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Communication and Social Influence Faculty

Natalie Bazarova

Natalie Bazarova

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests  
Communication technology and personal relationships; self-disclosure and privacy online; social cognition and attributional judgments; group communication. 
Academic and Research Interests
Risk communication related to health and the environment, particularly examining the influence of trust and fairness; community engagement in environmental decision making; communication about zoonotic and infectious disease in the context of climate change.
Poppy McLeod

Poppy McLeod

Professor
Professor McLeod serves as the Chair for the Department of Communication.

Academic and Research Interests
Communication within and between groups; persuasion and social influence; information effects in group decision-making; influence of technology on group processes; influence of social identity and emotions in groups.
 

Jeff Niederdeppe

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Effects of mass media campaigns and news coverage on health behavior and social policy.
Dawn Schrader

Dawn Schrader

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Privacy issues, including the psychological value of privacy and increasing awareness of privacy implications for the individual and society; adolescent girls' social aggression; the protection of self-integrity and the promotion of ethical behavior in bystanders.

Jonathon Schuldt

Assistant Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Environmental and health communication; everyday judgment and decision making; public opinion.
Y. Connie Yuan
Academic and Research Interests
Organizational knowledge management; social network analysis; intercultural communication; group decision-making; technology use in organizations.