Curriculum Vitae

 

Steven Booth-Butterfield, Ed.D.

118 Morgan Hill Road

Morgantown, WV, 26508

drsbb@mindspring.com

 

Professional Experience

 

2004-      President, Healthy Influence, LLC.

 

2002-04  Communication Consultant, Independent Practice.

 

1998-02  Chief, Health Communication Research Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

1999-      Adjunct Professor, Community Medicine, School of Medicine, WVU.

 

1999-      Adjunct Professor,  Communication Studies, WVU.

 

1993-99  Associate Professor, Communication Studies, WVU.

 

1994-98  Core Faculty Member, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, WVU Health Sciences.

 

1989-93   Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, WVU.

 

1988-89   Visiting Assistant Professor, Comm Studies, WVU.

 

1985-88   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Comm Studies, WVU.

 

1981-85   Counselor, Educational Development Center, CMSU.

 

1980         Adjunct Instructor, Speech Communication, CMSU.

 

1978-79   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Speech Comm, CMSU.

 

 Education

 

Doctor of Education, West Virginia University, 1988.  Instructional Communication in Educational Psychology.

 

Master of Arts, Central Missouri State University, 1979.  Communication (Psychology cognate).

 

Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State University, 1978.  Speech and Theater (Psychology minor).

 

Consultant and Grant Activity

 

            “Center for Healthy Workforce and Work Lives,” RFA-OH-05-006, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS, Dr. Jeanette Cleveland, Principle Investigator, Penn State University, in development, 2005.

 

“Building A Self-Tailoring Persuasion Engine to Motivate Exercise,” PHS 2004-2, National Cancer Institute, DHHS, Dr. Steve Booth-Butterfield, Principle Investigator, Healthy Influence, LLC, under second review, 2005.

 

            “Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Organ and Tissue Donation,” 1 R39OT05406, Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS, Dr. Keith Weber, Principle Investigator, WVU, grant funded 2005-present.

 

            Strategic Communication Planning 2004 for Risk Management, Nordstrom Corporation, Seattle, WA, 2003-present.

 

            Risk Communication Advisory Group, Office of Communications, National Cancer Institute, 2002-present.

 

            Using the Standard Model to Increase Exercise Compliance, HealthWorks Rehab and Fitness, Inc., Morgantown, WV, 2003.

 

            Expert Advisory Board, Medical Adherence and Compliance, Bristol Myers Squibb, 2001-2002.

 

            Expert Advisory Board, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication, 2001.

 

            Communication Opportunity Leadership Team, National Cancer Institute, Division for Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, 1999-2--3.

 

            Strategic Education Communication Group, National Cancer Institute, Health Communication and Infomatics Branch, 1999-2002.

 

Research

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

 

            Welbourne, J., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (in press).  Using the theory of planned behavior and a stage model of persuasion to evaluate a safety message for firefighters.  Health Communication.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Welbourne, J., Williams, C., & Lewis, V. (in press).  Formative field experiments of a NIOSH Alert to Reduce the Risks to Fire Fighters from Structural Collapse:  Applying the Cascade Framework.   Health Communication.

 

Wootan M., Reger-Nash, B.,  Booth-Butterfield, S., and Cooper, L. (in press).  A Comparison of the Effectiveness and Costs of Community Interventions Promoting One Dietary Change.  Preventing Chronic Disease.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (in press).  If we didn’t use humor, we’d cry:  Use of humor as coping health care.  Journal of Health Communication.

 

Stephenson, M. T., Witte, K., Vaught, C., Quick, B. L., Booth-Butterfield, S., Patel, D., & Zuckerman, C.  (2005).  Using persuasive messages to encourage voluntary hearing protection among coal miners.  Journal of Safety Research, 36, 9-17.

 

            Reger-Nash, B., Baumann, A., Booth-Butterfield, S., Cooper, L., Smith, H., & Chey, T. (2005).  Wheeling Walks media-based community intervention:  12 month post impacts.  Family and Community Health, 28, 64-78.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., & Reger, B. (2004).  The message changes belief and the rest is theory:  The "1% Or Less" milk campaign and reasoned action.  Preventive Medicine, 39, 581-588.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (2002).  The role of affective orientation in the big 5 personality structure.  Communication Research Reports, 19, 301-313.

 

            Reger, B., Cooper, L., Booth-Butterfield, S., Smith, H., Bauman, A., Wootan, M., Middlestadt, S., Marcus, B., & Greer, F. (2002). Wheeling Walks: A Community Campaign Using Paid Media to Encourage Walking among Sedentary Older Adults.  Preventive Medicine, 35, 285-292.

 

Booth-Butterfield, M., Anderson, R., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000).  Adolescents' use of tobacco, health locus of control, and self-monitoring.  Health Communication, 12, 137-148.

 

            Reger, B., Wootan, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000).  A comparison of different approaches to promote community-wide dietary change.  American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 18, 271-275.

 

Reger, B., Wootan, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1999). Using mass media to promote healthy eating: A community-based demonstration project.  Preventive Medicine, 29, 414-421.

