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Communication & Journalism Department|Professors

CHIA-FANG "SANDY" HSU

RESEARCH AREAS

Communication apprehension, cross-cultural studies, family relationships

EDUCATION

Ph. D., 2002, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Dissertation: Sources of differences in communication apprehension between Taiwanese and Americans

M.A., 1997, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Thesis: Relationships between family characteristics and communication apprehension

B.A., 1995, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2009-present, Associate Professor, University of Wyoming

2003-2009, Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming

2002-2003, Assistant Professor, Northern State University

1998-2002, Teaching Assistant, Washington State University

PUBLICATIONS/BOOKS

Refereed Journal Articles

Hsu, C-F. (2012). The influence of vocal qualities and confirmation of nonnative English-speaking teachers on student receiver apprehension, affective Learning, and cognitive learning. Communication Education, 61, 4-16.

Hsu, C-F. (2010) Acculturation and communication traits: A study of cross-cultural adaptation among Chinese in America, Communication Monographs, 77, 414-425.

Hsu C-F. (2009). The relationships of trait anxiety, audience nonverbal feedback, and attributions to public speaking state anxiety. Communication Research Reports, 26, 237-246.

Lu, Y., & Hsu, C-F. (2008). Willingness to communicate in intercultural interactions between Chinese and Americans. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 37, 75-88.

Hsu, C-F. (2007). A cross-cultural comparison of communication orientations between Americans and Taiwanese. Communication Quarterly, 55, 359-374.

Hsu, C-F. (2004). Sources of differences in communication apprehension between Taiwanese and Americans. Communication Quarterly, 52, 370-389.

Heuett, B. L., Hsu, C-F. &, Ayres, J. (2003). Testing a screening procedure in the treatment for communication apprehension. Communication Research Reports, 20, 219-229.

Hsu, C-F (2002). The influence of self-construals, family and teacher communication patterns on communication apprehension among colleges students in Taiwan . Communication Reports, 15, 123-132.

Ayres, J., Wongprasert, T. K., Silva, J., Story, T., Hsu, C-F, & Darshan, S. (2001). Effects of performance visualization on employment interviews. Communication Quarterly, 49, 160-171.

Ayres, J., Hsu, C-F., & Hopf, T. (2000). Does exposure to visualization alter speech preparation processes? Communication Research Reports, 17, 366-374.

Hsu, C-F. (1998). Relationships between family characteristics and communication apprehension. Communication Research Reports, 15, 91-98.

Invited Book Chapters

Hsu, C-F. (2009). Treatment assessment of communication apprehension: A meta-analytic review. In J. A. Daly, J. C. McCroskey, J. Ayres, T. Hopf, D. M. Ayres, & T. K.,Wongprasert (Eds.), Avoiding communication: Shyness, reticence, and communication apprehension (3rd ed., pp. 257-273). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Ayres, J., Hsu, C-F., Schmidt, N. L, & Ayres-Sonandre, D. M. (2009). A component theory of communication apprehension: Nervous system sensitivity, motivation, negative evaluation, and communication competence as predictors of state communication apprehension. In J. A. Daly, J. C. McCroskey, J.Ayres, T. Hopf, D. M. Ayres, & T. K.,Wongprasert (Eds.), Avoiding communication: Shyness, reticence, and communication apprehension (3rd ed., pp. 67-83). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Other publications

Hsu, C-F. (2012). Book review: R. C. Gardner Motivation and Second Language Acquisition: the Socio-Educational Model. New York: Peter Lang,          2010, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Refereed.

Hsu, C-F., Hazel, M., & Ayres, J. (2008). Speech anxiety, Internationa Encyclopedia of Communication, Refereed.

Hazel, M., Hsu, C-F., & Ayres, J. (2008). Intervention techniques of communication apprehension, International Encyclopedia of Communication, Refereed.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Reviewer, Communication Reports (2009-2012)

Reviewer, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (2008-2013)

Member of the National Communication Association (1997-current)

Chair, Communication Apprehension & Competence Division, National Communication Association (2006-2007)

SKILLS / INTERESTS


Swimming, playing piano, dancing

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