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Southern Oregon University

Emeritus Professor of Communication

Office: Britt Hall 254
Phone: (541) 552-6425

Jon Lange is Professor of Communication and the Coordinator of SOU's Conflict Resolution Certificate program. He chaired the Communication Department from 1987 through 1992. For seven years, Dr. Lange served as the Director of Training and Organizational Development at the university.

Jon has also served on dozens of department and university committees and was the Director of the Accelerated Baccalaureate Program and Chair of the Community-Based Learning Committee. Jon’s research has appeared in national and regional journals and his work off-campus has been extensive, mainly facilitating or mediating the resolution of environmental, healthcare and workplace multi-party disputes. He is on the roster for the U.S. Institute of Environmental Conflict Resolution and the Applied Practitioner Team for Oregon Consensus.

Jon is the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for Mediation Works, Southern Oregon's community dispute resolution center.


Ph.D., 1981, University of Washington
M.A., 1975, Portland State University
B.S., 1973, Pennsylvania State University


COMM 324 Nonverbal Communication
COMM 407/507 Relational Communication
COMM 455/555 Conflict Resolution
COMM 448/558 Mediation and Conflict Management
COMM 460 Negotiation
COMM 475/575 Organizational Communication
MiM 514 Leadership and Organization Communication
MBA 511 Critical Thinking and Communication