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Allen, Jerry (full)
Jerry
L.
Allen
Ph.D.
Professor
Arts & Sciences
Communication, Film and Media Studies
203-932-7132
MAXY 102A
Maxcy Hall
About

    Editorial

    Editorial Board, Speech Communication of Missouri Journal, 1968-71 (Volumes 1-4).

    Editor, Journal of the Connecticut Communication Association, 1973 (Volume 1).

    Editorial Board, Communication, 1984-85 (Volume 13).

    Editorial Board, Communication Research Reports, 1984-88 (Volumes 3-5), 1999-01 (Volumes 16-18), 2002-04 (Volumes 19-21)

    Editorial Board, ERIC/RCS, Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC):Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills (RCS), 1986-87.

    Editorial Board, Communication Education, 1988-90 (Volumes 37-39), 2000-02 (Volumes 49-51), 2006-2007. 

    Editorial Board, Communication Quarterly, 1990-92 (Volumes 39-41), 1994-1995 (Volumes 42-44);  1997 (Volume 45), 1998-00 (46-48), 2001-03 (49-51).

    Editor Board, Psychology & Marketing, 1991-93 (Volumes 8-10), 1994-96 (Volumes 11-13), 1997-99 (Volumes 14-16).

    Editorial Board, JACA (Journal of the Association for Communication Administration), 1992-1996;  1997-2001. 

    Editor, Communication Research Reports, 1996-1998 (Volumes 13-15).

    Manuscript Reviewer, Management Communication Quarterly, 1997-99 (Volumes 11-13). 

    Editorial Board, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 2001-2003 (Volumes 1-3), 2004-2006, (Volumes 4-5)

    Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Communication, 2002.

    Editor, Communication Quarterly,  2004-2006 (Volumes 52-54).

    "Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Communication Research, 2006-2008.

    Editorial Board, Communication Studies, 2008-2010

    Editorial Board, Human Communication, 2007-2008

    Honors

    Cardinal Key, Award for Undergraduate Honors, 1959.

    Pi Kappa Delta, National Honor Society for Forensics, Award of Special Distinction,  1959.

    Listed in Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges   and Universities, 1959.

    American Institute of Banking, Debate Coach Award, 1968.

    Central States Speech Association Outstanding Teacher  Award, 1968.

    Listed in Outstanding Young Men in America, 1969.

    University of Missouri President's Service Award, 1970.

    Judge 21st Annual National Contest in Discussion, 1972.

    Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha, National Forensic Honor Society, 1974.

    Charter Member of Southern Connecticut Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, National Honor     Society for Education, 1977.

    Certified Auditor of Organizational Communication, International Communication Association, 1978.

    University of Bridgeport Institutional Development  Commission Curriculum Award for Course Development (Organizational Communication), 1978.

    University of Bridgeport Institutional Development Commission Curriculum Award for Course Development (Interpersonal Communication for Health Professionals), 1979.

    Littlefield Chair for Research in the Humanities, University of Bridgeport, 1985. 

    Top Paper in Political Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1986.

    Committee of Scholars, Eastern Communication Association, 1987-88;  1999-2000.

    Top Paper in Nonverbal Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1987.

    Outstanding Conference Paper Award, Commission on Communication Apprehension & Avoidance, Speech Communication Association, 1988.

    Top Paper in Instructional Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1988.

    Top Paper in Nonverbal Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1989.

    Listed in Men of Achievement, 1992.

    Listed in Who's Who in American Education, 1993, 1998,1999, 2000, 2001

    Chapter Advisor Beta Kappa Chapter at the University of  New Haven of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Honor Society, 1993-__.

    Charter Member of University of New Haven Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, National Honor Society for Business, 1994.

    Outstanding Alumni Award Nomination, Southeast Missouri State University, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

    Top Paper in Health Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1994.

    Top Paper in Interpersonal & Organizational Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 1994.

    Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Eastern Communication Association, 1997.

    Listed in Who's Who in the East, 1999.
    Listed in Outstanding People of the 20th Century, 2000.

    Listed in Who's Who in America, 2000.

    Listed in Who's Who in the World, 2000.

    Distinguished Service Award, Eastern Communication 
    Association, 2000.

    Distinguished Research Fellow, Eastern Communication Association, 2002.

    Top Conference Paper, International Business & Economics Research Conference, 2005

    Top Paper in Instructional Communication, Eastern Communication Association, 2006.

