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  • Graduate Student

Computer-Mediated Communication, Communication Technology, New Media, Media Effects, Online Communities

  • Lecturer
  • Criminology
  • Sociology & Communication

Social Psychology (small groups), Criminology, Sociology of Law, Social Networks, Video Games

  • Professor
  • Interpersonal Health Communication

Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Stress and Communication; Biosocial Markers of Stress, Resilience and Thriving; Information Regulation

  • Professor
  • Interpersonal Health Communication

Interpersonal Communication, Uncertainty and Information Management, Nonverbal Communication, Relational Communication, Communities Experiencing Trauma

  • 805-893-4520
  • SSMS 4129
  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Relational and Family Communication, Interpersonal Communication

  • Office Assistant
  • 4101 SS&MS Bldg.
  • Peer Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • 4005 SS&MS Bldg
  • Professor
  • Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Media Effects, Media Neuroscience

  • Graduate Student

Identity, Media Process and Effects, Media Psychology, Race/Ethnicity/Culture

  • SSMS 4114
A photo of Norah Dunbar
  • Professor & Chair
  • Interpersonal Communication

Deceptive Communication, Credibility Assessment, Deception Detection, Power and Dominance In Interpersonal Interaction, Computer-Mediated Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Observational and Experimental Research Methods

  • 805-893-4860
  • SSMS 4109
  • Business Officer
  • 805-893-4517
  • SSMS 4113
  • Graduate Student

Expertise, Membership Negotiation, Nonprofit Organizations, Organizational Assimilation, Tacit Knowledge

  • Graduate Student

Organizational communication, Group communication, Knowledge sharing, Expertise recognition, Technology use, Collaboration

  • Graduate Student

Educational Communication, Cognitive Processing Disorders, Multitasking, and Mobile Communication

  • Professor
  • Communication & Information Technologies

Communication and Information Technologies; Social Influence Online; Social Media; Information Sharing and Evaluation; Collective Action

Google Scholar profile

  • 805-893-7892
  • SSMS 4311
  • Financial Assistant
  • 805-893-8468
  • SSMS 4107
  • Professor
  • Organizational Comm. & Technologies

Organizational Communication, Global and Distributed Teams, New Media Affordances, Social Media and Knowledge Sharing, Social Support in Online Communities, New Media and Distraction, Intercultural Communication

Google Scholar Profile

  • 805-893-5430
  • SSMS 4139
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Intergroup Communication

Intergenerational Communication, Aging and Communication Cross-Culturally, Successful Aging, Police-Civilian Interactions, Community-Oriented Policing, Intergroup Communication, Communication Accommodation, Ethnolinguistics, Language Attitudes

  • 8059679626
  • SSMS 4123
  • Graduate Student

Intergroup Communication and Conflict, Narrative Identity and Globalization, Communication Theory

  • Assistant Professor

Digital inequality, Digital & social media, Identity, Mobile communication, Policy, Social justice, Social support

  • Graduate Student

Science Communication, Persuasion, Social Influence, Public Opinion, Environmental and Sustainability Communication

  • Graduate Student
  • SSMS 4114
  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal and intergroup communication, research emphasis in contect of law enforcement interactions

  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal and Family Communication, Health Communication, Computer Mediated Communication

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Media

Ethics of Media, Media Economics, Media Awards such as The Emmy in Television, Economic Theories to Support Further Funding of Public Television in the United States

  • 4413 Social Sciences & Media Studies Building
  • Peer Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • 4005 SS&MS Bldg
  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal Communication and Race

  • Peer Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • 4005 SS&MS Bldg
  • Graduate Student

Media Neuroscience, Media Processes and Effects, Quantitative Research Methods

  • Associate Professor & Grad Director
  • Interpers-Health-Culture

Stress, Coping, and Resilience of Immigrant Youth; Culturally-Grounded Interpersonal Health Communication; Communication about Substance Use with Parents and Friends

  • SSMS 4407
  • Graduate Student

Evolution and human communication, direct and indirect aggression, gender, human mating psychology, health, interpersonal communication, intergroup communication.

  • Graduate Student

Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Social Media, Online Journalism

  • SSMS 4408
  • Assistant Professor
  • Organizational Commnication

group collaboration; collective intelligence; the social and organizational implications of technologies, with particular emphasis on online credibility, computer-supported cooperative work, and crowdsourcing

  • Graduate Student
  • Professor
  • Technology Management Program
  • Graduate Student
  • Emerita

Health Communication, Media and Children, Persuasion, Research and Design of Digital Games for Learning and Health, Processes of Learning and Behavior Change with Interactive Media

  • Professor
  • Media Effects-Race & Law

Communication and Law, Race, Media Effects, Social Psychology

  • 805-893-5046
  • SSMS 4009
  • Graduate Student

Media Neuroscience, Media Effects, Video Games, Sex and Gender

  • Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Professor & Vice-Chair
  • Media Psychology & Intergroup Comm

Media Psychology; Media Effects on Stereotyping, Identity, & Race/Ethnicity; Intergroup Communication; Content Analysis

  • (805) 893-5550
  • SSMS 4413
  • Lecturer
  • Comm & Info Technologies

Human Information Behavior around Social Media, Social Networks, Information System Design, People as Sources of Data

