Ruppel_ErinErin Ruppel

Assistant Professor

Office: NWQ Building B, Room 4595
e-mail: ruppele@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vita: PDF

Degrees:

Ph.D., Communication, University of Arizona
M.A., Communication, University of Arizona
B.A., Communication, University of the Pacific

Research Interests:

Communication technologies, interpersonal communication, health communication, small group communication

Teaching Interests:

Communication technologies, interpersonal communication, health communication, small group communication

Courses Taught:

Commun 301: Interpersonal Communication
Commun 313: Human Communication and Technology
Commun 813: Seminar in Mediated Communication

Recent Publications:

Ruppel, E. K., & Curran, M. A. (2012). Relational sacrifices in romantic relationships: Satisfaction and the moderating role of attachment. Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, 29, 508-529.

Ruppel, E. K., & Rains, S. A. (2012). Information sources and the health information-seeking process: An application and extension of channel complementarity theory. Communication Monographs, 79, 385-405.

Bonito, J. A., Ruppel, E. K., Saul, J., & Leischow, S. (2012). Assessing the preconditions for communication influence on decision making: The North American Quitline Consortium. Health Communication. doi:10.1080/10410236.2012.673245.