    Wanding Scholar, Scholar-to-Scholar Program, National Communication Association, 2006

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    Education

    Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
    Dissertation:  Persuasion through self-confrontation:  An Experimental study of value, attitude, and behavior change initiated by interpersonal and mass media

    M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 

    B.S., Southeast Missouri State College

    Published Books and Articles

    Refereed Conference Paper

    (2007) Students' predispositions and orientations toward communication, attributions of instructors' reciprocity, and learning. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (2007)  Influences of nonverbal and verbal communication predispositions and ethnocentrism on instruction and learning. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Providence

    (2007)  Supervisors and subordinates' predispositions toward communication, and satisfaction with work relationships and jobs. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Providence, RI.

    (2006)  Communication influences in intimate intracultural and intercultural relationships. Paper presented at the World Communication Association's Summer Conference on Intercultural and International Communication, Springfield, MA.

    (2006)  Communication predispositions, motivation toward teaching, and business school instructors' advocacy for communication in and across the curriculum, Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2006)  The effects of students' predispositions toward communication, learning styles, and sex on academic achievement.  Paper presented at the Teaching and Learning Conference, Cancun, Mexico. 

    (2006)  Faculty temperament, predispositions toward communication and advocacy for communication across the curriculum.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, San Antonio, TX.

    (2006)  Participation in decision-making and job satisfaction:  Ideal and reality for female a male supervisors.  Paper presented at the Eastern Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (2006)   Predispositions toward communication of business school faculty and perceptions of students' needs from a communication across the curriculum program. Paper presented at the Southern Communication Association Convention, Dallas, TX.

    (2006)  Students' communication orientations, perceptions of instructors' reciprocity and learning.  Top Paper in Instructional Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (2006)  Students' cultural orientation, predispositions toward communication, and instructional reciprocity, and learning in U. S. classrooms.  Paper presented at the International Association Convention, Desden. Germany.

    (2006)  Relational communication and the effectiveness of nursing supervisors.  Paper presented at the International Applied Business Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

    (2005)  Communication orientation, reciprocity, stress, and satisfaction in intimate intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2005)  Communication predispositions, perceptions of reciprocity, and satisfaction in intimate intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Boston, MA.

    (2005). Communication style and management effectiveness of male and female supervisors.  Top Conference Paper presented at the International Business & Economics Research Conference, Las Vega, NV.

    (2005)  Instructors' ethnocentrism, predispositions to avoid communication and students' satisfaction with learning and instructors.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Boston, MA.

    (2005)  Students' predispositions and orientations toward communication and perceptions of instructor reciprocity and learning.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (2004)  Communication temperament, orientation, ethnocentrism, and predisposition toward interethnic communication.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association Summer Conference on Intercultural and International Communication, Palm Springs, CA.

    (2004)  Ethnocentrism, communication predispositions, instruction and learning:  Two studies of cultural influences in U. S. classrooms.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2003)  The effects of anxiety, (dis)trust, and information quality on employees' willingness to accept organizational change.  Top Paper in Interpersonal & Organizational Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Washington, D. C.

    (2003)  Predispositions and orientations of international students studying in the U. S. toward communication, and perceptions of instructor communication style, immediacy, learning.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association's Biennial Convention, Stockholm, Sweden.

    (2003)  Verbal and nonverbal orientations toward communication and the development of intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (2003)  Predispositions and orientations of international students studying in the U. S. toward communication, and perceptions of instructor communication style, immediacy, learning.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association's Biennial Convention, Stockholm, Sweden.

    (2003)  Students' predispositions toward verbal and nonverbal communication, socio-communicative orientation, instructor reciprocity, and learning.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Miami, FL.

    (2002)  Attributional confidence in mass media, web, and interpersonal sources of information on terrorist activities and the war on terrorism.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY. 

    (2002)  Changes in attributional confidence in information sources over time in the pursuit of the war on terrorism.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (2002)  Diffusion of information and the attributional contributions of mass and interpersonal communication following the September 11th Attacks.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (2002)  The effects of political advertising in local elections.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. 

    (2002)  The effects of political debates in local elections.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

    (2002)  The effects of predispositions and orientations toward communication in low- and high- context cultures and the development of intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2002)  Ethnocentrism and attributional confidence in information sources relative to the pursuit of the war on terrorism.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY. 

