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CAMPUS ADVISORY​​​: Due to severe weather conditions, Gov. Raimondo has announced that state offices will be closed Wednesday, March 21. All RIC classes and activities, including evening classes, are cancelled.​ Fo​r more information, visit the emergency management ​webpage​.

Michael Parsons

Whipple Hall (WH)
(401) 456-9563

Academic Background

  • B.A. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

  • M.A. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

  • Ph.D. Ohio University, Athens, OH

Courses Taught

COMM 200 Research Methods in Communication
COMM 208 Public Speaking
COMM 358 Interpersonal Communication

Areas of Expertise

  • Communication research methods, including survey design, missing data, SEM, longitudinal modeling, and interviewing

  • Communication and new technology

  • Public speaking

  • Instructional communication

Research Interests

  • Quantitative research methodology

  • Communication and new technology

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Page last updated: February 01, 2017