The M.A. program is designed to train students for doctoral study in communication processes upon graduation. The program emphasizes the social scientific study of the communication process, with coursework focusing on communication theory and research methodologies. View a sample Graduate Program by semester.
How social interactions and relationships influence well-being; Antecedents and consequences of social media use; Interpersonal influence on self-regulation
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My research examines how everyday social interactions and relationships enable people to thrive. I am interested in a variety of social contexts (e.g., social support exchange, social media interactions, thinking about interacting with others), and its impact on outcomes ranging from self-regulation to mental and physical health.