    (2002)  Interpersonal, internet, and traditional media influences in the 2000 presidential  campaign.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. 

    (2002)  Perceptions of source valence and voter choice in local elections.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

    (2002)  Predispositions toward verbal communication, nonverbal reciprocity, and stress in relationship development.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (2001Communication avoidance, computer anxiety, chronicity, and nonverbal
    relationship development.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Portland, ME.

    (2001)  The theory and practice of faculty mentoring.  Paper presented at the 
    Eastern Communication Association Convention, Portland, ME.

    (2001)  General affect, state apprehension, and socio-communicative orientations as predictors of relational stress in cross-cultural interactions.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association Biennial Convention, Santander, Spain.

    (2001)  State apprehension, socio-communicative style, and perceptions of 
    nonverbal behavior in cross-cultural dyadic interactions.  Paper presented at the World  Communication Association Biennial Convention, Santander, Spain.

    (2001)  Communication predispositions, computer anxiety and personal and professional relationship development.  Paper presented at the Northeast Business & Economics Association Conference, Windsor, CT.

    (2001)  Communication avoidance, socio-communicative orientation, and perceptions of distance in cross-cultural dyadic interactions.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

    (2001)  The digital divide and communication avoidance.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

    (2001) Communication predisposition, culture and relational reciprocity.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2000)  Becoming educated in the promised land:  International students' communication competency, apprehension, nonverbal immediacy, and learning.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.

    (2000)  Communication apprehension, Computer anxiety, immediacy, and information processing. Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2000)  Communication and relationship development in the digital divide.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA

    (2000)  Culture, communication avoidance, learning styles and academic achievement.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

    (2000)  Cyberspace and campaign 2000.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association's Summer Conference, Washington, D.C.

    (2000)  The effects of anxiety and trust on employees' willingness to accept change:  Refinement of a mode.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, Acapulco, Mexico.

    (2000)  How to get published.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (2000)  Nonverbal behavior and relationship development as a manifestation of   predispositions to avoid communication.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

    (2000)  Predispositions to avoid communication and information seeking in a library setting.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

    (1999)  Communication apprehension, bullying and relational stress:  A comparison of Japanese and American students.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1999)  Intercultural contexts in instructional communication.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1999).  Instructor CA across campus:  A dean's perspective.  Paper presented at the    National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1999)    Predispositions to avoid oral, nonverbal, or written communication, and electronic information seeking.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention,  Seattle, WA

    (1999).  Supervisors' gender, communication style, and effectiveness.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association, New Haven, CT.

    (1999).  Technology and the future of the communication discipline:  An administrator's perspective.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association's Summer Conference, Washington, D.C.

    (1998)  Bullying, Communication Apprehension, Self Esteem, and Relationship Development Among Middle School Students in Japan.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR. 

    (1998)  Communication avoidance and relationship satisfaction among native and non-native English speakers in the U. S.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (1998)  Evaluation of instruction and faculty's self-efficacy.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association's Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY.

    (1998)  Gender, Culture, and Verbal Interaction in the Classroom.  Paper presented at the Connecticut Consortium for Enhancing Learning and Teaching Conference, New Haven, CT. 

    (1998)    Parental influences in the socialization of verbal and nonverbal communication predispositions. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (1998)  Predispositions to experience aversive emotional states and communication avoidance II.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

    (1997) Compulsive communication and competency:  A Puerto  Rican perspective. Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1997)  Ethical and moral issues in the new organizational environment.  Paper presented at the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers Professional Development Workshop, Boston, MA.

    (1997)  Parental influences in the socialization of communication predispositions.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1997)  Predispositions to experience aversive emotional states and communication avoidance.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1997)  Publishing empirical research.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1997)  Taking instructional into print.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Basic Course Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1996)  Communication avoidance and relationship development among native and non-native English speakers in the U. S.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, San Diego, CA.

    (1994)  Anxiety and stress in doctor-patient  relationships.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR

    (1994)  Communication avoidance and academic achievement.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, Sydney, Australia.

    (1994)  Communication style, motivation, and women's career decision.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Gainesville, FL.

    (1994)  Culture, Communication Avoidance, and Classroom Interaction.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

    (1994)  Gender, anxiety, and the doctor-patient relationship.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Gainesville, FL.

