Chris Morse

Christopher Morse

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

Day, A. M.,Volkman, J.,Morse, C. R., Examining Trust, Information Sources, and Attitudes towards Vaccines: Exploring Implications for Vaccine Communication, .

Day, A. M.,Volkman, J.,Morse, C.,Hokeness, K., Risk Perceptions Related to Vaccines and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Exploring the Utility of the PRISM Framework, Atlantic Journal of Communication.

Volkman, J.,Day, A. M.,McManus, T. G.,Hokeness, K. L.,Morse, C. R., PRISM and emotions: Understanding the role of fear and hope towards vaccine information seeking intentions, .

Whaley, B.,Morse, C., Interpersonal Message Design: Theories, Evolvement and Modern Application, interactivepress, 2022.

Morse, C.,Afifi, W., I’m not rude, I’m just moody: The impact of affect on politeness in initial interactions, Communication Research, 2015.

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., 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.

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.

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.

Morse, C., Measurement, Cognella Academic Press, 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.,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.

Morse, C.,Metts, S., Devloping Relationships, Sage Publications, 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

Risk and Crisis Communication, Crisis Management, Health Communication, Persuasion and Social Influence

Risk and Crisis Communication, Crisis Management, Health Communication, Uncertainty Management, Information Seeking

Center for Health and Behavioral Sciences, Bryant University

Academy of Communication in Healthcare

Eastern Communication Association

International Communication Association

National Communication Association