Mike Allen

Mike Allen


Office: NWQ Building B, Room 4598
Phone: 414-229-4261
e-mail: mikealle@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vita: PDF


Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1987
M.A., University of Wyoming, 1983
B.A., Lewis and Clark College, 1981

Research Interests:

Social influence in personal, relational, organizational, media, and public contexts

Teaching Interests:

research methods, nonverbal communication, sexuality, persuasion, and argumentation

Courses Taught:

Argumentation, Sexuality, Meta-Analysis, Quantitative Research Methods, ANOVA and Multiple Regression, Public Speaking, Nonverbal Communication, Communication in a World of AIDS, Philosophy of Applied Communication, Persuasion, Family Communication, Conflict, Organizational Communication

Other Relevant Professional Activities:

2011 Central States Communication Association Federation Research Prize
Former Editor of Communication Monographs, Communication Studies
Ranked in the top 25 of active research career scholars based on number of published works
Top Paper, Peace and Conflict Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, 2010
Top Three Paper, Argumentation and Forensics Division, National Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, 2010

Recent Publications:

Rafferty, K. A., Cramer, E., Priddis, D., and Allen, Mike R. “Talking about end-of-life preferences in marriage: Applying the Theory of Motivated Information Management.” Health Communication 29. (2014): 1088-1099.
Song, H., Zmyslinski-Seelig, A., Kim, J., Dent, A. M., Victor, A., Omori, K., and Allen, Mike R. “Does Facebook make you lonely?: A meta analysis.” Computers in Human Behavior 36. (2014): 446-452.
Willes, K., and Allen, Mike R. “The importance of sexual orientation disclosure to physicians for women who have sex with women.” Health care disparities and the LGBT population Ed. Harvey, V., and Housel, T. H. Lexington Books. (2014): 9-26.
Herrman, Anna R., Omori, Kikuko, McNallie, Jenna, and Allen, Mike R. “Evidence of Analytic Versus Holistic Thinking in Viewing Magazine Images: Preliminary Findings.” Qualitative Research Reports in Communication 14. (2014): 53-61.
LeFebvre, L., and Allen, Mike R. “Teaching immediacy and student learning: An examination of lecture/laboratory and self-contained course sections.” Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 14.2 (2014): 29-45.
Kim, Sang-Yeon, Levine, T, and Allen, Mike R. “Comparing separate process and intertwined models for reactance.” Communication Studies, Routledge 64. (2013): 273-295.
Cramer, Emily, Tenzek, Kelly, and Allen, Mike R. “Translating spiritual care in the chaplain profession.” Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling 67.3 (2013): 1-16.
Allen, Mike R., Bourhis, J., Burrell, N., Cole, A. W., Cramer, E., Dilbeck, K., England, N., Hawkins, J. M., Maier, M., Mullane, R., Omachinski, K., Omori, K., DeCloedt-Pincon, D., Victor, A., Willes, K. L., and Zmyslinski, A. N. “Comparing communication doctoral programs, alumni, and faculty: The use of Google Scholar.” Journal of the Association of Communication Administration 32. (2013): 55-68.
Kim, Sang-Yeon, and Allen, Mike R. “Testing an additive model for the effectiveness of evidence on the persuasiveness of a message.” Social Influence, Psychology Press 7. (2012): 65-77.
Lim, Tae-Seop, Allen, Mike R., Burrell, Nancy A., and Kim, Sang-Yeon. “Differences in cognitive relativity between Americans and Koreans’ assessments of self.” Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, Routledge 37. (2008): 105-118.
Lim, Tae-Seop, and Kim, Sang-Yeon. “Many faces of media effects.” Mass media effects research: Advances through meta-analysis 1. Ed. Preiss, R W., Gayle, B M., Burrell, Nancy A., Allen, Mike R., and Bryant, J. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (2007): 315-325.