    (1994)  Participation in decision making and job satisfaction:  Differences in female and male university faculty.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, Sydney, Australia.

    (1994)  Relational communication styles and supervisory effectiveness in the nursing profession.  Top Paper in Health Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

    (1994)  Subordinates' perceptions of male and female supervisors' communication style and effectiveness.  Top Paper in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication resented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

    (1993)  Achievement motivation and preferred communication style as factors influencing the program choices of female graduate students.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New Haven, CT.

    (1993)  Communication avoidance, competency, and intercultural relationship development.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1993)  Exposure and recall of political advertising and changes in voters' behavior.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Maimi, Fl.

    (1993)  Faculty participation in decision making and job satisfaction.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New Haven, CT.

    (1993)  Gender and satisfaction with participation in decision making in higher education.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Tempe, AZ.

    (1993)  Issues encountered in the health communication and in the communication and gender classroom.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, New Haven, CT.

    (1993)  Willingness to communicate and the development of intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the World Communication Biennial Association Convention, Pretoria, South Africa.

    (1992)  Biological and psychological sex, predispositions toward verbal and nonverbal communication and relationship development.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Portland, ME.

    (1992)  Campaign management and the press.  Paper presented at the Ethics in the Workplace Forum, University of New Haven, West, Haven, CT.

    (1992)  Communication avoidance, receiver apprehension, listening, and the academic achievement of international students studying in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Assocation Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1992)  Cultural, cross-cultural, intercultural, pan cultural:  Issues in communication research and instruction.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1992)  Sex stereotyping in businesses and professions:  Across generations and cultures.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Hempstead, NY.

    (1991)  Cross-cultural predispositions to communicate, relationship development and academic achievement of international students studying in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1991)  The effects of verbal and nonverbal immediacy upon peer observations of teaching.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.

    (1991)  Meeting the challenges for academic and  professional excellence:  Recruiting, training, supervising, and assessing part-time faculty.  Paper  presented at the Eastern Communication Association Basic Course Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

    (1991)  Supervisors' management style, uses of power and  measurement training effects.     Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.

    (1991)  Relationships among avoidance, receiver  apprehension, listening, and the academic achievement of  international students studying in the U. S. A.  Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the World  Communication Association, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

    (1990)  Elementary and secondary teachers' cognitive schemas, predispositions to communicate and evaluations of classroom effectiveness.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (1990)  Relationships among international students' communication avoidance, receiver apprehension, listening, and academic achievement.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1990)  Verbal and nonverbal avoidance and evaluation of  relational behaviors.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (1989)  Communication behaviors of doctors and patients' satisfaction.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association Biennial Convention, Republic of Singapore.

    (1989)  Communication style:  Gender, and effectiveness of  industrial supervisors.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.

    (1989)  The effects of gender and culture on satisfaction in interpersonal relationships.  Paper presented at the  Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan,  PR.

    (1989)  The effects of oral communication avoidance and  nonverbal communication behavior upon relationship development.  Top Paper in Nonverbal Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Ocean City, MD.

    (1989)  News diffusion and its effects on public opinion  following the invasion of Grenada.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.

    (1989)  Predispositions to communicate and relational  experiences in intracultural and intercultural contexts.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association Biennial Convention, Republic of Singapore.

    (1989)  Relational implications of predispositions to communicate in intracultural and intercultural contexts.  Paper presented at the Intercultural and International Communication Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean, Miami, FL.

    (1989)  Solidarity, sexual communication and relationship satisfaction:  Reports of intimate relationship development.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Ocean City, MD.

    (1989)  Study of communication apprehension and listener responses in a dyadic situation.  Paper presented at the International Listening Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

    "(1988)  Cognitive Schema, verbal and nonverbal instructional behaviors and the evaluation of teacher effectiveness.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

    (1988)  Communication avoidance, relational communication, and learning in the classroom.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

    (1988)  The communication curriculum and career development.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1988)  Communication training for police officers.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1988)  Communicators' style, predispositions to communicate, perceptions of relational responses, uncertainty, and satisfaction with communication in intracultural and intercultural contexts.  Paper presented at the International Listening Association Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

    (1988)  Evaluation of instruction:  A perspective on measurement.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1988)  Gender, doctors' communication behaviors, and  patients' satisfaction.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, San Diego, CA.

    (1988)  Gender, communication styles, and effectiveness of  industrial supervisors.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, San Diego, CA.

