Dr. Eric KramerDr. Eric Kramer

Presidental Professor, Communication
University of Oklahoma

Office: 405-641-1911
Fax: 405-325-7625
email: Eric Kramer


Selected Publications

    A. Journal Articles & Book Chapters

    B. Books

    C. Edited Books

    D. Book Reviews

    E. Essays

 

 

Journal Articles &
Book Chapters

Croucher, S. M. & Kramer, E. M. (2017). Cultural fusion theory: An alternative to acculturation. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 10, 97-114. 

Kramer, E. M. (2016). Immigrant identity: Part I. Social Inquiry into Well-Being, 2(2), 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/SIIW-16-2-2-01

Kramer, E. M. (2016). Immigrant identity: Part II. Social Inquiry into Well-Being, 2(2), 12-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/SIIW-16-2-2-02

Bingham, C., & Kramer, E. (2016). “Neoliberalism and the Production of Enemies: The Commercial Logic of Yahoo! News, In V. Berdayes and J. Murphy, (Eds.), Neoliberalism, economic radicalism, and the normalization of violence (pp. 53-69). New York: Springer.

Kramer, E. M. (2016). The working poor: Two perspectives on reality—a communication to the Editor inviting a discussion. Poverty & Public Policy, 8, 263-274.

Hsieh, E., Bruscella, J. S., Zanin, A., & Kramer, E. M. (2016). “It’s not like you need to live 10 or 20 years”: Challenges to patient-centered care in gynecologic oncologist-patient interactions. Qualitative Health Research, 26, 1191-1202.. 

Kramer, E. M. (2014). Innovative communication needs versus the ideology of conformity. In M. Iwakuma (Ed.), The struggle to belong: Stepping into the world of the disabled (pp. ix-xix). New York: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Hermeneutics: The world as conversation. In C. McIlwain (Ed.), Philosophy, Method, and Cultural Criticism (pp. 11-33). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2013). Dimensional accrual and dissociation: An introduction. In J. Grace & E. M. Kramer (Eds.), Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations (Vol. 3, pp. 123-184). New York: Hampton.

Hsieh, E. & Kramer, E. (2013). 「病人自主權」與「病患授權」在醫療口譯實務應用與理論探討[Patient Autonomy and Patient Empowerment in Interpreter-Mediated Medical Encounters ]. Proceedings of the Fourth Cross-straits Symposium on Translation and Intercultural Communication (pp. 266-288). Shanghai, China: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.

Kramer, E. M. & Hsieh, E. (2012). Anti-culture and aging. In S. L. Arxer, & J. W. Murphy (Eds.), The symbolism of globalization, development, and aging (pp. 135-156). New York: Springer.

Hsieh, E., & Kramer, E. M. (2012). Medical interpreters as tools: Dangers and challenges in the utilitarian approaches to interpreters’ roles and functions. Patient Education and Counseling, 89, 158-162.

Kramer, E. M. (2012). Science. In O. Patterson & G. J. Golson (Eds.), Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An encyclopedia; Vol 3: Cultural Sociology of East and Southeast Asia (pp. 177-181). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kramer, E. M. (2012). Addressing the grand omission: A brief explanation of the pragmatics of intercultural communication in terms of spiritual systems – A taxonomic approach. In Croucher, S. M. & Harris, T. M. (Eds.), Religion and communication: An anthology of extensions in theory, research, and method (pp. 189-221). New York: Peter Lang.

Hsieh, E, & Kramer, E. M. (2012). The clashes of expert and layman talk: Constructing meanings of interpreter-mediated medical encounters. In C. Callahan (Ed.), Communication, comparative cultures and civilizations (Vol. 2; pp. 19-44). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. 

Kramer, E. M. (2011). Preface. In Croucher, S. & Cronn-Mills, D. (Eds.), Religious Misperceptions: The Case of Muslims and Christians in France and Britain. (pp. vii-xxxii). New York: Hampton Press.

Matusitz, J., & Kramer, E. M. (2011). A critique of Bernstein’s beyond objectivism and relativism: Science, hermeneutics, and praxis. Poiesis & Praxis, 7, 291-303. 

Kramer, E. M. (2010). Immigration. In R. L. Jackson, II (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Identity (pp. 384-389). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Hsieh, E., Kong, H., Kramer, E. M. (2009). 醫療口譯員與醫護人員如何建構、協調彼此的溝通語意及專業權威 [Constructing Meanings and Authority in Bilingual Health Care]. 翻譯學研究集刊 Fan I Hsueh Yen Chiu Chi K'an [Studies of Translation and Interpretation], 12, 87-123.

Kramer, E. M., Kim, T. (2009). The global network of players. In J. M. Choi & J. W. Murphy Eds.), Globalisation and the prospects for critical reflection (pp. 183-211). Delhi, India: Aakar.

