»Communication Studies Faculty Publications

2016 Publications

Bevan, J. L., Galvan, J., Villasenor, J., & Henkin, J. (2016). “You’ve been on my mind ever since”: A content analysis of expressions of interpersonal attraction in Craigslist.org’s Missed Connections posts. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 18-24.

+-2015 Publications

Bejerano, A.R., & Bartosh, T.M. (2015). Learning masculinity: Unmasking the hidden curriculum in STEM courses. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 21, 107-124. DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2015011359

Bevan, J. L., Cummings, M. B., Kubiniec, A., Mogannam, M., Price, M., & Todd, R. (2015). How are important life events disclosed on Facebook? Relationships with likelihood of sharing and privacy. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18, 8-12.

*Selected by the journal as the article to feature in a press release for this issue: http://www.liebertpub.com/global/pressrelease/how-do-people-post-important-life-events-on-facebook/1593/ 

Bevan, J. L., & Waldeck, J. H. (2015). Managing conflict in the peer tutoring context. In W. Atkins-Sayre & E. L. Yook (Eds.), Communicating Advice: Peer Tutoring and Communication Practice (pp. 67-85). New York: Peter Lang. (invited)

Hefner, V. (2015). Tuning Into fantasy: Motivations to view wedding television and associated romantic beliefs. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. 

Johnson, Z. D., & LaBelle, S. (in press). Student-to-student confirmation in the college classroom: An initial investigation of the dimensions and outcomes of students’ confirming messages. Communication Education. 

Johnson, Z. D., & LaBelle, S. (2015). Examining the role of self disclosure and connectedness in the process of instructional dissent: A test of the instructional beliefs model. Communication Education, 64, 154-170.

Kennedy-Lightsey, C. D., Martin, M. M., LaBelle, S., & Weber, K. (2015). Attachment, identity gaps, and communication and relational outcomes in marital couples’ public performances. Journal of Family Communication, 15, 232-248.

LaBelle, S., Odenweller, K. G., & Myers, S. A . (2015). Applying instructor communication behaviors and learning outcomes to the pediatrician-parent context. Southern Communication Journal, 80, 55-73.

Lee, S. A., & Liang, Y. (2015). Reciprocity in computer-human interaction: Source-based, norm-based, and affect-based explanations. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18, 234-240. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2014.0458

Liang, Y., Bejerano, A.R., McPherson, M., Kearney, P., & Plax, T. (2015). The effects of peer and online sources of information on student course selection and impressions towards prospective teacher. Western Journal of Communication, DOI: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/showCitFormats?doi=10.1080/10570314.2015.1066027

Liang, Y. (2015). Responses to Negative Student Evaluations on RateMyProfessors.com: The Effect of Instructor Statement of Credibility on Student Lower-Level Cognitive Learning and State Motivation to Learn. Communication Education. 

Liang, Y., & Walther, J. B. (2015). Computer-mediated communication. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition. (Vol 4, pp. 504-509). doi: 10.1016/B978-08-08-097086-8.95090-6 

Miller-Day, M., Hecht, M. L., Krieger, J. L., Pettigrew, J., Shin, Y., & Graham, J. (2015). Teacher Narratives and Student Engagement Testing Narrative Engagement Theory in Drug Prevention Education. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 0261927X15586429.

Pettigrew, J., Graham, J. W., Miller-Day, M., Hecht, M. L., Krieger, J. L., & Shin, Y. J. (2015). Adherence and Delivery: Implementation Quality and Program Outcomes for the Seventh-Grade keepin’it REAL Program. Prevention Science, 16(1), 90-99.

+-2014 Publications

Bevan, J. L., & Sparks, L. (2014). The relationship between accurate and benevolently biased serial argument perceptions and individual negative health perceptions. Communication Research, 41, 257-281.

Bevan, J. L. (2014). Dyadic perceptions of goals, conflict strategies, and perceived resolvability in serial arguments. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 31, 773-795.

Bevan, J. L., Gomez, R., & Sparks, L. (2014). Disclosures about important life events on Facebook: Relationships with stress and quality of life. Computers in Human Behavior, 39, 246-253.