    (1988)  Interpersonal solidarity and gender in perceptions of cross-cultural nonverbal relationship responses.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1988)  Predispositions to communicate and cross-cultural  relational experiences.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1988)  Teachers' communication behaviors and supervisors' evaluation of instruction in elementary and secondary classrooms.  Top Paper in Instructional Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Baltimore, MD.

    (1987)  Communication and gender in the development of intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of  Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1987)  Communicator gender, style, satisfaction, and predispositions toward communication in the development of intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

    (1987)  The effects of communication avoidance, learning styles, and gender upon classroom achievement.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Boston, MA.

    (1987)  The effects of communication competence, avoidance behaviors and satisfaction upon relationship development.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Boston, MA.

    (1987)  An investigation of communication apprehension and nonverbal behaviors in the development of cross-cultural  relationships.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Syracuse, NY.

    (1987)  Predispositions toward communication and the development of intracultural and intercultural  relationships.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association Biennial Convention, Norwich, England.

    (1987)  Relationship communication, satisfaction and predispositions toward verbal and nonverbal avoidance behaviors.  Top Paper in Nonverbal Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Convention, Syracuse, NY.

    (1986)  Communication avoidance, satisfaction, and  relationship development:  Sex-roles and acquaintanceship  stages.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1986)  Communication competence, anxiety, avoidance behaviors, and the classroom experiences of non-native English speakers in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

    (1986)  Communication diversity and the development of  intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1986)  Gender, communication avoidance, learning styles, and academic achievement.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Washington D.C

    (1986)  The impact of students' gender, communication apprehension, and nonverbal immediacy on cognitive and affective learning.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ.

    (1986)  The relationship of communication competence, apprehension, and nonverbal immediacy to cognitive and affective learning of non-native speakers in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ.

    (1986)  Voters' gender, value orientation, and perceptions of candidate image in the evaluation of the 1984 vice presidential candidates.  Top Paper in Political Communication presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ.

    (1985)  Candidate image, voter values, and gender as determinants of voter preference in the 1984 presidential campaign.  Paper presented at the Organization for the  Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Lincoln, NE.

    (1985)  Communication apprehension, generalized and  contextual immediacy and achievement in the basic course.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Denver, CO.

    (1985)  Changes in the evaluation of female candidates from Ella Grasso to Geraldine Ferraro.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention,  Honolulu, HI.

    (1985)  Nonverbal immediacy and communication apprehension reported by international students studying in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Providence, RI.

    (1985)  The relationship of communication anxiety, avoidance, and competence of non-native English speakers in the U.S.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.

    (1985)  Teaching the nonverbal course as the basic course.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Providence, RI.

    (1985)  You must learn English and then learn in English:  Communication competence, apprehension, immediacy, and the classroom experiences of non-native speakers of English.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of  Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1984)  Communication characteristics of doctors of chiropractic and chiropractic assistants in the United States.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (1984)  Communicating in a second language:  Importance, competency, and apprehension.  Paper presented at the World Communication Association-Atlantic Conference, San Juan, PR.

    (1984)  Gender, communication competence, apprehension, and the basic skills course.  Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference, Oxford, OH.

    (1984)  Gender, second language experience, and communication apprehension in functional contexts.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of  Puerto Rico Conference, San Juan, PR.

    (1984)  Nonverbal immediacy of doctors of chiropractic in  the United States.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    (1984)  The relationship between communication  apprehension and income in the health professions.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

    (1983)  Communication apprehension experienced by non-native English speakers in the U.S.  Paper presented at the ICA-SCA North-South Intercultural Communication Conference, Puebla, Mexico.

    (1983)  Self-confrontation and persuasion initiated by interpersonal and mass media.  Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association of Puerto Rico Convention, San Juan, PR.

    (1982)  A comparison of communication apprehension in basic studies and non-basic studies students.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Hartford, CT

    (1982)  High school speech and levels of communication apprehension in college freshman.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, Bridgeport, CT.

    (1981)  Differences in levels of communication apprehension between basic studies and non-basic studies students.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, Stevensville, NY.

    (1980)  Communication skills, competency and core curriculum.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Basic Course Directors' Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

    (1979)  Communication and the core requirement.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, Stroudsburg, PA.

    (1978)  Handling faculty resistance to the basic course: A systems approach.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, New Britain, CT.

