Faculty Research and Creative Activities

Faculty Research and Creative Activities

Faculty Research and Creative Activities



Addison, H. & Roth, E. (in press). The pursuit of subjectivity: An interview with Tom Tykwer. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 27(3).

Apker, J., Mallak, L. A., Applegate, B. A., Gibson, S. C., Ham, J.J., Johnson, N. & Street, R. L., Jr. (in press). Exploring emergency physician-hospitalist handoff interactions: Development and use of the handoff communication assessment. Annals of Emergency Medicine, XX, XXX-XXX.

Propp, K. M., Apker, J., Ford, W. S. Z., Wallace, N., Pelletier, M. S., Hofmeister, N. (in- press). Meeting the complex needs of the healthcare team: Identifying nurse- team communication practices perceived to enhance patient outcomes. Qualitative Health Research, XX, XXX-XXX.

Edwards, A., & Graham, E. E. (in press). The relationship between individuals’ definitions of family and implicit personal theories of communication. Journal of Family Communication. (Lead Article).

Orbe, M., & Drummond, D. K. (in press). Negotiations of the complicitous nature of U.S. racial/ethnic categorization: Exploring rhetorical strategies. Western Journal of Communication, 73(4).

Camara, S. K., & Orbe, M. (in press). Analyzing strategic responses to discriminatory acts: A co-cultural communicative investigation. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 3(2).

Orbe, M., Smith, D. C., Groscurth, C. R., & Crawley, R. L. (in press). Exhaling so that we can catch our breath and sing: Reflections on issues inherent in publishing race-related communication research. Southern Journal of Communication.

Drummond, D. K., & Orbe, M. (in press). Who are you trying to be?”: Explicating identity gaps within intraracial encounters. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 10(1), 1-7. (Lead article)

Long, M., Steinke, J., Applegate, B., Lapinski, M.,Johnson, M. J., & Ghosh, S. (in press) Representations of scientist characters in television programs popular among
middle school-aged children. Science Communication.


Apker, J., Propp, K. M., & Ford, W. S. Z. (2009). Investigating the effect of nurse-team
communication on nurse turnover: Relationships among communication
processes, identification, and intent to Leave. Health Communication, 24, 106-
Christian, S.E. (August, 2009). An interdisciplinary approach to teaching about bias. Quill. June/July, 2009.

Edwards, A., Edwards, C., Shaver, C., & Oaks, M. (2009). Computer-mediated word- of-mouth communication on ratemyprofessors.com: Expectancy effects on student cognitive and behavioral learning. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14, 368-392.

Edwards, A., Rose, L., Singer, L, & Edwards, C. (2009). An investigation of the relationships among implicit personal theories of communication, social support, and loneliness. Human Communication, 11, 437-454.

Singer, L. M., Sherstad, P., Nicholson, K., & Edwards, C. (2009). Facebook
communication: Exploring and understanding communication characteristics on a social networking website. Teaching Ideas for the Basic Communication
Course, 12, 121-126.

Ford, L.A., Crabtree, R.D., & Hubbell, A. (2009). Crossing borders in health communication research: Toward an ecological understanding of context, complexity, and consequences in community-based health education in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Health Communication, 24(7).

Paget, D., & Lipkin, S. N. (2009). Movie-of-the-Week docudrama, historical event television, and the Steven Spielberg series Band of Brothers. New Review of Film and Television Studies, 7(01), pp. 93 - 107.


Addison, H. (2008). “‘Do Go On!’: Performing Gender in The Clinging Vine (1926)”
Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 25 (4), 334-345.

Edwards, C., Breshnahan, K., & Edwards, A. (2008). The influence of humorous positive computer-mediated word-of-mouth communication on student motivation and affective learning. Texas Speech Communication Journal, 33, 1- 8. (Lead Article).

Edwards, C., Edwards, A., Bakke, E., Shaver, C., & Anagnostou, N. (2008). Word-of- Mouth student perceptions. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12, 189-194.

Junger, R. (2008). “’God and Man Help Those Who Help Themselves’: John and Mary Jones and the culture of African American self sufficiency in mid-nineteenth century Chicago. Journal of Illinois History, 11, 111-132.

Orbe, M. (2008). Representations of race in reality TV: Watch and discuss. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 25(4), 345-352.

Orbe, M., & Allen, B. J. (2008). ‘Race matters’ in the Journal of Applied Communication Research. Howard Journal of Communications, 19(3), 201-220. (Lead article)

Orbe, M. (2008). Theorizing multidimensional identity negotiation: Reflections of the lived experiences of first generation college students. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, 120, 81-95.

Orbe, M., & Kinefuchi, E. (2008). Crash under investigation: Engaging complications of complicity, coherence, and implicature through critical analysis. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 25(2), 135-156.

Kinefuchi, E., & Orbe, M. (2008). Situating oneself in a racialized world: Understanding student reactions to Crash through standpoint theory and context-positionality frames. Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, 1(1), 70-90.


Apker, J., Mallak, L. A., Gibson, S. C. (2007). Communicating in the “Gray Zone:” Perceptions of emergency physician-hospitalist handoff communication and patient safety. Academic Emergency Medicine, 14, 884-994.

Borden, S.L., & Tew, C. (2007). The role of journalist and the performance of journalism:
Ethical lessons from “fake” news (seriously). Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 22 (4), 300-314.

Borden, S.L. (2007). Mapping ethical arguments in journalism: An exploratory study. Mass
Communication & Society, 10 (3), 275-297.

Christian, S.E. (Fall 2007). Trading Spaces, Journalism Education Today, 41(2), p.32.

Edwards, A., & Shepherd, G. J. (2007). An investigation of the relationship between implicit personal theories of communication and community behavior. Communication Studies, 58, 359-375.

Edwards, C., Edwards, A., Qing, Q., & Wahl, S. T. (2007). The influence of computer- mediated word-of-mouth communication on student perceptions of instructor and attitudes toward learning course content. Communication Education, 56, 255-277. (LEAD ARTICLE)

Edwards, C., & Myers, S. A. (2007). Perceived instructor credibility as a function of
instructor aggressive communication. Communication Research Reports, 24, 47-53.

Edwards, C. & Walker, S. (2007). The relationship between participation in learning communities and communication apprehension: An experimental test. Texas Speech Communication Journal, 32, 65-71.

Edwards, C., & Myers, S. A. (2007). Perceived instructor credibility as a function of
instructor aggressive communication. Communication Research Reports, 24, 47-53.

Myers, S. A., Edwards, C. Wahl, S., & Martin, M. M. (2007). The relationship between perceived instructor aggressive communication and college student involvement. Communication Education, 56, 495-508.

Orbe, M. (2007). Critical reflections from a resistant boiled frog: Striving toward a critical communication pedagogy as articulated by Deanna Fassett and John Warren. The Review of Communication, 7(3), 298-302.

Urban, E., & Orbe, M. (2007). The ‘syndrome of the boiled frog:' Exploring international students on U.S. campuses as co-cultural group members. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 36(3), 117-138.

Lapinski, M. K., & Orbe, M. (2007). Evidence for the construct validity and reliability of the Co-Cultural Theory Scales. Communication Methods and Measure, 1(2), 137- 164.

Steinke, J., Lapinski, M., Crocker, N., Zietsman-Thomas, A., Williams, Y., Higdon Evergreen, S., & Kuchibhotla, S. (2007). Assessing media influences on middle school-aged children’s perceptions of women in science using the Draw-A-Scientist Test (DAST), Science Communication, 29 (1), 35-64.



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