 

            Reger, B., Wootan, M., Booth-Butterfield,  S. & Smith, H. (1998).  1% or Less: A community-based nutrition campaign.   Public Health Reports, 111, 410-419.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Chory, R., & Beynon, W. (1997).  Communication apprehension and health communication and behaviors.  Communication Quarterly, 45, 235-250.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1996). Using your emotions: Improving the measurement of affective orientation.  Communication Research Reports, 13, 157-163.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (1996).  Are funny people popular: An examination of humor orientation, loneliness, and social attraction.  Communication Quarterly, 44, 42-52.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Thomas, C., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (1995).  Perceptions of deception, divorce disclosures, and communication satisfaction: a case of expectancy violations.  Western Journal of Communication, 59, 228-245.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (1995).  The funny people: A source orientation to the communication of humor.  Communication Quarterly, 43, 142-154.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995).  Reply to Rose's commentary.  Journal of Applied Communication Research, 22.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995). The affective orientation to communication: Conceptual and empirical distinctions.  Communication Quarterly, 42, 331-344.

 

            Dolin, D., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995).  Cancer prevention and the foot-in-the-door technique.  Health Communication, 7, 55-66.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1994). Communication anxiety and signing effectiveness:  Testing an interference model among deaf communicators.  Journal of Applied Communication Research, 22, 273-286.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Cooke, P., Andrighetti, A., Casteel, B., Lang, T., Pearson, D., & Rodriguiz, B.  (1994). Simultaneous versus exclusive processing of persuasion arguments and cues.  Communication Quarterly, 42, 21-35.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., & Gutowski, C. (1993).  Message modality and source credibility can interact to affect argument processing.  Communication Quarterly, 41, 77-89.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993). The role of cognitive "performance orientation" in communication anxiety.  Communication Quarterly, 41, 198-209.

 

            Taylor, T., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993).  Getting a foot in the door with drinking and driving: A field study of Healthy Influence.  Communication Research Reports, 10, 95-101.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., & Geatz, L. (1992). The cue utilization effects model.  Communication Quarterly, 40, 138-148.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Mosher, N., & Mollish, D. (1992).  Teacher immediacy and student involvement: A dual process analysis.  Communication Research Reports, 9, 13-22.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Cottone, R. (1991). Ethical issues in the treatment of communication apprehension and avoidance. Communication Education, 40, 172-179.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1991). The communication of humor in everyday life: Individual differences in the use of humorous messages.  Southern Communication Journal, 56, 205-218.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Heare, D., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1991). The effect of communication anxiety upon signing effectiveness among the profoundly hearing-impaired.  Communication Quarterly, 39, 241-250.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1990).  Conceptualizing affect as information in communication production.  Human Communication Research, 16, 451-476.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1990). The mediating role of cognition in the experience of state anxiety.  Southern Communication Journal, 56, 24-32.

 

            McCroskey, J., Booth-Butterfield, S., & Payne, S. (1989).  The impact of communication apprehension on college student retention and success.  Communication Quarterly, 37, 100-108.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988). Inhibition and student recall of instructional messages.  Communication Education, 37, 312- 324.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988). Instructional interventions for reducing situational anxiety and avoidance.  Communication Education, 37, 214-223.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988).  A meta-analysis of the cross- situational consistency of communication apprehension.  Communication Research Reports, 5, 64-70.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Booth-Butterfield, S., Koester, J. (1988).  Function of uncertainty reduction in alleviating primary tension in small groups.  Communication Research Reports, 5, 146-153.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1987).  Action assembly theory and communication apprehension:  A psychophysiological study.  Human Communication Research, 13, 386-398.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1986).  The effect of evaluation, task structure, trait-CA, and reticence on state-CA and behavioral disruption in dyadic settings. Communication Monographs, 53, 144-159.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Gould, M. (1986).  The Communication Anxiety Inventory:  Validation and state- and context- communication apprehension. Communication Quarterly, 34, 194-205.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1982). Is it live or is it Memorex:  The effects of mode of presentation on speaker credibility, attractiveness, and competence. CMSU Research, 5, 6-9.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Gould, M. (1981).  An experimental psychophysiological study of the effects of public speaking and communication trait anxiety on state anxiety. CMSU Research, 4, 5-13.

 

Grants as Professor at WVU and CMSU

 

            Coinvestigator, “The Mass Media Model and Promoting Physical Activity, “($350,000 award, Robert Wood Johnson foundation, Dr. Bill Reger, principle investigator), 2001.

 

            Coinvestigator, How Adolescents Process Tobacco Advertising, joint project with the WVU Prevention Research Center ($85,000 award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation).

 

            Evaluator, 1% or Less Milk Campaign, West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, ($40,000 award, phase III), 1996.

 

            Evaluator, 1% or Less Milk Campaign, West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, ($50,000 award, phase II; $40,000 award, phase III), 1996.

 

            Evaluator, Healthy West Virginia!, Center for Science in the Public Interest and West Virginia University ($60,000 award; phase I), 1995.

 

            Faculty, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Robert C. Byrd WVU Health Sciences Center, ($5,000,000 award), 1994.

 

            Investigator, Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, grant to support instructional innovations in the COMM 80 course, ($1550 award), 1994.

 

            Director, The Healthy Influence Project, funded through the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, ($6,000 awarded), 1993.

