PhD, Communication, University of Arizona
MA, Communication, University of Arizona
BA, Communication, University of the Pacific
Research and Teaching Interests
Communication technologies, interpersonal communication, health communication, small group communication
Commun 301 – Interpersonal Communication
Commun 313 – Human Communication and Technology
Commun 813 – Seminar in Mediated Communication
Ruppel, E. K., Blight, M., Cherney, M., & Fylling, S. An exploratory investigation of communication technologies as a means to alleviate communicative difficulties and depression in older adults. Journal of Aging and Health.
Ruppel, E. K., & McKinley, C. J. Social support and social anxiety in use and perceptions of online mental health resources: Exploring social compensation and enhancement. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
Saul, J. E., Bonito, J. A., Provan, K., Ruppel, E. K., & Leischow, S. (2014). Implementation of tobacco cessation quitline practices in the U.S. and Canada. American Journal of Public Health
Leischow, S. J., Provan, K., Beagles, J. E., Bonito, J. A., Ruppel, E. K., Moor, G., & Saul, J. E. (2012). Mapping tobacco quitlines in North America: Signaling pathways to improve treatment. American Journal of Public Health
Bonito, J. A., Ruppel, E. K., DeCamp, M. H., & Garreaud de Mainvilliers, I. (2011). Evaluating participation in small groups: Stimulated recall, self-ratings, and their effects on task-relevant judgments. Communication Methods & Measures