Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
Dr. Bochner joined the faculty of University of South Florida, Communications Department, in 1984. He served as chair of the department for 8 years while developing the doctoral program. His current projects investigate narratives surrounding aging, especially the aging of family members. He is co-director of the Institute for Interpretive Human Studies, editor of two book series, and serves on the editoral boards of several journals. He teaches courses in Narrative Inquiry, Social Construction of Reality, Writing Workshop, Communicating Close Personal Relationships Art's publications include: Composing Ethnography: Alternative Forms of Qualitative Writing co-edited with Carolyn Ellis AltaMira Press, 1996 , "Perspectives on Inquiry II: Theories and Stories" Handbook of Interpersonal Communication (2nd edition, eds. M. Knapp and G.R. Miller) Sage Publications, 1994, pp. 21-41, "Relationships as Stories" with Carolyn Ellis and Lisa Tillman-Healy Handbook of Personal Relationships (ed. S. Duck) John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 1996, pp. 307-324.