 

            Consultant, Appalachian Leadership Initiative Center grant to Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center from National Cancer Institute ($1,000,000 award), 1992.

 

            Investigator, Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, grant to support instructional innovations in the COMM 80 course, ($2500 award), 1992.

 

            Co-investigator, Faculty Senate Research Grant ($7700 award) The impact and treatment of communication anxiety among deaf communicators, 1991.

 

            Grants for research from the CMSU Faculty Development program for three consecutive years for three different research projects, 1981-83 (total awards over $3000).

 

Reviews

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1994).  Review.  [Review of Coping with speech anxiety.]  Speech Communication Teacher, 8, 14-15.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1990).  Software review.  [Review of computer software SYSTAT: The intelligent system for statistics.] Communication Education, 39, 79-83.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1989).  Book review.  [Review of the book Public communication and behavior, vol. 1.].  Communication Education, 38, 291-292.

 

Books - General

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992).  Influence and control in the classroom.  Minneapolis, MN: Burgess International Group.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992).  Communication apprehension and avoidance in the classroom.  Minneapolis, MN: Burgess International Group.

 

Books/Workbooks - Instructional

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997). Mass Media and Messages: An Effects Orientation.  Acton, MA:  Tapestry Press.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993).  Introduction to the Mass Media:  A Workbook and Lecture Guide, Minneapolis, MN:  Burgess.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. Persuasion: Workbook and Course Outline, 1990, 1991, 1992.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  Communication Apprehension, An Instructor's Guide and Course Outline, 1992.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S.  Media in Communication and Education:  Workbook and Study Guide, 1988.

 

Book Chapters

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. and Welbourne, J. (2002).  The Elaboration Likelihood Model and a Route to Science.  In J. Dillard & M. Pfau (Eds.).  Handbook on Persuasion. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997).  Emotionality and Affective Orientation.  In J. McCroskey, J. Daly, & M. Martin (Eds.).  Communication and personality:  Trait perspectives, (pp. 171-189).  Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997).  Communication apprehension and people with disabilities.  In J. Daly, J. McCroskey, J. Ayres, T. Hopf & D. Ayres (Eds.).  Avoiding Communication. (2nd. ed.).  New York: Hampton Press.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988).  Jock Talk:  Analysis of competitive and cooperative communication on a successful university women's basketball team.  In A. Taylor & B. Bate (Eds.) Women Communicating, Ablex.

 

Works In Progress

 

            Middlestadt, S., Booth-Butterfield, S., Reger-Nash, B., Lehman, T., Cooper, L., Smith, H., & Greer, F. (2005).  Using a Forced Exposure Laboratory Experiment to Evaluate Health Ads: Two Studies of the "Wheeling Walks" Media-Based Community Campaign.  Paper under review with Health Communication.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Middlestadt, S., Reger-Nash, B., & Cooper, L. (2005).  Use of the Cascade Model for Message Development in the Wheeling Walks Mass Media-based Campaign. Paper under review with Health Communication.

 

Competitively-selected Abstracts or Posters Given to Professional Conventions

 

Buzzard-Ott, S., Williams, T., Welbourne, J., Booth-Butterfield, S., Clough-Thomas, K., & Lawryk, N. (November, 2003).  A communication intervention for technology transfer of NIOSH field portable methods.  Poster presented at the annual National Occupational Injury Research Symposium, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Baltimore, MD.

 

Welbourne, J., Booth-Butterfield, S., Lewis, V., & Williams, C.  (2002, April).  Evaluation of a CDC safety message:  a theory of planned behavior approach.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Welbourne, J., Buzzard, S., and Clough, K. (1999, November).  Evaluating the NIOSH Fire Fighter Alert.  Abstract presented at the annual convention of the American Public Health Association, Chicago.

 

Competitively-selected Papers and Panels Given to Professional Conventions

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Welbourne, J., Buzzard-Ott, S., Williams, T., Clough-Thomas, K. & Lawryk, N. (May, 2005).  A Standard Model Communication Intervention to Increase Adoption of Federal Government Safety Recommendations.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, New York.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (May, 2005).  The Standard Model: Review of Evidence and Implications for Instruction and Training.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, New York.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Reger, B., Middlestadt, S., & Cooper, L. (November, 2004). Using the cascade model for message development in the “Wheeling Walks” mass media campaign.  Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, Il.

 

Booth-Butterfield, S., Welbourne, J., Williams, C., & Lewis, V (June, 2004).  Formative field experiments of a NIOSH Alert to Reduce the Risks to Fire Fighters from Structural Collapse:  Applying the Cascade Framework.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

            Welbourne, J., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (November, 2003).  Using the theory of planned behavior and a stage model of persuasion to evaluate a safety message for firefighters.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Miami, FL.

Welbourne, J., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (October, 2002).  Evaluation of a NIOSH alert to reduce the risks to fire fighters from structural collapse.  Paper presented at the 6th International Conference of the Scientific Committee on Education and Training in Occupational Safety and Health and the International Communication Network, Baltimore, MD.

