Portz, Jennifer

Research interest: Couple and family health, psychotherapy process and outcome, LGBTQ identity and experiences of resiliency and distress, danger signs of relational distress and violence.

Full Article

Parks, Elizabeth

Courses: SPCM 6390
Research interests: Assisting social wellbeing among caregivers through improved communication skills

Full Article

Faw, Meara

Courses: SPCM 5380
Research interests: how the relationships between friends and family affect health and well-being; communication of social support and affects on physiological stress of interactants; social support, tough love, conflict management and health

Full Article

Zimmerman, Don

Research interests: health communication, risk communication, and science communication delivered in both print and digital media and their roles in behavioral change

Full Article

Sivakumar, Gaya

Courses: JTCM 6300, JTCM 7920
Research interests: how people acquire and use information from media sources on topics that they have very little knowledge of; different factors impacting information seekers’ adoption of advice from media sources and its impact on attitudes and behaviors

Full Article

Long, Marilee

Courses: JTCM 5010
Research interests: health and science communication; media coverage of health and effects on public support for health policy and individuals’ behaviors; effects of media portrayals of science/scientists on adolescents’ attitudes of science careers

Full Article

Williams, Elizabeth

Dr. Elizabeth Williams

Research interests: identification, leadership, and learning in a variety of organizational contexts, including distributed teams, multi-team systems, organizations experiencing change and health organizations

Full Article