Kramer, E. M. (2008). Theoretical reflections on intercultural studies: Preface. In S. Croucher (Ed.), Looking Beyond the Hijab (pp. ix-xxxix). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2008). On the sense of the partial fulfillment of perspective: The construction of reliable order out of chaos. In P. Dalton (Ed.), Comparative Cultures and Civilizations (Vol. 1, pp. 151-168). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). Vanishing meaning, the ideology of value-addition, and the diffusion of broadband information technology. In J. M. Choi, J. W. Murphy & M. J. Caro (Eds.), Globalization with a human face (pp. 87-108). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). The body in communication. In V. Berdayes, L. Esposito & J. Murphy (Eds.), The Body in Human Inquiry: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Embodiment (pp. 51-86). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (2004). Guest editor's introduction: Special issue "Narrative and Time". TAMARA: The Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science, 3(1), iv-v.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Introduction: Assimilation and the model minority ideology. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. xi-xxi). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Gaiatsu and cultural judo. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 1-32). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Isa, M., & Kramer, E. M. (2003). Adopting the Caucasian "look": Reorganizing the minority face. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 41-74). Westport, CT: Praeger.

McClure, R., Reed, W., & Kramer, E. M. (2003). A world of cookie-cutter faces. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 221-233). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Cosmopoly: Occidentalism and the new world order. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority" (pp. 234-291). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (2003). Who's afraid of the virgin wolf man? Or, the other meaning of auto-eroticism. In G. D. Rhodes (Ed.), Horror at the drive-in: Essays in popular Americana (pp. 9-23). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Kramer, E. M. (2002). Hermeneutics. Inter/Sections: The Journal of Global Communications & Culture, 2(5), 103-114.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). Japanese clocks: Semiotic evidence of the perspectival mutation. The American Journal of Semiotics, 17(2), 71-137.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). Defining crime: Signs of postmodern murder and the "freeze" case of Yoshihiro Hattori. The American Journal of Semiotics, 17(1), 7-84.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (2001). グローバリズムによるアイデンティティの画一化と喪失 [Standardization and Loss of Identity Through Globalism]. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 4(1), 1-13.

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Ressentiment and Racism. In M. K. Asante & E. Min (Eds.), Socio-cultural Conflict between African and Korean Americans (pp. 35-70). New York: University Press of America. [Corrected Proof]

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Cultural fusion and the defense of difference. In M. K. Asante & J. E. Min (Eds.), Socio-cultural Conflict between African and Korean Americans (pp. 183-230). New York: University Press of America. [Corrected Proof]

Kramer, E. M. (2000). Contemptus Mundi: Reality as disease In V. Berdayes & J. W. Murphy (Eds.), Computers, human interaction, and organizations: Critical issues (pp. 31-54). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (2000). The changing faces of reality. Keio Communication Review, 22, 79-109.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (1999). Japanese furoosha (bums) and hoomuresu (homeless): Living in the shadow of wealth. In E. Min (Ed.), Reading the homeless: The media's image of homeless culture (pp. 197-215). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M., & Lee, S. (1999). Homelessness: The other as object. In E. Min (Ed.), Reading the homeless: The media's image of homeless culture (pp. 135-157). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Ikeda, R., & Kramer, E. M. (1998). The Enola Gay: The transformation of an airplane into an icon and the ownership of history. Keio Communication Review, 20, 49-73.

Kramer, E. M., & Ikeda, R. (1998). Understanding different worlds: The theory of dimensional accrual/dissociation. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 1(2), 37-51.

Kramer, E. M. (1997). The spiders of truth. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 1-15). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M., & Johnson, L. J. (1997). A brief archaeology of intelligence. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 31-50). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (1997). What is "Japanese"? Culture, diversity, and social harmony. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Postmodernism and Race (pp. 79-102). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kramer, E. M. (1995). A brief hermeneutic of the co-constitution of nature and culture in the West including some contemporary consequences. History of European Ideas, 20(1-3), 649-659.

Kramer, E. M. (1994). On the sense of the "partial" fulfillment of phenomenological intuition. Integrative Explorations: Journal of Culture and Consciousness, 2, 37-51.

Kramer, E. M. (1994). Making love alone: Videocentrism and the case of modern pornography. In K. A. Callahan (Ed.), Ideals of feminine beauty: Philosophical, social, and cultural dimensions (pp. 79-98). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). The Origin of Television as Civilizational Expression. In K. Haworth, J. Deely & T. Prewitt (Eds.), Semiotics 1990. Sources in Semiotics (Vol. XI, pp. 28-37). New York: University Press of America.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Mass media and democracy. In J. W. Murphy & D. L. Peck (Eds.), Open institutions: The hope for democracy (pp. 77-98). Westport, CT: Praeger.