 

            Reger, B., Cooper, L., Booth-Butterfield, S., Smith, H., Bauman, A., Wootan, M., Middlestadt, S., Marcus, B., & Greer, F. (2002, April). Wheeling Walks: A community campaign using paid media to encourage walking among sedentary older adults.  University of Kentucky Health Communication Conference, Lexington, KY.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2002, April).  The vision thing: building an R01 research program.  Presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, New York, New York.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2002, April).  Message-Based campaign for adoption of new NIOSH methods for field portable instruments.  Presented at the annual conference of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, San Diego, CA.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Reger, B. (2001, May).  The message changes belief and the rest is theory:  the ‘1% or less’ milk campaign and reasoned action.   Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Washington, DC.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (April, 2001). Out of the ivory tower:  Health communication research in the real world.  Presentation at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

Booth-Butterfield, M., Hinkle, S., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, November). Satisfaction and affective orientation in relationships. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. and Welbourne, J. (2000, June).  The Elaboration Likelihood Model and a Route to Science.  Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Acapulco, Mexico.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, June).  Academic communication and the Federal government: Lessons and Implications.  Panel discussion presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Acapulco, Mexico.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, June).  Health communication research at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.  Panel discussion presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Acapulco, Mexico.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, April).  Everything they taught me in graduate school was wrong.  Panel discussion presented at the annual convention of the Southern States Speech Association, New Orleans.

 

            Reger, W., Wootan, M.,  & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1999, June). Using mass media to promote healthy eating: a community-based demonstration project.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, San Francisco.

 

            Reger, W., Wootan, M., Booth-Butterfield, S., &  Smith, H. (1997, November).  1% Or Less:  A community-based nutrition campaign.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997, November).  “If we didn’t use humor, we’d cry:” Predispositional and situational influences on humorous coping communication in health care settings.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1996, November). Combating stress in the health care setting:  Analysis of humor orientation and perceived coping effectiveness.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Diego.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (1995, November).  Are funny people more popular?  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Antonio.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995, November).  Anxiety and disability as communication variables.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Antonio.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995, April).  The Healthy Influence Project.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Pittsburgh.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Dolin, D., Beynon, W., and Chory, R.  (1994, November).  The effect of communication anxiety on health behaviors and communication.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Wanzer, M., Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S.  (1994, November).  The funny people: A source orientation to the communication of humor.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1994, May).  Teaching the large lecture class.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Washington, DC.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1994, May).  The healthy influence approach.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Washington, DC.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1994, May).  The healthy influence project.  Paper presented in poster session at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Washington, DC.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993, November).  The effect of communication anxiety on signing effectiveness in deaf adolescents.  Top ranked paper presented at the annual convention of Speech Communication Association, Miami, FL.

 

            Dolin, D., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993, May).  Foot-in-the-door and cancer prevention.  Paper presented in poster session at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Washington DC.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May). An introduction and overview of dual process models.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

            Angelos, G., Dolin, D., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May). The impact of modality, source likability, and argument quality: A conceptual replication.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

            Cooke, P., Pearson, D., Rodriquez, B., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May).  Simultaneous versus exclusive processing I: Source likability and argument quality.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

            Andrigetti, A., Casteel, B., Lang, T., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May).  Simultaneous versus exclusive processing II: Number and quality of arguments.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May).  The involvement of emotional awareness in communication: What do we know when do use it?  Top-ranked paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., Mosher, N., & Mollish, D. (1991, November).  A boundary test of the elaboration likelihood model and the cue net.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Atlanta.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1991, November).  Understanding dimensions of affect as information: A confirmatory factor analysis.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Atlanta.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., & Nageldinger, C. (1991, August). Intricacies of the Elaboration Likelihood Model: Message modality and source credibility interact as elaboration moderators to affect argument processing.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco. 

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1991, May). Emotional responses as guides to thought and interaction: Conceptual distinctions.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Heare, D., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1991, May).  The effect of communication anxiety upon signing effectiveness among the profoundly hearing-impaired.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Geatz, L. (1991, May). The peripheral route and cue selection processes.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Pittsburgh.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1990, November).  Can't see the forest for the trees:  Three questions about the Elaboration Likelihood Theory.  Paper presented at the annual Convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1990, May).  The dimensions of dispositional humor use: A confirmatory factor analysis.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Philadelphia.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1989, November).  The communication of humor in everyday life: An individual differences analysis.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Francisco.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1989, November). The affective-orientation: Conceptualizing affect as information.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Francisco.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1989, May).  Communication and learning:  The goal-state theory.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, San Francisco.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Booth-Butterfield, S., Korb, B. (1989, May).  Recall and production of affect-guided events.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Ocean City, MD.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988, November).  The goal-state matching theory of instructional communication.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988, November). Inhibition and student recall of instructional messages.  Paper presented at the annual  conventions of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            McCroskey, J., Booth-Butterfield, S., & Payne, S. (1988, November).  The impact of communication apprehension on college student retention and success.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988, May).  A framework for artificial communication research.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Dolan, K., Booth-Butterfield, M., Booth-Butterfield, S. (1988, May).  Anticipated communication and trait CA as determinants of recall, state anxiety, and attitude change:  Predictions from the Elaboration Likelihood Model.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, New Orleans.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1987, November). Replication and test of action assembly theory:  A psychophysiological study of communication apprehension.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Boston.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. &  Booth-Butterfield, S. (1987, November).  A comparison of rating and coding methods in behavioral observation.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Boston.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. Kubeja, J., McGreal, E., & Seiffert, M. (1987, November).  A cross-cultural analysis of scripts.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Boston.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1987, May).  Untangling the tangled web:  Theory and empirical test of interpersonal deception.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Montreal.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1987, April).  The funny papers:  The communication of humor in interpersonal contexts.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Central States Speech Association, St. Louis.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1986, November).  The effects of situation and trait CA on state CA and approach-avoidance behavior across four communication settings.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1986, November).  Schematic representations of ongoing communication interactions:  The anxiety schema.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Cottone, R. (1986, November).  Legal and ethical issues in the treatment of communication apprehension and avoidance.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M., Booth-Butterfield, S., & Koester, J. (1986, November).  Primary tension:  Three empirical studies.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Chasteen, D. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1986, November).  The relationship between CA, needs, and interaction.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1986, February).  Jock talk:  Analysis of competitive and cooperative communication on a successful women's university basketball team.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Speech Communication Association, Tucson.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, M. & Booth-Butterfield, S. (1985, November).  The effect of evaluation, task structure, trait-CA, and reticence on state-CA and behavioral disruption in dyadic settings.  "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech

