Arrington Stoll

Office:  Johnston 335
Phone: 414-229-2223


M.A., Communication, UW-Milwaukee - Expected May 2013
B.A., Communication & Minor, Business, UW-Milwaukee, Graduated December 2010

Focus of Graduate Studies:

First year Masters student in interpersonal communication with an emphasis on close relationships, lying, deception, and the dark side of communication.

Research Interests:

My research focuses on the effects of lying in relationships. Currently for my thesis, I am studying the different types of lies in relationships. Past research has been on society’s influence on whether people get married or not get married, social support analyzing students medical blogs and lying in intimate relationships.

Teaching Interests and Experience:

My current coursework is preparing me to teach all level courses related to interpersonal communication, and communication in close relationships. I am currently teaching Communication 105, Business and Professional Communication.

Relevant Professional Service Activities/Non-academic Career Background:

Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) Professional Business Fraternity
Graduate Student Senator, UW-Milwaukee
Secretary- Student Government Executive Branch - UW-Milwaukee
Academic Misconduct Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Non-Academic Misconduct Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Senate Finance Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Senate Appropriations Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Union Policy Board Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Campus Activities Board Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Council on Diversity & Inclusion Committee - UW-Milwaukee
Student Life & Interest Committee - UW-Milwaukee

Recent Research:

Stoll, A., Becker, K., & Schneider, S.(2012, July). How we lie: An exploration of deception in intimate relationships. International Association for Relationship Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

Stoll, A., Making the Choice: The Influence of Messages and Relational Sources about Marriage. Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, KS, April 2013