Educational BackgroundPh.D., Communication Studies, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2014Master of Business Administration, Business Administration, Saint Louis University, 2003Bachelor of Science, Finance & Marketing, Miami University, 1999
Area of Expertise/ResearchI specialize in intergroup communication. Intergroup theory explores why we categorize ourselves and others into ingroups and outgroups, and how those social categories influence our interactions with others.
I also research computer mediated communication. I am interested in understanding how we create, maintain, and terminate relationships using computer based technology.