Communication Association, Denver.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1985, November).  An empirical meta-analysis of the cross-situational consistency of communication apprehension.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Denver.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Gould, M. (1985, April).  A psychophysiological study of state and trait communication apprehension.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Central States Speech Association, Indianapolis.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Gould, M. (1984, November).  The relationship between state-CA and context-CA: Two empirical studies and a new state-trait CA inventory. "Top Ranked" paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. & Booth-Butterfield, M. (1984, April). Is it live or is it Memorex:  The effects of mode of presentation on speaker credibility, attractiveness, and competence.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Central States Speech Association, Chicago.

 

Invited Presentations

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2001, April).  Health communication theory and research in the federal government.  Speaker for the “Medical Messengers” series at Emerson College, Boston MA.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2001, January).  The standard model and health communication research.  Speaker at the Group for Attitudes and Persuasion (GAP) at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, October).  Communication and science in the Federal government.  Discussant as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Society for Experiment Social Psychology, Atlanta.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (2000, June).  Communication research opportunities in the Federal government and The milk campaign and the theory of reasoned action: A preliminary report.  Presentations given at Yale University to Peter Salovey’s research group, New Haven.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997, April).  Effective teaching: The impact of an extensive website on student learning.  Discussant as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1997, April).  The ECA Website. Discussant as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1996, April).  Effective teaching tactics: The Rocker.  Discussant as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, New York.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995, November).  Effective teaching tactics.  Discussant as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Antonio.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1993, May).  Effective teaching.  Presented as part of an invited panel at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, New Haven, CT.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, November).  Ethical issues in the treatment of communication apprehension and avoidance.  Presented as part of invited panel at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago.

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S., & Gutowski, C. (1992, November).  Message modality and source credibility interact to affect argument processing.  Invited paper presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, Chicago, 1992.  (Based on Master's thesis of the second author which I directed.  Version of this research also presented at the 1991 APA convention.)

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1992, May).  Teaching the large lecture class.  Invited paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Portland, ME.

 

Teaching

 

Courses at West Virginia University

 

Comm  12 Interpersonal Communication

Comm  80 Introduction to the Mass Media

Comm 221 Persuasion (undergraduate)

Comm 363 Organizational Communication

Comm 365 Mass Media

Comm 373 Persuasion and Influence

Comm 375 Communication Anxiety

Comm 402  Research Methods

Comm 1000 Public Speaking (Central Missouri State)

Comm 3000 Interpersonal Communication (Central Missouri State)

 

Course Director Responsibilities

 

            Introduction to Mass Media (Comm 80) WVU, 1986-7.  2 sections with 400 students in each; developed curriculum, coordinated testing, supervised assistants.

 

            Interpersonal Communication (Comm 12) WVU, 1986.  8 sections with 40 students

each; supervised 4 graduate teaching assistants, coordinated testing.

 

Guest Lectures

 

            Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, 1998.

 

Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 1992.

 

Theses Directed

 

            Dolin, D. (1992). Cancer prevention and the foot-in-the-door technique.

 

            Herring, M. (1991).  The effects of teacher immediacy, lecture structure, and student involvement on student attitudes:  An ELM approach.

 

            Nageldinger, C. (1990).  Message modality and attitude change: A test of the

Elaboration Likelihood Model.

           

Directed Independent Research Projects - Graduate

 

            Schroeder, K. (2002).  The Standard Model and Binge Drinking.

            Thweatt, K. (1997).  Affective Orientation and Cognitive Performance.

            Sutter, D. (1996). A Sequential Requests Research Website.

            Knowles, G. (1996). A Communication Encyclopedia.

            Chory, R. (1995).  Communication anxiety and health behaviors and communication.

            Crowell, T. (1995).  Anxiety, obesity, and fitness:  A descriptive study.

            Crowell, T. (1995).  Interventions in school nutrition programs.

