In addition to teaching and writing, Carolyn directs and teaches in the Preparing Future Faculty program in the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University. She has been selected as one of the 2012 inductees into the Central States Communication Association’s Hall of Fame. She is author of Empathy in the Global World: An Intercultural Perspective (2010); coauthor of Intercultural Communication: A Text/Reader (2007) and Intercultural Communication: Roots and Routes (1999); and co-editor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Sermonic Power of Public Discourse (1993). Carolyn’s awards include a Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship, a Fulbright scholarship to Nigeria in West Africa, a Carnegie scholarship, and the Distinguished Alumni award from Grambling State University. In 1999, she was the recipient of the National Communication Association’s Robert J. Kibler Award for “dedication to excellence, concern for others, a vision of what can be, and acceptance of diversity.” She has given hundreds of speeches and talks across the globe.