Stacey Wieland

Stacey Wieland


  • BA - Calvin College, Department of Communications Arts and Sciences, 2000
  • MA - University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication, 2001
  • PhD - University of Colorado, Boulder, Department of Communication, 2007

Academic interests

organizational communication, qualitative methods, meanings of work, culture, and identity


Wieland, S. M. B. (forthcoming). Understanding and representing changing work structures and practices through art. Communication Teacher.

Herrygers, K. S. & Wieland, S. M. B. (forthcoming). Work socialization through part-time work: Cultivating self-efficacy and engagement through care. Journal of Applied Communication Research.

Wieland, S. M. B. (2017). Organizational identity. In C. Scott & L. Lewis (General Eds.), J. Barker, J. Keyton, T. Kuhn, and P. Turner (Associate Eds.), The international encyclopedia of organizational communication (pp. 1-14). Chichester, U.K.: Wiley Blackwell. 

Kirby, E. L., Kuhn, T. R., McBride, M. C., McHendry, G. F., Meisenbach, R. J., Remke, R. V., & Wieland, S. M. B. (2017). Opting (back) in to paid work: A capitalist, gendered, classed, careerist analysis. In E. F. Hatfield (Ed.), The Balancing Act: Intersections of Work-Life Balance in Communication Across Identities, Genders, and Cultures. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

O’Million-Hodges, L. & Wieland, S. M. B. (2016). Unraveling the leadership dichotomy in the classroom and beyond.  Journal of Leadership Education, 15, 110-128.

Wieland, S. M. B., & Loughlin, B. (2016). From longing to work to loving retirement: Changing meanings of work of a Latvian American in Sweden. In S. Shenoy-Packer & E. Gabor (Eds.) Immigrant workers and meanings of work: Communicating life and career transitions (pp. 143-154). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

Wieland, S. M. B. & Bauer, J. C. (2015). Interrogating meanings of work in children’s literature. Communication Teacher, 29, 76-80.

Kirby, E. L., Wieland, S. M. & McBride, M. C. (2013). Work/life conflict. In J. Oetzel & S. Ting-Toomey (Eds.), Handbook of communication and conflict (2nd ed., pp. 377-402). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Lair, D. J. & Wieland, S. M. B. (2012). Vocational socialization in the university: Narratives of major selection. Management Communication Quarterly, 26(3), 423-452.

Wieland, S. M. B. (2011). Struggling to manage work as a part of everyday life: Complicating control, rethinking resistance and contextualizing work/life studies. Communication Monographs, 78(2)162-184.

Wieland, S. M. B. (2010).  Ideal selves as resources for the situated practice of identity. Management Communication Quarterly. 24(4), 503-528. 

Wieland, S. M. B., Bauer, J. C. & Deetz, S. (2009).  Excessive careerism and destructive life stresses: The role of entrepreneurialism in colonizing work identities. In P. Lutgen-Sandvik, & B. Sypher, (Eds.). The destructive side of organizational communication: Processes, consequences and constructive ways of organizing (pp. 99-120). London and New York: Routledge. 

Wieland, S. M. (2006). Discourses of careerism, separatism, and individualism: A work/life communication response to the opt-out revolution. Electronic Journal of Communication / La Revue Electronique de Communication, 16 (3 & 4).

Taylor, B. C., Irvin, L. R. & Wieland, S. M. (2006). Checking the map: Critiquing Joanne Martin’s meta-theory of organizational culture and its uses in organizational communication research. Communication Theory, 16, 304-332


Awarded Management Communication Quarterly’s 2010 Article of the Year for her article “Ideal Selves as Resources for the Situated Practice of Identity" 

Awarded the 2008 W. Charles Redding Dissertation Award from the International Communication Association 


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