Dillow, M. R., & LaBelle, S. (2014). Discussions of sexual health testing: Applying the theory of motivated information management. Personal Relationships, 21, 676- 691.

Donohue, W. A., Liang, Y., & Druckman, D. (2014)*. Validating LIWC dictionaries: The OSLO I Accords. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 282-301. doi: 10.1177/0261927X13512485

Graham, J. W., Pettigrew, J., Miller-Day, M., Krieger, J. L., Zhou, J., & Hecht, M. L. (2014). Random assignment of schools to groups in the drug resistance strategies rural project: some new methodological twists. Prevention science, 15(4), 516-525.

Hitt, R., Gidley, R., Smith, S., & Liang, Y. (2014)*. Traditional versus social networking routes for organ donation registrations in a competition-based campaign. Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media and Engagement in Global Health, 7, 197-207. doi: 10.1179/1753807614Y.0000000060

Liang, Y., DeAngelis, B. N., Clare, D. D., Dorros, S. M., & Levine, T. R. (2014). Message characteristics in online product reviews and consumer ratings of helpfulness. Southern Communication Journal, 79, 468-483. doi: 10.1080/1041794X.2014.933870

Norris, A. E., Pettigrew, J., Miller-Day, M., Hecht, M. L., Hutchison, J., & Campoe, K. (2014). Resisting Pressure From Peers to Engage in Sexual Behavior What Communication Strategies Do Early Adolescent Latino Girls Use?. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 0272431614544962.

Shin, Y., Miller-Day, M., Pettigrew, J., Hecht, M. L., & Krieger, J. L. (2014). Typology of delivery quality: latent profile analysis of teacher engagement and delivery techniques in a school-based prevention intervention, keepin’it REAL curriculum. Health education research, 29(6), 897-905.

Stuckey, H. L., Kraschnewski, J. L., Miller-Day, M., Palm, K., Larosa, C., & Sciamanna, C. (2014). “Weighing” Two Qualitative Methods Self-report Interviews and Direct Observations of Participant Food Choices. Field Methods, 1525822X14526543.

+-2013 Publications

Bevan, J. L., Sparks, L., Ernst, J., Francies, J., & Santora, N. (2013). Information sources in relation to information quality, information-seeking, and uncertainty in the context of healthcare reform. In R. Ahmed & B. R. Bates (Eds.), Health Communication and Mass Media: An Integrated Approach to Policy and Practice (pp. 19-34). Farnham, UK: Gower Publishers.

Bevan, J. L., & Sparks, L. (2013). The relationship between accurate and benevolently biased serial argument perceptions and individual negative health perceptions. Communication Research.

Bevan, J. L. (2013). Dyadic perceptions of goals, conflict strategies, and perceived resolvability in serial arguments. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Hicks, A., Comp, S., Horovitz, J., Hovarter, M., Miki, M., & Bevan, J. L. (2013). Why people use Yelp.com: An exploration of uses and gratifications. Computers in Human Behavior.

Kee, K. F., Sparks, L., Struppa, D. C., & Mannucci, M. (2013). Social Groups, Social Media, and Higher Dimensional Social Structures: A Simplicial Model of Social Aggregation for Computational Communication Research. Communication Quarterly, 61(1), 35-58. doi: 10.1080/01463373.2012.719566.

Waldeck, J. H., Kearney, P., Plax, T. G. (2013). Business and professional communication in the digital age. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage

+-2012 Publications

Bevan, J. L., Vreeburg, S., Verdugo, S., & Sparks, L. (2012). Interpersonal conflict and health perceptions in long-distance caregiving relationships. Journal of Health Communication, 17, 747-761.

Bevan, J. L., Rogers, K. E., Andrews, N. F., & Sparks, L.
(2012). Topic avoidance and negative health perceptions in the distant caregiving context. Journal of Family Communication, 12, 300-314.

Bevan, J. L., Pfyl, J., & Barclay, B. (2012). Negative emotional and cognitive responses to being unfriended on Facebook: An exploratory study. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 1458-1464.

Bevan, J. L., Vreeburg, S., Verdugo, S., & Sparks, L. (2012). Interpersonal conflict and health perceptions in long-distance caregiving relationships. Journal of Health Communication, 17, 747-761. (Lead article)

Bevan, J. L., Rogers, K. E., Andrews, N. F., & Sparks, L. (2012). Topic avoidance and negative health perceptions in the distant caregiving context. Journal of Family Communication, 12, 300-314.