 Kramer, E. M. (1993). Investigative journalism in Bulgaria: A postponed renaissance. In A. Hester & K. White (Eds.), Creating a free press in Eastern Europe (pp. 111-159). Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Reversal of fortunes: Rehabilitations and counter-purges in Bulgaria. In A. Hester & K. White (Eds.), Creating a free press in Eastern Europe (pp. 161-190). Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Phenomenology of international images. In P. Blosser, E. Shimomissé, L. Embree & H. Kojima (Eds.), Japanese and western phenomenology (pp. 249-262). Boston: Springer.

Kramer, E. M. (1993). Understanding co-constitutional genesis. Integrative Explorations: Journal of Culture and Consciousness, 1(1), 40-46.

Kramer, E. M., & Algis, M. (1992). Introduction: Gebser's new understanding. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser (pp. xi-xxxi). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1992). Gebser and culture. In E. M. Kramer (Ed.), Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser (pp. 1-60). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Kramer, E. M. (1991). Mass communications: A supplemental chapter to accompany Understanding Human Communication. In R. B. Adler & G. Rodman (Eds.), Understanding Human Communication (4th ed., pp. s1-33). New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College.

Kramer, E. M. (1991). Terrorizing discourses and dissident courage. Communication Theory, 1(4), 336-347.

Books

Kramer, E. M. (under contract). Hermeneutics: The world as conversation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Kramer, E. M. (under contract). Human expression and meaning: An introduction to the Theory of Dimensional Accrual and Dissociation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

intercultural-china

Kramer, E. M., & Liu, Y. (2015). 全球化語境下的跨文化傳播 [Cross-cultural Communication in the Contexts of Globalization]. Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press.

technology 

Kramer, E. M., Adkins, G. L., Kim, S. H. & Miller, G. (2014). Environmental communication and the extinction vortex: Technology as denial of death. New York: Hampton Press.

Coarseness

Dalton, P., & Kramer, E. M. (2012). Coarseness in U.S. Public Communication. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Intercultural2012

Kramer, E. M., Callahan, L. C., & Zuckerman, S. D. (2012). Intercultural Communication and Global Integration. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Intercultural2007

池田理知子, 灘光洋子, 今井千景, 吉武正樹, クレーマー,E.M., 山田美智子, 岩隈美穂, 伊佐雅子 & 丸山真純. (2007). 多文化社会と異文化コミュニケーション (rev. ed). 伊佐雅子監修. 東京:三修社.

InterculturalJ2002

池田理知子, 灘光洋子, 今井千景, 吉武正樹, クレーマー,E.M., 山田美智子, & 岩隈美穂. (2002). 多文化社会と異文化コミュニケーション [Tabunka shakai to ibunka komyunikēshon]. 伊佐雅子監修. 東京:三修社.

InterculturalJ2000

池田理知子, クレーマー,E.M.(2000). 異文化コミュニケーション入門. 東京: 有斐閣.

Modern1997

Kramer, E. M. (1997). Modern/postmodern: Off the beaten path of antimodernism. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Edited Books

CCCCv3

Grace, J. & Kramer, E. M. (Eds.) (2013). Communication, comparative cultures, and civilizations, Vol. 3. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Modern/Postmodern

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (2003). The emerging monoculture: Assimilation and the "model minority". Westport, CT: Praeger.

Postmodern

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (1997). Postmodernism and race. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Consciousness1992

Kramer, E. M. (Ed.). (1992). Consciousness and culture: An introduction to the thought of Jean Gebser. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Book Reviews

Kramer, E. M. (1991). [Review of the book The global village: Transformations in world life and media in the 21st century]. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 15(1), 117-122.

Essays

Kramer, E. M. (2013). PRAXIS: Do Something that Matters to Others – Community Based Clinics and Research.

Kramer, E. M. (2011, February 25). Letter to the editor: Weapons make fashion statement, The Oklahoman Daily. [origional version]

A Note For My Students (December, 2008)

For Michael W. Pfau (March 14, 1945 - March 12, 2009)

Others

Haendel, T. (2008, October 23). OU's 'nutty' professors. The Oklahoman Daily.

Remembering September 11 (2006, September 11)

Local media coverage about Dr. Eric Kramer, 1994 [Bulgaria]

Local media coverage about Dr. Eric Kramer, 1993 [Bulgaria; A full page interview in the largest Bulgarian daily newspaper 24 Hours, May 26, 1993, p. 4.]

Manuscripts

Kramer, E. M. (1994). Rational for an Ethic for New Technologies of Ontogenesis: Modernity and visiocentrism. Prolegomena to an ethic for digital deception. Unpublished manuscript. Authored by request of the Director of American Forces Information Services, Department of Defense, The Pentagon