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Current Ph.D. Advisees:

Yan Qin (expected graduation: spring 2021)

Victoria Ledford (expected graduation: spring 2021)

Yuan Wang (expected graduation: spring 2022)

Kathryn Thier (expected graduation: spring 2023)

Tong Lin (expected graduation: spring 2024)

Former Ph.D. Advisees:

 

Zexin Ma, Graduation (2018)

 

  • Dissertation: “Persuasive effects of narratives in immersive mediated environments”

  • Recipient of the Charles Richardson Award for the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the department

  • Current employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Communication,Journalism, and Public Relations, Oakland University

 

Irina Iles, Graduation (2017)

 

  • Dissertation: “Improving chronic illness medication adherence: A counterfactual thinking-based model of persuasive communication”

  • Recipient of the Charles Richardson Award for the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the department

  • Current employment: Cancer Prevention Fellow, National Cancer Institute

 

Bo Yang, Graduation (2017)

  • Dissertation: “Impact of web content feedback system on the effectiveness of health promotion messages on YouTube: A norms based inquiry” 

  • Current employment: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Arizona

 

Kelly Madden Daily, Graduation (2014)

  • Dissertation: “Explicating the Hostile Media Perception: How source credibility influences partisans’ responses to balanced news coverage of health policies”

  • Recipient of the Charles Richardson Award for the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the department

  • Current employment: Associate Professor, Department of Communication, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

 

Jarim Kim, Graduation (2014)

  • Dissertation: “The impact of consideration of future consequences and temporal framing on acceptance of the human papillomavirus vaccine”   

  • Current employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Yonsei University, South Korea