About Benjamin Custer
Benjamin E. Custer is a third-year PhD student in communication at the University of Arizona. His research examines the effects of communication technologies on personal and relational outcomes. He enjoys using both qualitative and quantitative research methods, and his experience in the field of communication is equal parts practical and theoretical.
Areas of Study
Media Effects, Communication Technologies, Interpersonal Communication
Floyd, K., Woo, N. T., & Custer, B. E. (in press). The biology of affectionate communication. In K. Floyd & R. Weber (Eds.), Handbook of communication science and biology. New York, NY: Routledge.
Master's Thesis, Stanford Graduate Program in Journalism: STEM from the Humanities: How visual arts, empathy and storytelling fuel innovation. Accompanying video presentation available at: https://becuster.com/?page_id=247
- M.A. (2014) Communication, Stanford University
- B.S. (2011) Mass Communications, Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Intro. to Public Speaking, Survey of Mass Communication, Intro. to Interpersonal Communication, Intro. to Communication Theory