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Nathan T. Woo

About Nathan T. Woo

Nate Woo is a doctoral student in communication at the University of Arizona. He received his B.A. in communication and psychology from the University of California, Davis and his M.A. in communication studies from San Diego State University. His research focuses on the cognitive, behavioral, and physiological health outcomes of affection and loneliness in interpersonal contexts. He has presented his research at the Western States Communication Association, National Communication Association, and International Communication Association conventions and serves as a journal reviewer for the Western Journal of Communication and Journal of Personal and Social Relationships.

Research Interests

Affection, Loneliness, Interpersonal Communication, Health Communication

Selected Publications

Floyd, K. & Woo, N. T. (in press). Loneliness and social monitoring: A replication of Knowles et al. Personal Relationships.

Floyd, K., Woo, N. T., & Custer, B. (in press). The biology of affectionate communication. In K. Floyd & R. Weber (Eds.) Handbook of communication science and biology. New York, NY: Routledge.

Floyd, K., Pauley, P. M., Hesse, C., Eden, J., Veksler, A. E., & Woo, N. T. (2018). Supportive communication is associated with markers of immunocompetence. Southern Communication Journal, 83(4), 229-244. doi:10.1080/1041794X.2018.1488270

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Contact Information

Nathan T. Woo
Graduate Teaching Associate
Telephone: (520) 626-0750
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 110
Office Hours: M/W 9:45-10:45 am; & by appt.


  • M.A. in Communication Studies at San Diego State University
  • B.A. in Communication and Psychology at The University California, Davis

Courses Taught

COMM 113, COMM 228, COMM 415, ESOC 302

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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