            Alderton, B. (1994). Info-mercials and attitude change.

            Lang, T. (1992). The CUE model and activation processes.

            Scatterday, C. (1991). Media, money, and college sports.

            Robinson, R. (1991). The elements of argument.

            Vagg, L. (1989). The elaboration likelihood model and political communication.

 

Directed Independent Research Projects - Undergraduate

 

            Chory, R. (1994).  Communication anxiety and health behaviors and communication.

            Gabehart, R. (1991).  Telemarketing and the influence of persuasion cues.

            Mitchell, R.  (1991).  A campaign applying the ELM to a practical persuasion problem.

 

Graduate Advisor

 

Rebecca Chory, Master of Arts, 1995.

Brian Alderton, Master of Arts, 1994.

Danielle Dolin, Master of Arts, 1992.

Trace Lang, Master of Arts, 1992.

Melissa Herring, Master of Arts, 1991.

Rena Robinson, Master of Arts, 1991.

Christine Nageldinger, Master of Arts, 1990.

 

Graduate Committee Member

 

            Brian Day, Doctor of Education (Educational Psychology), 1998.

Gretchen Cushman, Master of Arts, 1997.

Kevin Bennett, Master of Arts, 1994.

Michelle Persinger, Master of Arts, (Journalism), 1993.

Kelly Tucker, Master of Arts, (Journalism), 1993.

Annette Andrighetti, Master of Arts, 1992.

Laureen Boyer, Master of Arts, 1990.

Mary Ulch, Master of Arts, 1990.

Rebecca Korb, Master of Arts, 1989.

Lisa Vagg, Master of Arts, 1989.

Member, numerous graduate committees (off-campus Master's Degree Program),

1988-present.

 

Internet Applications

 

Communication Studies Department Website. (www.as.wvu.edu/comm)

The Eastern Communication Association Website. (www.as.wvu.edu/~sbb/eca.htm)

Comm 80 Website. (www.as.wvu.edu/~sbb/comm80/comm80.htm)

Comm 221 Website. (www.as.wvu.edu/~sbb/comm221/comm221.htm)

 

Service

 

 Editorial

 

Webmaster

            Eastern Communication Association Website, 1996-8.

 

Associate Editor

            Communication Quarterly, 1996-7.

 

Editorial Board Member

 

            Communication Research, 2002-

            Communication Research Reports, 1992-1994; 1994-95; 1996-2001.

            Communication Quarterly, 1991-1993; 1996-2001.

            Human Communication Research, 2000-2002.

 

Consulting Editor/Reviewer

 

            Communication Education, 1986, 1992.

            Communication Monographs, 1993.

            Communication Reports, 1994.

            Communication Research, 1990, 1994.

            Communication Research Reports, 1986.

            Communication Studies, 1993, 1996.

            Communication Yearbook, 1994.

            Human Communication Research, 1990, 1991, 1996, 2003.

            Journal of Applied Communication Research, 1999.

            Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 1990.

            Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 1988, 1989.

            Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2000.

            Small Group Research, (special issue) 1999.

            Social Marketing Quarterly, 2003.

            Western Journal of Communication, 1993, 1994.

 

Professional

 

            Panel Chair and Respondent, Good Medicine, Bad Medicine, or Placebo, panel presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Miami, FL. November, 2003.

 

            Panelist, Obtaining Federal Support for Health Communication Research:

A Workshop for Novice (and Experienced) Grant-seekers,  workshop presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Washington, DC, May, 2002.

 

Discussant, Honoring Dr. Gary Kreps for his achievement in Health Communication research, panel presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, 2000.

 

Discussant, Federal Grant Activity in Health Communication, panel presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, 2000.

 

Panel Chair and Respondent, Media Applications in Health Communication, panel presented at the annual convention of the NationalCommunication Association, Seattle, WA, 2000.

 

Panel Chair, Giving it all away: Website Applications in Health Communication, panel presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, 2000.

 

            Panel Chair, Health Communication Research at NIOSH, panel presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Charleston, WV, 1999.

 

Panel Chair, “Research Teams that Work,” panel at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore, 1997.

 

            Paper Reader, Information Systems Division, International Communication Association, 1997.

 

            At-Large Representative-Elect, National Communication Association Legislative Council, 1997-1999.

 

            Member, Committee on Scholarship, Eastern Communication Association, 1996-1997.

 

            Member and Chair, Eastern Communication Association Nominating Committee, New York, 1996.

 

            Respondent, Interpersonal Interest Group, Eastern Communication Association, New York, 1996.

 

            Paper Reader, Interpersonal Interest Group, Eastern Communication Association, New York, 1996.

 

            Respondent, Instructional Developmental Division, Speech Communication Association, 1994.

 

            Paper Reader, Information Systems Division, International Communication Association, 1994.

 

            Paper Reader, Instructional Developmental Division, Speech Communication Association, 1994.

 

            Panel Chair, Information Systems Division, International Communication Association, 1993.

 

            Paper Reader, Information Systems Division, International Communication Association, 1992-3.

 

            Member, Nominating Committee, Interpersonal and Small Group Division, Speech Communication Association, 1991-92.

 

            Respondent, Instructional Developmental Division, Speech Communication Association, Chicago, 1990.

