M.S., Communication, North Dakota State University
B.A., Journalism & Mass Communication Technologies, North Dakota State University
Focus of Graduate Studies:
I am a doctoral student in interpersonal, marriage & family, and health communication with an emphasis on romantic relationships.
My research focuses on relationship satisfaction and what individuals can do to successfully communicate in their relationships. Currently, I am studying potential differences in romantic relationships that begin in person or online.
Teaching Interests and Experience:
I taught introduction to public speaking at my previous institution. My coursework will prepare me to teach all levels of courses related to interpersonal and family relationships, and health communication. I will teach interpersonal communication (Commun 101) in fall 2011.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters Volunteer
Middle School Track Coach (Discovery Middle School – Fargo, ND)
Frohlich, D. O., & Zmyslinski-Seelig, A. N. (in press). The presence of social support messages on YouTube videos about inflammatory bowel disease and ostomies. Health Communication.
Frohlich, D. O., & Zmyslinski, A. N. (2011, April). The presence of social support messages on YouTube videos about inflammatory bowel disease and ostomies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI.