Joshua Misner

Joshua Misner

Dr. Josh Misner is a motivational speaker, published author, and a professor at both North Idaho College and Gonzaga University.  He gives powerful presentations on organizational communication, listening and mindfulness.  Dr. Misner researches ways that mindfulness can affect people and their relationships, specializing in the connection between a parent and child.

Dr. Misner is a proud father and husband, enjoys family road trips, and is always searching for ways that mindfulness can help balance people’s lives.



  • COML 595: Theorizing Communication
  • COML 601: Methods of Organizational Research


  • A.A., North Idaho College, English

  • B.A., Gonzaga University, Applied Communication

  • M.A., Gonzaga University, Communication and Leadership

  • Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Leadership Studies