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Kyle Tusing

About Kyle Tusing

Kyle Tusing (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) specializes in social influence and interpersonal communication. He regularly teaches Communication 101, the introductory course to the major. He also has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on public speaking, communication theory, small group communication, relational communication, organizational communication, and persuasion. He won the College of Social and Behavioral Science's Award for Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Teaching in 2006 and 2019. His research has appeared in Human Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Communication Quarterly and The sourcebook of nonverbal measures: Going beyond words.

Selected Publications

McLaren, R. M., Dillard, J. P., Tusing, K. J., & Solomon, D. H. (2014). Relational framing theory: Utterance form and relational context as antecedents of frame salience. Communication Quarterly, 62, 518-535.

Tusing, K. J. (2008). Speech fluency and speech errors. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of communication (pp. 4781-4783), Volume X. Oxford, UK and Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Tusing, K. J. (2005). Objective measurement of vocal signals. In V. Manusov (Ed.), The sourcebook of nonverbal measures: Going beyond words (pp. 393-401). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Floyd, K., Hess, J. A., Miczo, L. A., Halone, K. K., Mikkelson, A. C., & Tusing, K. J. (2005). Human affection exchange: VIII. Further evidence of the benefits of expressed affection. Communication Quarterly, 53, 285-303.

 

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Kyle Tusing
Professor (Career Track: Not advising graduate students) & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Telephone: (520) 626-8771
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 201
Office Hours: M/W 2:15-3:15 pm; or by appt.

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