Eve-Anne Doohan joined the faculty at USF in 2004. She studies the communication of married couples, with a particular interest in relational history narratives and their connection to marital and individual outcomes. She is also interested in beliefs people have about marriage. Her current research focuses on how married couples make the decision to have children. Her work has been published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Family Communication, and the Western Journal of Communication, among others. She is the faculty adviser to the USF Chapter of the National Communication Association honor society, Lambda Pi Eta.
- Department Chair of Communication Studies
- Faculty Advisor, Lambda Pi Eta
- PhD/MA, Speech Communication, University of Washington
- BA, Communication Arts, Gonzaga University
- Marital communication
- Relational history narratives
- Couple communication about having children
- Selected Publications
Doohan, E. M. (2014). Marital communication. In A.C. Michalos (Ed.). Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research (pp. 3790-3794). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
Doohan, E. M., Carrère, S., & Riggs, M. (2013). Using relational stories to predict the trajectory toward marital dissolution: The oral history interview and spousal feelings of flooding, loneliness, and depression. In J. Kellas (Ed.), Family storytelling: Negotiating identities, teaching lessons, and making meaning (pp. 33-54). London: Routledge.
Bowie, B. H., Carrère, S., Cooke, C., Valdivia, G., McAllister, B., & Doohan, E. M. (2013). The role of culture in parent’s socialization of children’s emotional development. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(4), 514-533. doi:10.1177/0193945911411494.
Manusov, V., & Doohan, E. M. (2011). “My facial expression showed her that the woman could talk forever!”: Meanings assigned to nonverbal cues used in relationships. In A. Kostic & D. Chadee (Eds.), Research in social psychology (pp. 69-92). University of the West Indies Press.
Doohan, E. M., Carrère, S., & Riggs, M. (2010). Using relational stories to predict the trajectory toward marital dissolution: The oral history interview and spousal feelings of flooding, loneliness, and depression. Journal of Family Communication, 10(1), 57-77. doi:10.1080/15267430903396401.
Doohan, E. M., Carrère, S., Siler, C., & Beardslee, C. (2009). The link between the marital bond and future triadic family interactions. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 892-904. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00642.x.
Doohan, E. M. (2007). Nonverbal listening behaviors of married couples: An exploration into presentation to a relational outsider. International Journal of Listening, 21, 24-41. doi:10.1080/10904010709336844.
Doohan, E. M., Carrère, S., & Taylor, M. G. (2005). The meta-emotion interview and coding system. In V. L. Manusov (Ed.),The sourcebook of nonverbal measures: Going beyond words (pp. 441-455). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Doohan, E. M., & Manusov, V. (2004). The communication of compliments in romantic relationships: An investigation of relational satisfaction and sex differences and similarities in compliment behavior. Western Journal of Communication, 62, 170-194.
- Awards & Distinctions
USF College of Arts and Sciences Service Award, 2019
Master Teacher Award, Western States Communication Association, 2011
Top Four Paper Award, Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association, 2008