Laura Stafford, Ph.D.
- Position: Professor
- Phone: 419-372-8349
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: 306A Kuhlin Center
Dr. Stafford's teaching and research interests are in interpersonal communication. More specifically she has focused on relational maintenance and long-distance relationships. She is a past chair of the Interpersonal Divisions of both the National Communication Association and the International Communication Association. She is also a past editor of the Journal of Applied Communication Research and an associate editor of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Dr. Stafford served as the director for the School of Media and Communication from 2013 to 2022.
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
M.A. University of Texas at Austin
Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication
Select Representative Works:
Scott, A.M., & Stafford, L. (2018). An investigation of relational turbulence and depressive symptoms in newly married women. Personal Relationships, 25(2), 22-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12225
Stafford, L., & Scott, A.M. (2016). Blue brides: Exploring postnuptial depressive symptoms. Journal of Family Issues, 37(15), 2213-2231. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X15576199
Updated: 08/17/2022 08:55PM