Profiles in "Interpersonal Communication" Expertise Area

  • Mongeau studies communication in the earliest stages of romantic relationships and persuasion and social influence.
  • Roberto’s research and teaching interests focus primarily on social influence and health communication.
  • Alberts' research focuses on conflict in personal and professional relationships. She is also the founder and co-director of the Transformation Project, which focuses on how communication can transform people’s lives.
  • Jay Taylor's interests are in the area of ethics. They are concerned with personal, public and private interactions.
  • Duran studies information processing as revealed in the dynamics of movement and language across individuals and groups. His research areas include social perspective-taking, interpersonal processes and deception.
  • Jacobsen has extensive work experience in media, particularly newspaper editing and publishing, and in presenting public programs.
  • Dybvig-Pawelko strives to connect students with opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.
  • Olson is one of the foremost experts on civility in communication and was instrumental in developing the Civil Dialogue format. His co-authored book, "Hot Topics, Cool Heads," was published in 2018.