Autumn Edwards

Autumn Edwards

Autumn Edwards

Autumn Edwards Associate Professor

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(269) 387-0358

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Education: Ph.D., Ohio University

Dr. Autumn P. Edwards is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University. She earned a Ph. D. from Ohio University, an M.A. from the University of Kansas, and a B.A. from Texas Tech University. Her scholarly interests include interpersonal communication and communication theory. Her research focuses on the influence of individuals' personally-held theories of communication on aspects of community life, relational health, and personal well-being. Recent published work appears in journals such as the Journal of Family Communication, Communication Studies, Health Communication, Communication Research Reports, Communication Education, The Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, and in several edited books. She is the recipient of an Outstanding Teaching Award and the Kim Giffin Research Award from the University of Kansas and was designated a Claude Kantner Research Fellow at Ohio University

Courses I Teach:

COM 2010:  Communication Inquiry (Communication Research Methods)
COM 4700:  Advanced Interpersonal Communication
COM 6010:  Introduction to Communication Theory and Research
COM 6020:  Quantitative Communication Research
COM 6700:  Family Communication

Administrative Activities:

Director, Center for Communication Research
Co-Director, Survey and Experimental Research Lab (Sprau 201)


School of Communication
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5318 USA
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