, November 2005
National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2002
International Communication Association Conference, Seoul, Korea. July 2001
Association for Women in Communication 2018 Woman of Achievement
Above and Beyond EOPS Faculty Recognition Award, Santa Barbara City College, 2012
Top Paper in Intergroup Division ICA Conference, New York. May 2005
Debut Award for Independent Research: WSCA Conference, February 2001
Top Paper in Health Communication: WSCA Conference, February 2001
Outstanding Teaching Associate of the Year, California State University, Fullerton, 2000
GRANTS AND FUNDING
Regents Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara
Faculty Research Assistance Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara
Department Chair and Tenured Faculty MemberSanta Barbara City College, Department of Communication
Study Abroad Director for SBCC Communication Programs: Design and teach study abroad programs for students. Destinations have included Cuba, India, Rwanda, Australia, South Africa, Czech Republic, Germany, and The Netherlands.
World Smart Leadership Program, Program Designer and Traveling ProfessorUniversity of Colorado, Denver, Department of CommunicationTaught Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict, and Leadership courses to college students from 25 different countries as we traveled together across three continents for one year.
California State University, Fullerton, Department of Marketing
California State University, Fullerton, Department of Speech Communication
Fullerton College, Humanities Division
Saddleback College, Fine Arts Division
Cypress College, Language Arts Division
Textbooks: Hutchinson, C.C. (2017, 2014, 2012) Interpersonal Communication: Navigating Relationships in a Changing World. New York: Hayden McNeil. Hutchinson, C.C. (2011). Intercultural communication: A Guide for the Global Village. Amazon.com Hutchinson, C.C. (2010) Cross-cultural communication: A guide for SBCC international students. Amazon.com Cropley, C. J. (2010). Two to tango: Understanding and applying theories of interpersonal communication. San Diego: National Social Science Press.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: Cropley, C.J. (2007). A latent variable analysis of couple closeness, attributions, and relational satisfaction. The Family Journal, 16(4). Cropley, C.J. (2006). The moderating role of personality attributes in predicting persuasive effectiveness of partners and relapse potential of substance abusers. Addiction Research and Theory, 14(5), 493-509. Cropley, C.J. (2003). The effect of provider gender and persuasive strategy on patient compliance and satisfaction. American Journal of Health Studies, 18, 117-125.
Edited Textbooks: Adler, R.B & Rodman, G. (2010). Understanding human communication, 11th ed. New York: Oxford University Press. (Contributing Editor and Author) Cropley, C.J. & Wiemann, M. O. (Eds.). (2007). Interpersonal communication: Analyses and applications. New Jersey: Pearson.
Book Chapters Cropley, C.J. (2008) Service Learning. In R.B. Adler, & G. Rodman (Eds.) Understanding human communication, 10th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.
Workbooks and Manuals: Cropley, C.J. (2007) Guide to success in business communication: Course manual and workbook. San Diego: National Social Science Press. Cropley, C.J. & Wiemann, M. O. (2007). Interpersonal communication course manual and workbook. San Diego: National Social Science Press.
Magazine Articles: Hutchinson, C.C (February, 2015). Kids' Misuse of the Term 'Racist.' The Establishment. Hutchinson, C.C. (September 2012). Namaste in Practice: Mindfulness Through Connection. L.A. Yoga Hutchinson, C.C. (October 2012). Putting Relationships Past to Rest. L.A. Yoga. Hutchinson, C.C. (November 2012). Assessing Your Propensity for Gratitude.L.A. Yoga. Hutchinson, C.C. (December 2012). The Season of Materialism. L.A. Yoga. Hutchinson, C.C. (February 2013). Love Styles. Find Bliss. Hutchinson, C.C. ( March 2013). Compassionate Communication. Find Bliss.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO RESEARCH PROJECTS
Communication Research Measures, Volume 2, Organizational Communication Chapter, assisted David Seibold, Department Chair, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Second Language Acquisition and Identity, assisted Kimberly Knowles, Visiting Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Bilingual Education and Self-Esteem of Native Spanish Speakers, assisted Scott Reid, Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.
MISC. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Marketing and Promotions Associate Santa Barbara Broadcast Center: KMGQ, KHTY, and KIIS. Conducted market analysis, wrote copy for radio, created marketing materials, designed promotional programs, and organized promotional events in the community.
Traffic and Weather Reporter Santa Barbara Broadcast Center: KTMS Reported daily traffic and weather reports live on air.