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Frank Tutzauer

Department of Communication, Associate Professor

Research Focus: Interpersonal communication

Contact Information

341 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-1506

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Journal Articles

Tutzauer, F. (in press). A family of affiliation indices for two-mode networks. Journal of Social Structure. Available at

Tutzauer, F. (2013). A family of affiliation indices for two-mode networks. Journal of Social Structure, 14(2).

Lackaff, D., Kozey, R., & Tutzauer, F.  (2011).  An agent-based model of turnover in a nonprofit organization.  Communication & Science Journal.  Available at

Tutzauer, F., & Elbirt, B.  (2009).  Entropy-based centralization and its sampling distribution in directed communication networks.  Communication Monographs, 76, 251-375.

Marshall, H. M., Reinhart, A. M., Feeley, T. H., Tutzauer, F., & Anker, A.  (2008).  Comparing college students' value-, outcome-, and  impression-relevant involvement in health-related issues.  Health Communication, 23, 171-183.

Reinhart, A. M., Marshall, H. M., Feeley, T. H., & Tutzauer, F.  (2007).  The persuasive effects of message-framing in organ donation: The mediating role of psychological reactance.  Communication Monographs, 74, 229-255

Tutzauer, F.  (2007).  Entropy as a measure of centrality in networks characterized by path-transfer flow.  Social Networks, 29,  249-265.

Tutzauer, F.  (2007).  A matrix approach to generalizing Axelrod-type tournaments.  Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 31, 249-266.

Tutzauer, F., Chojnacki, M. K., & Hoffmann, P. W.  (2006).  Network structure, strategy evolution, and the game of Chicken.  Social Networks, 28, 377-396.

Tutzauer, F.  (2003).  On the sensible application of familywise alpha adjustment.  Human Communication Research, 29, 455-463.  [Invited response to a refereed article.]

Feeley, T. H., Tutzauer, F., Rosenfeld, H. L, & Young, M. E.  (1997).  Cooperation in an infinite-choice, continuous-time Prisoner's Dilemma.  Simulation & Gaming, 28, 442-459.

Tutzauer, F.  (1993).  Toughness in integrative bargaining.  Journal of Communication, 43, 46-62.

Tutzauer, F.  (1991).  Bargaining outcome, bargaining process, and the role of communication.  Progress in communication sciences, 10, 257-300.

Tutzauer, F.  (1990).  Integrative potential and information exchange as antecedents of negotiation behavior.  International Journal of Conflict Management, 1, 153-173.

Tutzauer, F., & Roloff, M. E.  (1988).  Communication processes leading to integrative agreements: Three paths to joint benefits.  Communication Research, 15, 360-380.

Tutzauer, F.  (1987).  Exponential decay and damped harmonic oscillation as models of the bargaining process.  Communication Yearbook, 10, 217-240.

Tutzauer, F.  (1986).  Bargaining as a dynamical system.  Behavioral Science, 31, 65-81.

Tutzauer, F.  (1985).  Toward a theory of disintegration in communication networks.  Social Networks, 7, 263-285.

Tutzauer, F.  (1984).  A catastrophe theory model of child abuse.  Journal of Family Issues, 5, 321-347.

Zarefsky, D., Miller-Tutzauer, C., & Tutzauer, F. (1984).  Reagan's safety net for the truly needy: The rhetorical uses of definition.  Central States Speech Journal, 35, 113-119.