     (1978)  Handling faculty resistance to the basic course: A systems approach.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, New Britain, CT.

    (1977)  The influence of channel variables on values and behavior.  Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, Berlin, Germany.

    (1976)  A competency-based approach to the basic course. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Basic Course Directors' Conference, Plattesburg, NY.

    (1975)  Clarifying competencies in the basic communication course.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

    (1975)  Instructional strategies for teaching  interpersonal communication.  Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

    (1975)  Interpersonal communication.  Paper presented at the Connecticut Library Association Conference, Waterbury, CT

    (1975)  Media and voting behavior.  Paper presented at the Connecticut Communication Association Conference, West Hartford, CT.

    (1975)  The new technology of politics.  Paper presented  at the New England Conference for the Study of Political Communication, Amherst, MA.

    (1974)  Communication and media.  Paper presented at the Connecticut Communication Association Conference, New Haven, CT.

    (1973)  Evaluation in the basic course.  Paper presented  at the Midwest Basic Course Conference, Boulder, CO.

    (1970)  The interpersonal approach to the basic course. Paper presented at the Speech Association of Missouri Conference, Lake-of-the-Ozarks, MO.

    (1969)  Teach SPEECH.  Paper presented at the Marquette Division, Illinois Educational Association Conference, Edwardsville, IL.

    (1968)  A debate model for high school.  Paper presented  at the Speech Association of Missouri Conference, Maryville, MO.       

    Articles

    (1967)  Catch words grip the public.  St. Louis Globe Democrat, July 30, 1967.

    (1968)  Review of AIB speech texts.  American Institute of Banking Journal  14, 2, 52-53.

    (1968)  A proposal from a debate coach.  Speech Journal of Missouri, 1, 3-6.

    (1969)  Evidence, delivery, and persuasion.  Speech Journal of Missouri 2, 3-10.

    (1982)  A comparison of communication apprehension in basic studies and non-basic studies students,  Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC):  Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills (ED 21 690).

    (1983)  Are you suffering from communication apprehension?  Journal of Chiropractic, 20, 11, 29-40.

    (1984)  Communication and the chiropractic profession:  Part I, Journal of Chiropractic 21, 9, 25-30.

    (1984)  Communication and the chiropractic profession:  Part II, Journal of Chiropractic 21, 10, 46-50.

    (1984)  Communication and the chiropractic profession:  Part III, Journal of Chiropractic 21, 11, 36-38.

    (1984)  Communication apprehension in bilingual non-native U.S. residents, Communication13, 39-48.

    1984)  Communication apprehension in underprepared versus traditional college students, Communication Research Reports, 1, 1, 68-72.

    (1985)  Communication apprehension in bilingual non-native U. S. residents, Language and Language Behavior Abstracts, May.

    (1986)  The relationship of communication anxiety, avoidance, and competence of non-native speakers in the U. S., Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC):  Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills (ED 261 448).

    (1986)  Communication apprehension, generalized and contextual immediacy and achievement in the basic course, Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC):  Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills

    (1986) Communication apprehension in bilingual non-native U. S.-Part II:  Gender, second language experience and communication avoidance in functional contexts. World Communication 15, 71-84.

    (1988)  The effects of communication avoidance, learning styles, and gender upon classroom achievement, Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC):  Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills (ED 291 111).

    (1990)  Teachers' communication behaviors and supervisors' evaluation of instruction in elementary and secondary classrooms, Communication Education39, 308-322.

    (1994)  Sex stereotyping in businesses and professions:  Across generations and cultures. Women and Language17, 1.

    (1994)  Gender and satisfaction with participation in decision making in higher education. Women and Language 17, 1.

    (1996)  Communication apprehension, nonverbal immediacy, and negative expectations for learning.  Communication Research Reports, 13, 1.

    (1996)  Solidarity and sexual communication as selective filters:  A report on intimate relationship development.  Communication Research Reports, 13, 1.

    (1998)  Continuing the tradition...Advancing the boundaries.  Communication Research Reports, 15, 1.

    (2003)  Compulsive communication and competency:  A Puerto Rican perspective.  Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 32, 3

    (2003)   Verbal and nonverbal orientations toward communication and the development of intracultural and intercultural relationships.  Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 32, 4.

    (2004)   Perceptions of source valence and voter choice in local Communication Arena, July,    www.communicationarena.com. 

