Office: 110 Ferguson
- Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2007
- M.A., Arizona State University, 2002
- B.S., Bradley University, 2000
Public health, organizational policy, nutrition promotion and practice, school meal programs, discourse tracing, and participatory research
Recent Research & Publications
LeGreco, M. (Forthcoming). Working with policy: Managing ambiguity and paradox to promote healthy eating. Journal of Applied Communication Research. Article accepted for publication February 8, 2011.
LeGreco, M. & Leonard, D. (In Press, 2011). Building sustainable community-based food programs: Cautionary tales from The Garden.Environmental Communication, 5 (2).
LeGreco, M. & Canary, H. E. (2011). Enacting sustainable school-based healthcare: A communication-centered approach to policy and practice. American Journal of Public Health, 101, 431-437.
LeGreco, M. (2011). "Mama thinks I'm feeding you: Using food rules to restructure school meal programs." In J. M. Cramer, C. P. Greene, & L. M. Walters (Eds.), Food as communication/communication as food (pp. 359-380).New York: Peter Lang.
Jovanovic, S., Poulos, C., & LeGreco, M. (2010). Waiting for the bus: Awakening a social justice sensibility through communication activism.Carolinas Communication Annual, 25, 1-17.
LeGreco, M., Hess, A., Lederman, L., La Valley, A., & Schuwerk, T. (2010). An innovative dialogue about college drinking: Developing an Immediate Response Technology Model for health promotion. Communication Education, 54, 389-404.
LeGreco, M. & Tracy, S.J. (2009). Discourse tracing as qualitative practice. Qualitative Inquiry, 15, 1516-1543.
LeGreco, M. (2007). Consuming policy: Organizing school meal programs to promote healthy eating practices. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Arizona State University.
Lederman, L.C., LeGreco, M., Schuwerk, T.J., & Cripe, E.T. (2007). A final word: Framing the future of health communication. In Linda C. Lederman (Ed.). Beyond these Walls: Readings in Health Communication (pp. 395-408). Los Angeles: Roxbury.
LeGreco, M. (2007). Instructor's Manual for Organizational Communication: Balancing Creativity and Constraint (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press.
Trethewey, A., Scott, C., & LeGreco, M. (2006). Constructing embodied organizational identities: Commodifying, securing and servicing professional bodies. In Dow, B., and Wood, J. (Eds.) The Handbook of Gender and Communication (pp. 123-143). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
LeGreco, M. (2005) Book review. Unwanted claims: The politics of participation in the U.S. social welfare system. Perspectives in Public Affairs, 2, 35-37.