Women's and Gender Studies Program
Professor of Communication
Gender and Communication; Communication and Sexual Harassment; Child Custody Mediation in the Context of Intimate Partner Abuse
Ph.D., Purdue University
Shereen Bingham is a Professor in the School of Communication and on the Women’s and Gender Studies faculty. She teaches Gender and Communication (SPCH 3750) and has taught gender-focused classes at the graduate level. She has a long-standing interest in the use of communication to prevent sexual harassment, and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and an edited book on this topic. Dr. Bingham also is a highly trained and experienced mediator and teaches courses in Interpersonal Conflict and Conflict Mediation. As a family mediator, she helps disputing parents develop plans for parenting their children after divorce. She is currently researching the manner in which family mediators in Nebraska conduct screening interviews with divorcing parents to identify intimate partner abuse in their relationships with the goal of ensuring the conflict resolution process will be safe for the parents and family. Additionally, Dr. Bingham is committed to fostering communication and understanding among people of different races and ethnicities. She serves on the Board of Directors and facilitation and research committees of Omaha Table Talk, a non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate positive and productive relationships across racial and ethnic lines through genuine dialogue over a shared meal.