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Andrew Tollison, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Arts & Sciences

Dr. Andrew Tollison has a specialization in interpersonal and health communication. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. His research centers on how individuals communicatively cope with chronic illness and the effects of stereotypes in healthcare.  Current projects include examining the uses of agency by cancer survivors in discussions of personal health, and the cognitive and communicative influences of stereotype threat on patient-provider interactions. His research has appeared in publications such as Health Communication  and the Journal of Applied Communication Research.  Professor Tollison will be teaching courses in health communication and research methods.

Email:   Tollisona@merrimack.edu                                                                   Office:   Cushing 17                                                                                           Phone: 978-837-5055

 

   

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