    (2006)  Communication style and management effectiveness of male and female supervisors.  Journal of Applied Business Research, 4, 7-18.. 

    (2007)  The effects of students' predispositions toward communication, learning styles, and sex on academic achievement. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 4  71-84.

    (2007)  Participation in decision-making and job satisfaction: Ideal and reality for male and female university faculty in the United States

    (2007)  Students' predispositions and orientations toward perceptions of instructor reciprocity and learning.  Communication Education (in press).

    Book Chapters

    (1987)  Candidate image, voter values, and gender as  determinants of voter preference in the 1984 presidential campaign.   In W. Todd-Mancilias, M. Nadler, & L. Nadler (Eds.),Advances in gender and communication research.  Lanham, MD:  University Press of America.

    (1994)  Gender and satisfaction with participation in decision making in higher education.  In C. A. Valentine (Ed.),  Seeking understanding of communication,  language and  gender  Fort Worth, TX: CyberSpace Publishing Corporation.

    (1998)  Sam Donaldson.  In M. D. Murray (Ed.),  The Encyclopedia of Television News. Phoenix, AZ:  Oryx Press.

    Books

    (1970)  Service to children and youth in Jefferson County,  Missouri A community action plan St. Louis:  University of Missouri Extension Division.

    (1979)  Persuasion through self-confrontation:  An experimental study of value, attitude, and behavior change initiated by interpersonal and mass media  East Lansing: University Microfilms, Inc.

    (1980)  Interpersonal communication:  A laboratory manual  Bridgeport, CT:  Mercury Press.

    (1980)  Public communication:  A laboratory manual.  Bridgeport, CT:  Mercury Press.

    (1986)  Instructor's manual for INTERPLAY:  The process of  interpersonal communication(3rd ed.).  New York:  Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

    (1989)  Instructor's manual for INTERPLAY:  The process of     interpersonal  communication (4th ed.).  Fort Worth:  Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

    Book Reviews

    (1992)  Donohew, L., Sypher, H. E., & Bukoski,  W. J.  (1991).  Persuasive communication and drug abuse prevention.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 29 607.

    (1992)  Deetz, Stanley A.  (1992).  Democracy in an age of corporate colonization:  Developments in communication and the politics of everyday life.  Albany, NY:  State University of New York Press.  Choice:  Current Reviews  for Academic Libraries30, 726.

    (1996)  Fern-Banks, Kathleen.  (1996).  Crisis communications:  A casebook approach.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  Choice:  Currert Reviews for Academic Libraries, 34, 3.

    (1996)  Whalen, Joel D.  (1996).  I see what you mean:  Persuasive business communication.  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 33, 11/12.

    (1998)  Donnellion, Anne (1996).  Team talk:  The power of language in team dynamics.  Boston, MA:  Harvard Business School Press.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 35, 4576.

    (1998)  Zajas, Jay J.R., & Church, Olive D.  (1997).  Applying telecommunication and technology from a global business perspective.  New York:  The Haworth Press.  Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 35, 4594.

    (1998)  Shell, G. Richard.  (1999).  Bargaining for advantage:  Negotiation strategies for reasonable people. New York:  Viking Press.  Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries, 37,1653.

    (2004)  Fraim, John.  (2003).  Battle of symbols:  Global dynamics of advertising, entertainment and media.  New York:  Daimon.  Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries, 41,4741.

    (2005)  Fitch, Brad.  (2004).  Media relations handbook for agencies, associations, nonprofits, and congress.  Washington, D. C.:  TheCapitol.Net.  Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries, 42,4473.

    (2006)  Harris, P., & Fleisher, Craig, S. (Eds.).  (2005).  The handbook of public affairs. London, UK:  Sage Publications.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 43. 4767.

    (2007)  Floyd, Kory (2006).  Communicating affection:  Interpersonal behavior and social context.  Cambridge University Press.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 44, 3351.

    (2007)  Kelly, Alan (2006).  The elements of influence:  The new essential system for managing competition, reputation, brand, and buss.  New York, NY:  Dutton:  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 44, 3947.