  • 805-893-4882 (I don't check messages)
  • SSMS 4409
  • Graduate Student

Organizational Communication, Collective Action

  • Graduate Student

Intergroup Communication

  • Associate Professor
  • Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication, Relational Maintenance, and Conflict Management

  • Professor
  • Comm & Info Technologies

Social Uses and Effects of Communication Technology; Privacy; Credibility of Digital Information 

  • Professor
  • Sociology

Relational (Network) Analysis of Institutional Discourse, University Management of Diversity in Post-affirmative Action Era, Organizational Sociology

  • Graduate Student

Mass Media, Mass Media Effects

  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Media

Media Law and Policy, Media Entertainment, Mass Media and Society

  • 805-893-5007
  • SSMS 4115
  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Media

Communication and Law, Mass Media and Children, Quantitative Research Methods

  • 805-893-2750
  • SSMS 4117
  • Professor
  • Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication, Organizational Socialization/Assimilation, Vocational Anticipatory Socialization, Organizational Identification, Organizational Knowledge, Workplace Relationships, Workplace Emotions, Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

  • 805-893-3278
  • SSMS 4141
  • Professor
  • Media Effects & Health Communication

Persuasion, Emotion, Mass Media Effects, Health Communication

  • 805-893-4531
  • SSMS 4137
  • Graduate Student

New Media Technologies/Digital Media, Social/Group Identity, Media Effects

  • SSMS 4419
  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal Communication, Health Communication

  • 4114 SS&MS
  • Undergraduate Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • SSMS 4005
  • Graduate Student

Media Effects, New Media, Computer-Mediated Communication, Health Communication, Media & Wellbeing

  • SSMS 4114
  • Graduate Student

Social Identity and Health, Intergroup Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Language Brokering/Interpreting

  • Professor
  • Media

Media Processes, Media Effects and Literacy, Media Theory and Methods

  • 805-893-5355
  • SSMS 4135
  • Distinguished Research Professor Emerita

Organizational Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Management, Labor Unions, Discourse and Organizations, Gender Studies in Organizations

  • Graduate Student

Computer-Mediated Communication, Media Processes & Effects, Interpersonal Communication

  • SS&MS 4114
  • Professor
  • Social & Evolutionary Psychology

Social and Evolutionary Psychology of Communication Within and Between Groups, Research Methods

  • 805-893-7847
  • SSMS 4411
  • Professor
  • Organizational & Environmental & New Media

Communication Networks, Diffusion of Innovations, Environmental Communication, Organizational Communication, Public Communication Campaigns, Social uses and effects of New Media

Google Scholar Profile

  • 805-893-8696
  • SSMS 4127
  • Professor
  • Technology Management Program
  • Graduate Student

Media Effects, Intergroup Contact, Stereotypes

  • Graduate Student

Public opinion, media communication, statistical modeling, discourse analysis, framing

  • SSMS 4419
  • Girvetz 2328 (Orfalea Center Office)
  • Graduate Student

Media & Race/Ethnicity, Media Effects, Social Movements & Digital Activism, Entertainment Media

  • Professor
  • Organizational Communication

Group Communication, Organizational Communication, Globalization and International Organizations, Networks, Collective Action

  • 805-893-7918
  • SSMS 4121
  • Professor
  • Organizational & Political Communication and Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies

Globalization,  Organizations, and Political Communication with Special Reference to Terrorism and Human Rights

  • 805-893-7935
  • SSMS 4125
  • Peer Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • 4005 SS&MS Bldg
  • Staff Graduate Program Advisor

Graduates (Monday-Thursday, 8am-1pm PST)

  • General Graduate Program Advising - progress plans, requirements, petitions, department-required forms, etc.
  • Liaison for Graduate Division-required forms and reporting
  • Graduate Student hiring administration in collaboration with TA Coordinator (e.g., TA, Associate, Student Assistant, GSR, Summer hires, etc.)
  • Graduate Student Fee remission
  • Graduate Student Funding
  • Administration for Fellowship qualifications and submissions
  • Administration for recruitments, including applicants' general questions, program information, application system management, recruitment weekend organization, etc.
  • Administration for Graduate Annual Review
  • Organize graduate student annual office assignment list
  • Webpages for Graduate Program
  • Ex-officio member of Graduate Committee
  • Works closely with Graduate Program Director

 

  • 805-893-3046
  • SSMS 4111
  • Mark and Susan Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society; Director of the Center for Information Technology & Society

Computer-mediated communication, social media, interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, educational relations

  • 805-893-3941
  • 4007 SS&SM Building
  • Professor
  • Media Neuroscience

Media Neuroscience, Research Methods and Statistics

  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal. Intergroup. Media representations.

My primary areas of interest revolve around the trans experience, including aging, death and dying, intergenerational interactions, and media portrayals.

  • Professor Emeritus

Interpersonal and Nonverbal Behavior, University Development, Communicative Competence

  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Organizational Communication, Collective Actions and Social Movements, Connective Actions, Social Media, New Media

  • Graduate Student

New Media and Technology, Media Psychology, Media Effects, Computer-Mediated Communication, Identity