Aloia Named 2023 Gerald R. Miller Book Award Winner

Lindsey Aloia
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Lindsey Aloia

Lindsey Aloia, associate dean for international education and associate professor of communication, has been awarded the 2023 Gerald R. Miller Book Award from The National Communication Association at the 109th Annual NCA Conference held in National Harbor, Maryland.

Aloia received this prestigious recognition for her edited collection titled The Oxford Handbook of the Physiology of Interpersonal Communication. This award is conferred by the Interpersonal Communication Division of NCA to honor the most outstanding book published within the past five years that made a significant contribution to the field of interpersonal communication.

Aloia's research focuses on elucidating the causes and consequences of verbal aggression in interpersonal associations. Specifically, Aloia studies how qualities of interpersonal interactions, as well as individuals, shape the use of and reactions to verbally aggressive experiences. Aloia's work considers consequential communication and illuminates the personal, relational and health implications of verbal aggression.


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