    (2007)  Kotler, Philip, & Lee, Nancy (2007).  Marketing in the public sector:  A roadmap for improved performance.  Philadelphia, PA:  Wharton School.  Choice:  Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 44, 4550

    Published Conference Proceedings

    (1997).  Developing guiding principles for communication and racial and ethical diversity:Research and Scholarship.  In S. Morreale & A. Jones (Eds.). Racial and ethnic diversity in the 21st century: A communication perspective:  Proceedings of the National Communication Association's 1997 Summer Conference (pp. 247-257).  Washington, D. C.:  National Communication Association.

    (1998)Outcomes for undergraduate courses in public relations.  In C. Bolton, J. VanSlyke  Turk, & S. Morreale (Eds.).  Dialogue on public relations education:  Proceedings of the National Communication Association's 1998 Summer Conference.  Washington, D. C.:  National Communication Association.

    (1998)  Public relations curriculum:  A graduate model.  In C. Bolton, J. VanSlyke Turk, & S. Morreale (Eds.).  Dialogue on public relations education:  Proceedings of the National Communication Association's 1998 Summer Conference (pp. 93-95).  Washington, D. C.:  National Communication Association.

    (1999)  Supervisors' gender communication style and effectiveness.  In O. Nodoushani (Ed.).  Proceedings of 1999 Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association(pp. 31-34).  Boston, MA:  Northeast Business & Economics Association.

    (1999)  Technology and the future of the communication discipline:  An administrative perspective.  In R. Reynolds, & W. Edie (Eds.). Communication & Technology:  Proceedings of the National Communication Association's 1999 Summer Conference (pp. 122-124).  Washington, D. C.:  National Communication Association.

    (2000)  Cyberspace and campaign 2000.  In L. Kaid (Ed.)  Engaging the public in campaign 2000 and beyond:  Proceedings of the National Communication Association's Summer Conference (pp. 9-22).  Washington, D. C.:  National Communication Association.

    (2001)  Communication predispositions, computer anxiety and personal and professional relationship development.  In R. Hartwig  (Ed.).  Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (pp. 17-20).  Boston, MA:  Northeast Business & Economics Association.

    (2005)  Communication style and management effectiveness of male and female supervisors. In R. Clute (Ed.).  Proceedings of the 2005 International Business & Economics Research Conference Littleton, CO:  The Clute Institute for Academic Research.

    (2006)  The Effects of Students' Predispositions toward Communication, Learning Styles, and Sex on Academic Achievement.  In R. Clute (Ed.).  Proceedings of the 2006 Teaching and Learning Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

    (2006)  Relational communication and the effectiveness of nursing supervisors.  In R. Clute (Ed.) Proceedings of the International Applied Business Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

    Invited Presentations

    (1969)  Teach SPEECH.  Talk presented at the Marquette Division, Illinois Education  Association Convention, Edwardsville, IL.

    (1975)  Interpersonal communication.  Talk presented to the Connecticut Library Association Convention, Waterbury, CT.

    (1978)  Recent trends in political campaign communication.  Talk at the Source Library, Darien, CT.

    (1980)  Communication effectively with patients.  Talk presented at the Canadian Chiropractic Association Convention, Ontario, Canada.

    (1980)  Listening to patients.  Talk presented to the senior class at New York Chiropractic College, Bayside, NY

    (1981)  Communicating with the reticent patient.  Talk presented at the American Chiropractic Association Convention, Miami, FL.

    (1982)  Persuasive doctor-staff communication.  Talk presented at the California Chiropractic Association Convention, Anaheim, CA.  

    (1983)  Communication and patient compliance.  Talk presented at the Maryland Chiropractic Convention, Warm Springs, VA.

    (1988)  Communicating credibility:  A measure of effective supervision.  Talk presented to the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, Stratford, CT.

    (1991)  Effective staff communication equals effective public relations.  Talk presented to the Valley Chamber of Commerce, Shelton, CT.

    (1992)  Campaign management and the press.  Talk presented at the Ethics in the Workplace Forum, University of West Haven, West Haven, CT.

    (1994)  Effective communication equals satisfied patients.  Talk presented to the nursing staff, West Haven VA Hospital, West Haven, CT.

    (1997)  Ethical and moral issues in the new organizational environment.  Talk presented at the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers Profession Development Workshop, Boston, MA.

    (2005)  Communication in modern (post-modern?) society.  Shelby Lecture, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

    (2005)  The theory and research contributions of James C. McCroskey.  Paper presented at the Southern Communication Association, Baton Rouge, LA.