MEET THE SRS TEAM



Reid Amos

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research, West Virginia University
BA, Speech Communication, Fairmont State College

Research Interests:
Instructional Communication, Mass Media,Rhetorical Communication and Organizational Communication.

Future Plans:
To continue his career as a Radio Sportscaster, and put his MA to work as a radio consultant and college professor


Jennifer Brown

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research, West Virginia University
BA, Political Science, Randolph-Macon Woman's College

Research Interests:
Political Communication,Instructional Communication and Interpersonal Communication

Future Plans:


Graham Knowles

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research, West Virginia University
BA, Sociology(Industrial), Communication, University of South Africa

Research Interests:
Persuasive communication, Interpersonal, relational communication. Communication apprehension, Agressive communication

Future Plans:


G. Hanna Ragnarsdottir

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BA, Communication Studies, University of New Haven

Research Interests:
Instructional Communication, Communication and Aggression, Interpersonal Communication

Future Plans:
Interested counseling and communication consulting.


Rob Sidelinger

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BS, Mass Communication, Towson State University

Research Interests:
Instructional Communication and Interpersonal Communication

Future Plans:
Pursue a doctoral degree and continue teaching


Shannon Sprague

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BA, Communication Studies, West Virginia University

Research Interests:
Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication

Future Plans:
Interested in pharmaceutical sales and marketing.


Deirdre Sutter

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BA, Communication Theory and Research, West Virginia University

Research Interests:
Verbal Aggression, Interpersonal Communication(Gender and Relational), Persuasion, Mediated Communication

Future Plans:
Interested in pursuing a doctoral degree.

Currently seeking a lecturing position!


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Katherine Thweatt

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BA, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research Interets:
Instructional communication, Peer teasing,Immediacy, and Teacher misbehaviors

Future Plans:
Pursuing a doctoral deegree at West Virginia University


Greg Wight

Education:
MA, Communication Theory and Research,West Virginia University
BA, Philosophy, West Virginia University

Research Interets:
Consumer Behavior, Mass Mediated Communications, Public Opinion Polling and Computer Mediated Communication

Future Plans:
Employed by Rutter Communication, Morgantown, WV


OUR FEARLESS LEADER............

Steve Booth-Butterfield

Education:
Ed.D. WVU, 1988; Instructional Communication in Educational Psychology

Research Interests
Dual process persuasion models, Healthy influence, Affective Orientation, Humor, and Instructional Communication

Interesting Stuff that Steve is Currently Exploring
The role of affective orientation (AO) in risk behavior, instructional applications of the internet and the Web.

The Rest of His Life
"Continue research and teaching until they carry me out of Eisland Hall feet first!" or retire gracefully to a life of writing, music and taking care of Melanie.


THE SRS STORY

The Sequential Request Strategy web site began as the brainchild of Steve Booth-Butterifield, an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at West Virginia University. Team SRS is comprised of the 1996 MA candidates who completed the project as course credit for Dr. Booth-Butterfield's Graduate Seminar on Persuasion. Any comments, compliments, or general ideas on how to improve this site can be directed to Dr. Booth-Butterfield at sbb@access.mountain.net or by contacting him at the WVU Department of Communication Studies 130 Armstrong Hall Morgantown, WV 26505.