 

            Panel Chair, Interpersonal and Small Group Division, Speech Communication Association, Chicago, 1990.

 

            Paper Reader, Instructional Developmental Division, Speech Communication Association, appointed for 1989-90.

 

            Paper Reader, Interpersonal and Small Group Division, Speech Communication Association, elected for 1989-90.

 

            Panel Chair, Interpersonal and Organizational Division,  Eastern Communication Association convention, Ocean City, 1989.

 

            Member, Nominating Committee, Interpersonal and Small Group Division, Speech Communication Association, 1988-89.

 

            Panel Chair, Eastern Communication Association convention, Spotlight on Scholarship, Syracuse, 1986.

 

            Member, Awards Committee, Commission on Communication Apprehension and Avoidance, Speech Communication Association, 1984, 1986.

 

Professional Memberships

 

            International, National, and Regional communication associations (ICA, NCA, and ECA), 1985-present.

            American Psychological Association, 1991-present.

            American Psychological Society, 1992-93, 1999-present.

            Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 1992-present.

            American Public Health Association, 1995-present.

            American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1998-present.

 

WVU Comm Studies Department

 

            Graduate Coordinator, On-Campus Programs, 1997-8.

            Chair, ad hoc Merit Pay Committee, 1996-97.

            Webmaster, Department Web Site Project, 1995-8.

            Member, Graduate Committee, 1996-97.

            Member, ad hoc Committee on Service Guidelines, 1996-97.

            Chair, Promotion, Retention, and Tenure Committee, 1994-5.

            Chair, Undergraduate Program Revision Committee, 1993.

            Member, New Faculty Orientation Committee, 1993.

            Presenter on communication to honors students, Governor's Honor Academy, 1992.

            Member, Promotion, Retention, and Tenure Committee, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996.

            Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Endowed Program for the Campaign, 1991.

            Department Rep, Convention of the WV Comm Assoc, Parkersburg, WV, 1990.

            Chair, Committee on Strategic Initiatives, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993.

            Member, Committee on Strategic Initiatives, 1989.

            Member, Graduate Committee, 1990-present.

            Full Member of the Graduate Faculty, 1989-present.

 

WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

 

            Department Representative, Eberly College function for Parent's Weekend, 1996.

            Member, Academic Computing Committee, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 1995-96, 1996-97

            Member, Outstanding Teacher Award Committee, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 1994-95.

            Member, Dean's Advisory Committee, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 1993-94.

 

WVU University Service

 

            Member, Student Retention Committee; ad hoc Faculty Senate committee, 1996.

            Presenter, "Healthy Influence at WVU," Mountaineer Legacy Program, 1995-97.

            Presenter, "Persuasion and Prevention of Sexual Violence," 1996.

            Member, Academic Advisory Committee on Computing, 1996.

            Alternate Member, Institutional Review Board, 1994-97.

            Member, Eiseland Renovation Project Committee, 1993-5.

            Consultant, WVU Sexual Wellness Task Force, 1994.

            Workshop presenter, Appalachian Leadership Initiative Center grant, "Healthy Influence and Cancer Prevention," 1993.

            Program Developer and Presenter, Faculty Development Program, "When Bigger is Better:  Administering, Developing, and Teaching the Large Lecture Course," 1993.

            Member, Faculty Senate Hearing Panel, 1993-1995.

            Presenter, Faculty Development Program, "Teaching the Large Lecture Class," 1992.

            Member, Institutional Review Board, 1991-1994.

            Founding Member, "Adopt-A-Prof" Program, 1989-91.

 

Community

 

            Discussant, "Health Communication and Public School Nutrition Programs," Panel presentation, Fairmont State University, June, 1998

            Presenter, “Success and Motivation,” speech given to the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar, Charleston, WV, 1997.

            Presenter, "Making it happen," two workshops given to the Child Nutrition course for WV public school food service personnel, Fairmont State University, June, 1996, 1997.

            Presenter, "Healthy Influence and attributions,"  presented to the West Virginia Task Force on Adolescent Sexuality and Teen Pregnancy, Canaan Valley, West Virginia, October, 1995.

            Presenter, "Connecting with communication,"  presented as an invited address at the annual convention of the West Virginia State Health Educators Conference, Canaan Valley, West Virginia, April, 1995.

            Presenter, "Making it happen," workshop given to the Child Nutrition course for WV public school food service personnel, Fairmont State University, August, 1995.

            Presenter, "Getting them going and keeping them going,"  WVU Wellness Conference, July, 1995.

            Judge, Step Show, sponsored by African-American Fraternities and Sororities, April, 1995.

            Discussant, "Effects of the Mass Media," panel presentation given to interested WVU and community members, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha service fraternity, October, 1994.

            Presenter, "Healthy Influence Revisited."  presented as an invited address at the annual convention of the West Virginia State Health Educators Conference, Canaan Valley, West Virginia, April, 1994.

            Presenter, "Healthy Influence and Recruiting Volunteers," Geriatric Program, Ruby Memorial Hospital, September, 1994.

            Presenter, "Healthy Influence,"  presented as an invited address at the annual convention of the West Virginia State Health Educators Conference, Canaan Valley, West Virginia, April, 1993.

