Mike Allen

 Merrill Hall 251


PhD, Michigan State University, 1987
MA, University of Wyoming, 1983
BA, Lewis and Clark College, 1981

Research Interests

Social influence in personal, relational, organizational, media, and public contexts

Teaching Interests

Research methods, nonverbal communication, sexuality, persuasion, and argumentation

Courses Taught

Argumentation, Sexuality, Meta-Analysis, Quantitative Research Methods, ANOVA and Multiple Regression, Public Speaking, Nonverbal Communication, Communication in a World of AIDS, Philosophy of Applied Communication, Persuasion, Family Communication, Conflict, Organizational Communication

Other Professional Activities

2011 Central States Communication Association Federation Research Prize
Former Editor of Communication Monographs, Communication Studies
Ranked in the top 25 of active research career scholars based on number of published works
Top Paper, Peace and Conflict Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, 2010
Top Three Paper, Argumentation and Forensics Division, National Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, 2010

Recent Publications

Ruppel, E. K., Gross, C., Stoll, A., Peck, B., Allen, M. R., & Kim, S. (2017). Reflecting on connecting: Meta-analysis of differences between mediated and face-to-face self-disclosure. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 22, 18-34.
Allen, M. R., & (2016, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Business and Professional Communication. 1st. Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Allen, M. R., Burrell, N. A., & (2016). Distributive Negotiation Strategies. Berger, C., Roof, M., & (Eds.). , 9.
Salazar, A., Gonzalez, J., Dusters, G., Sabidussi, A., Allen, M. R., & (2016). The value for innovation of inter-firm networks and forming alliances: A meta-analytic model of indirect effects. Computers in Human Behavior, 64, 285-298.
Lefebvre, L., Lefebvre, L., & Allen, M. R. (2016). The aware, accurate, and overly critical: Video Technology use for improving public speaking competency. Valentano, III, J. (Ed.). Basic Communication Course Annual, 116-165. Boston, MA: American Press.
Allen, M. R., Kim, S., & (2016). Meta-Analysis. Berger, C., Roof, M., & (Eds.). International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication, 1-6.
Kim, S., Allen, M. R., & Cole, A. (2016). Testing the evidence effect of the Additive Cues Model. Studies in Communication Sciences, 16, 1-7.
Rafferty, C., Cramer, E., Priddes, D., & Allen, M. R. (2015). Talking about end-of-life preferences in marriage: Applying the Theory of Motivated Information Management. Health Communication, 30, 409-481.
Cramer, E., Tenzek, K., & Allen, M. R. (2015). Recognizing success in the chaplain profession: Connecting perceptions with practice. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 21, 131-151.