Kaitlin Cannava is a social scientist specializing in innovative multi-method language research in interpersonal and health communication. Her current research examines social support and language coordination, with a particular focus on language style and repetition within conversation. Her primary interests are developing novel interpersonal coding techniques and computer algorithms to automatically map stable and identifiable linguistic trends in supportive communication to enhance understanding of interpersonal conversation dynamics.
Her work has been published in Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Health Communication, and Communicati
B.A. in Communication Studies and Psychology, Northern Kentucky University, 2011
M.A. in Communication Studies, Louisiana State University, 2012
Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Louisiana State University, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Communication Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 2018
- Interpersonal Communication Studies (COMM 01)
- Quantitative Research Methods (COMM 110)