Dearing, J. W. & Kee, K. F. (2012). Historical roots of dissemination science. In Brownson, R. Colditz, G. & Proctor, E. (Eds.), Dissemination and implementation research in health: Translating science to practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Jia, Wenshan, Y. Lee, H. Zhang (2012). Ethnic conflicts in China. In D. Landis & R. A. Roberts (Eds.) Handbook of Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives (pp. 177-198) (an International Academy for Intercultural Research book). US: Springer.

Kee, K. F., & Thompson-Hayes, M. (2012). Conducting effective interviews about virtual work: Gathering and analyzing data using a grounded theory approach. In S. D. Long (Ed.), Virtual work and human interaction research. Hershey: IGI Global

Miller-Day, M., & Walker, A. (2012). The Convergence Communication Scale (CCS): Development and evaluation of an interpersonal submission assessment. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Miller-Day, M. (2012). Two of me:  Mothers and daughters in connection. In A. Deakins, R. Lockridge, and H. Sterk (Eds.), Mothers and daughters: Complicated connections across cultures (pp.89-104). Lanham, MD: Rowan and Littlefield Publishers

Mirkiani Thompson, N., Bevan, J. L., & Sparks, L.
(2012). Healthcare reform information-seeking: Relationships with uncertainty, uncertainty discrepancy, and health self-efficacy. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 5, 56-66.

Pettigrew, J., Miller-Day, M., Krieger, J., & Hecht, M. L. (2012). The Rural context of illicit substance offers: A study of Appalachian rural adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 27, 523-550.

Pettigrew, J., Miller-Day, M., Shin, Y., Hecht, M. L., Krieger, J. R., & Graham, J. W. (2012). Describing teacher-student interactions: A qualitative assessment of teacher implementation of the 7th grade keepin’ it REAL substance use intervention. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Sparks, L., Rogers, K. E., & Bevan. J. L. (2012). An intergroup communication approach to understanding the function of compliance, outgroup typicality, and honest explanations in distance caregiving relationships: Validation of a health care communication scale. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 5, 12-22.

Sparks, L., Robinson, J. D., Rakovski, C., Kee, K., & Bevan, J. L. (2012). Health literacy predictors impacting efficacy of health information seeking: On the importance of numeracy, education, general health, patient satisfaction and health information dissatisfaction. Journal of Communication in Healthcare.

Stephens, K. K., Murphy, M., & Kee, K. F. (2012). Leveraging multicommunication in the classroom: Implications for participation and engagement. S. O. Ferris (Ed.), Teaching and learning with the Net Generation: Concepts and tools for reaching digital learners (pp. 269-288). Hershey, PA: IGI Global

Waldeck, J.H., Kearney, P., & Plax, T.G. (2012). Communication and the changing American family. In K. Korgen & G. Furst (Eds.), Social problems: Causes & responses (pp. 245-282). San Diego: Bridgepoint.

Waldeck, J.H., Kearney, P., & Plax, T.G. (2012). The role of communication in violence as a social problem. In K. Korgen & G. Furst (Eds.), Social problems: Causes & responses (pp. 167-200). San Diego: Bridgepoint.

 

 

+-2011 Publications

Bevan, J. L., Jupin, A. M., & Sparks, L. (2011). Information quality, uncertainty, and quality of care in long-distance caregiving. Communication Research Reports, 28, 190-195.

Jia, Wenshan & Wu, M. (2011) Dazao zhongshi chuanbotixi (on the construction of Chinese communication system. Duiwai chuanbo (External Communication), Issue 11, pp. 32-33. (in Chinese)

Tukachinsky, R. H., Mastro, D. & King, A. (2011). Is a picture worth a thousand words: The effects of race-related visual versus verbal race-related exemplars on attitudes and support for social policies. Mass Communication and Society, 14(6), 720-742.

Tukachinsky, R. H. (2011). Para-romantic love and para-friendships: Development and assessment of a multiple-parasocial relationships scale. American Journal of Media Psychology, 3(1/2), 73-94.

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