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Bryan B Whaley

Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6448 Kalmanovitz Hall 380

Biography

Bryan Whaley teaches courses in social influence, message design in health interaction, communication and disability, and experimental research methods. His research interests concern the relationship between language/message variables and social influence, linguistic and social cognitive factors related to illness explanation and compliance messages in health contexts, linguistic and visual strategies for explaining health-related, scientific or complex information, and communication strategies when interacting with persons with disabilities.

Appointments
Director, Health Studies
Education
PhD, Purdue University
Awards & Distinctions

Distinguished Book Award, Health Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2019 (for Research Methods in Health Communication: Principles and Application)

USF Disability Issues Committee Award, 2010

USF Faculty Association Distinguished Teaching Award, 2007

Distinguished Book Award, Health Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2007 (for Explaining Illness: Research, Theory, and Strategies)