Chris R. Morse
Associate Professor, Communication, B.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University; M.A. Illinois State University
Ph D, Pennsylvania State University
MA, Illinois State University
BA, Pennsylvania State University
Morse, C.,Whaley, B., Message Design: Contemporary concerns, Interactive Press.
Whaley, B.,Morse, C., Interpersonal Message Design: Theories, Evolvement and Modern Application, Interactive Press.
Morse, C.,Afifi, W., I’m not rude, I’m just moody: The impact of affect on politeness in initial interactions, Communication Research, 2015.
Morse, C., The Theory of Motivated Information Management, Sage Publications, 2014.
Morse, C.,Volkman, J.,Quick, B. L.,Whaley, B. B., Experimental Research in Health Communication , Routledge, 2014.
Trunzo, J.,Samter, W.,Morse, C.,Volkman, J., College students’ use of energy drinks, social problem solving and academic performance, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs/Taylor & Francis, 2014.
Morse, C., Measurement, Cognella Academic Press, 2013.
Morse, C.,Volkman, J.,Samter, W.,Trunzo, J., The Influence of Uncertainty and Social Support on Information Seeking Concerning Illicit Stimulant Use Among Young Adults, Health Communication/Taylor & Francis, 2013.
Samter, W.,Whaley, B.,Morse, C., Do we need to put god into emotional support?: A comparison of Euro-Americans' and African-Americans' evaluations of religious versus non-religious comforting messages, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 2013.
Long, S.,Morgan, S.,Harrison, T.,Afifi, W.,Stephenson, M.,Reichert, T.,Morse, C., When families talk: Applying interpretative phenomenological analysis to African-American famlies discussing their awareness, commitment, and knowledge of organ donation, Journal of the National Medical Association, 2012.
Morse, C.,Metts, S., Situational and communicative predictors of forgiveness following a relational transgression, Western Journal of Communication, 2011.
Morse, C.,Volkman, J., An examination into the dyadic effects of mood in social interaction, Communication Research Reports, 2010.
Afifi, W.,Morse, C., Expanding the role of emotion in the Theory of Motivated Information Management, Routledge, 2009.
Morse, C., Devloping Relationships, Sage Publications, 2009.
Morse, C.,Afifi, W.,Morgan, S.,Stephenson, M.,Reichert, T.,Harrison, T.,Long, S., Religiosity, anxiety, and discussions about organ donation: Understanding a complex system of associations , Health Communication, 2009.
Afifi, T.,Afifi, W.,Hamrick, K.,Morse, C., Adolescents’ and parents’ avoidance tendencies and physiological reactions to discussions about their parents’ relationship: Implications for post-divorced and non-divorced families , Communication Monographs, 2008.
Dillow, M.,Morse, C.,Afifi, W., Romantic reconciliation as influenced by implicit theories of relationships and information seeking style, Human Communication, 2008.
Afifi, W.,Morgan, S.,Stephenson, M.,Morse, C.,Harrison, T.,Reichert, T.,Long, S., Examining the decision to talk with family about organ donation: Applying the Theory of Motivated Information Management, Communication Monographs, 2006.
Afifi, W.,Dillow, M.,Morse, C., Examining predictors and consequences of information seeking in close relationships, Personal Relationships, 2004.
Merit Award Bryant University, 2018
Merit Award Bryant University, 2015
Summer Research Stipend, 2011
Merit Award Bryant University , 2011
Summer Research Stipend, 2009
Top Paper award in Health Communication Division, 2004
Health Communication, Risk and Crisis Communication, Persuasion, Research Methods
Uncertainty, Risk/Crisis Communication, Social Support, Health Communication, Politeness, Emotion and Mood in Communication, Information Seeking
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
Eastern Communication Association
International Communication Association
National Communication Association