Professor and Department Chair
PhD: University of Oklahoma (Communication Theory)
Phone: (225) 578-6724
Office: 136B Coates Hall
Area of Interest
The development and maintenance of interpersonal relationships across the lifespan, focusing on aging and health-related issues within the family.
CMST 7910 Communication and Aging
CMST 7910 Health Communication
CMST 7910 Instructional Communication
CMST 7910 Interpersonal Communication
CMST 7910 Lifespan Communication
CMST 7910 Organizational Communication
CMST 7901 Pedagogy in the Communication Classroom
CMST 4114 Communication Theory
CMST 4112 Health Communication
Pecchioni, L. L., & Keeley, M. P. (in press). Insights about health from family communication
theories. In T. L. Thompson, R. Parrott, & J. Nussbaum (Eds.), Handbook of health communication, 2nd ed., London: Taylor and Francis.
Pecchioni, L.L., Krieger, J. C., Sparks, L., Pitts, M., & Ota, H. (2008). Investigating cancer and aging from a cultural perspective. In L. Sparks, H. D. O’Hair, & G. L. Kreps, (Eds.), Cancer, communication and aging, (pp. 239-257). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Bevan, J. L., & Pecchioni, L. L. (2008) Understanding the impact of family caregiver cancer literacy on patient health outcomes. Patient Education and Counseling, 356-364.
Hajek, C., Giles, H., Barker, V., Demirtas-Madran, H. A., Pecchioni, L., & Choi, C. (2008). Perceptions of Trust, Compliance, and Accommodation in Police-Civilian Encounters: A Russian, Turkish, and American Cross-National Analysis. Journal of Russian Communication, 1, 127-148.
Pecchioni, L. L., & Sparks, L. (2007). Health information sources of individuals with cancer and their family members. Health Communication, 21, 143-151.
Pecchioni, L. L., Thompson, T. L., & Anderson, D. J. (2006). Interrelations between family communication and health communication. In R. West and L. Turner (Eds.), The family communication sourcebook, (pp. 447-468). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Hajek, C., Barker, V., Giles, H., Louw-Potgieter, J., Pecchioni, L., Makoni, S., & Myers, P. (2006). Communicative dynamics of police-civilian encounters: South African and American interethnic data. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 35, 161-182.
Pecchioni, L. L., Wright, K. B., & Nussbaum, J. F. (2005). Life-span communication. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Pecchioni, L. L., Ota, H., & Sparks, L. (2004). Cultural issues in communication and aging. In J. F. Nussbaum & J. Coupland (Eds.), Handbook of communication and aging research (2nd ed.), (pp. 167-207). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Nussbaum, J. F., Pecchioni, L. L., Robinson, J. D., & Thompson, T. (2000). Communication and aging (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.