 

Short Courses

 

            Booth-Butterfield, S. (1995, November).  Short course director and instructor for "Teaching the Large Lecture Course," presented at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association, San Antonio.

 

NIOSH Activity

 

Project Officer/Principle Investigator

 

            Principle Investigator, “A Message-Based Intervention for Technology Transfer of New Portable Exposure Assessment Methods,” 1999-2002.  ($750,000 direct costs, 3 years).

 

            Program Director, “Disseminating a NIOSH Kids Web Site,” 2000-2002.  ($450,000 direct costs, 3 years).

 

            Principle Investigator, "How Does Eye Behavior Vary with Central and Peripheral Processing of Persuasive Messages?," 2000-2002 .  ($250,000 direct costs, 3 years).

 

            Principle Investigator, "Evaluating the National Distribution of a NIOSH Alert for Fire Fighters,"  1999-2000. ($250,000 direct costs, 3 years).

 

            Principle Investigator, "Formative Evaluation of a NIOSH Alert to Reduce the Risks to Fire Fighters from Structural Collapse," 1998-99. ($150,000 direct costs, 1 year).

 

Participation in External Grant Activities

 

            Reviewer, Intervention Effectiveness Cooperative Agreement proposals, secondary reviewer, 1999.

 

Grant Reviewer, Intervention Effectiveness and Youth Occupational Risk panels, primary and secondary reviewing on 3 grants, 1999.

 

            Grants Office Advisor, "Risk factors for workplace violence against nurses," Dr. Susan Gerberich, principle investigator, $125,000, 1998-2000 .

 

Activities with NIOSH and other Federal Agencies

 

            Planning and Development of Communication Research for NIOSH Workshop with “First Responders” at World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Anthrax Disasters, co-sponsored with the RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA, November, 2001.

 

            “The Standard Model and Information Dissemination,” to the NIOSH/EID workshop on information dissemination, Cincinnati, OH, July, 2001.

 

            “HCRB Projects and Collaborations with NCI,”  to the NCI COLT meeting, Washington, DC, May, 2001.

 

            “Update on HCRB:  The Cascade and the Project Matrix,”  to the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors, Washington, DC, May, 2001.

 

            “Using the Standard Model to Reduce Miner Fatalities,” to State grants officers, meeting with MSHA officials, Beckley, WV, April, 2001.

 

            “HCRB Activities,” to the NCI COLT meeting, Bethesda, MD, October, 1999.

 

            "The Health Communication Research Branch," to site visitors from Japan-NIOSH, Morgantown, WV, August, 1999.

 

Retreat Planner and Facilitator, “HCRB Retreat,” at Snowshoe, WV, August, 1999.

 

"The ELM and health communication research," given at presentation to Spokane Research Lab, Spokane, WA, May, 1999.

 

            “Guidelines for Web Research on the HCRB Web Test Bed,” given at the NIOSH Communication Retreat, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1999.

 

            “Evaluating the NIOSH Fire Fighter Alert,” given at CDC Director’s Briefing for Dr. Jeff Koplan, Washington DC, January, 1999.

 

            “Health Communication Research at NIOSH,” given to the Board of Scientific Counselors at annual meeting, Washington, DC, January, 1999.

 

            Retreat Planner and Host, "NIOSH-Communication Retreat," 2 day activity for 31 participants, Morgantown, WV, September, 1998.

 

            "The Health Communication Research Branch," presentation given to the NIOSH Lead Team at the annual retreat, Hedgesville, WV, July, 1998.

 

Colloquia and Speaker Series Management

 

Organizer and Chair, See the Light Summer Speaker Series featuring, Dr. Peter Salovey, Dr. Icek Aizen, Dr. Terry Shimp, Dr. Rich Petty, and Dr. Alex Rothman, Morgantown, WV, Summer, 2000.

 

Organizer and Host, Health Communication Seminar Series, presentations by Dr. John Cacioppo, 1998; Dr. Keith Raynor, 1999; Dr. Matthew Kreuter, 1999.

 

Awards And Honors

 

            Top 100 Communication Researchers 1915-1995, listing in Hickson, Stacks, & Boden, (1999). Communication Monographs, 66, 178-197.

 

            Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Teaching from the WVU Undergraduate Gold Key Honors Society, 1997.

 

            Outstanding Professor, WVU Panhellenic Council, 1995.

 

            Member, Mountain Honorary, WVU, 1994.

 

            Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University, 1992-3.

 

            "Top Ranked" award for panel presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Interpersonal and Organization Communication Interest Group, 1992.

 

            "Top Ranked" award for papers presented at International Communication Association Convention, Instructional and Developmental Division, 1989, 1991.

 

            "Outstanding Scholarly Paper" awards for papers presented at National Communication Association Convention, Commission on Communication Apprehension and Avoidance, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1993, and 1994.

 

            "Outstanding Scholarly Paper" award for paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention, Commission on Ethics, 1986.

 

            "Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher" by the Instructional and Developmental

Division, International Communication Association, 1988.

 

            Member, Phi Delta Kappa, 1986.

 

            "Outstanding Graduate Assistant" in Communication Studies, West Virginia University, 1986.