Kathryn A. Dindia

Kathryn A. Dindia

Emeritus Professor

Phone: 262-623-2022
e-mail: dindia@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vita: PDF 86kb

Degree(s):

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1981

Research Interests:

Sex differences and similarities in communication,
self-disclosure,
relational maintenance strategies

Teaching Interests:

Interpersonal communication,
 gender and communication ,
quantitative research methods

Selected Publications (my personal favorites):

Dindia, K. (2009). Sex differences in personal relationships. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dindia, K. & Canary, D.J. (2006). (Eds.), Sex Differences and Similarities in Communication (Second Edition). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Dindia, K. (2006). Men are from North Dakota, Women are from South Dakota. In K. Dindia & D.J. Canary (Eds.), Sex Differences and Similarities in Communication (Second Edition). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Dindia, K. (2003). Definitions and Perspectives on Maintenance. In (Eds.) Canary, D.J., & Dainton, M. Mahwah, Maintaining Relationships through Communication: Relational, Contextual, and Cultural Variations. NJ: Erlbaum.

Dindia, K., (1998). “Going into and coming out of the closet”: The dialectics of stigma disclosure. In (Eds.) Montgomery, B. M. & Baxter, L.A. Dialectical approaches to studying personal relationships, pp. 83-108. Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum.

Dindia, K., Fitzpatrick, M.A. & Kenny, D.A. (1997). Self-disclosure in spouse and stranger dyads: A social relations analysis. Human Communication Research, 23, 388-412.

Dindia, K., & Canary, D.J. (1993). (Eds.), Relational Maintenance. Special issue, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 10.

Dindia, K. & Canary, D. J. (1993). Definitions and theoretical perspectives on maintaining relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 10, 163-173.

Dindia, K., & Allen, M. (1992). Sex-differences in Self-disclosure: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 112, 106-124.

Dindia, K. (1987). The effects of sex of subject and sex of partner on interruptions, Human Communication Research,13, 345-371.

Dindia, K., and Baxter, L. (1987). Strategies marital partners use to maintain and repair their relationship, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 4, 143-158.

Dindia, K. (1982). Reciprocity of self-disclosure: A sequential analysis, in (Ed.), M. Burgoon, Communication Yearbook 6, Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 506-530.