Keith Richards

Keith Richards

Graduate Program Director

and Assoc. Professor

Ph.D. Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2011
M.A. Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2007
B.A. Communication Studies, Kent State University, 2005

Courses Taught:
Interpersonal Health Communication (Graduate), Communication in Health Organizations (Graduate), Health Communication, Communication Theory, Business and Professional Communication

Research Interests:
Health communication, information seeking, message design.

Scholarly Work/Publications:
Dr. Richards has articles published in Communication Research Reports, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, Western Journal of Communication, The Northwest Journal of Communication, Health Education, SAGE Open, The Health Educator, International Journal of Communication and Health, Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and The Journal of Effective Teaching.

Dr. Richards work has been presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Southern States Communication Association Conference, DC-Area Health Communication Conference, Kentucky Conference on Health Communication and Eastern Communication Association Conference.

Outside of the classroom Dr. Richards enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and dog, Blue. Their favorite destination is the beach, and they particularly enjoy Surf City and the Outer Banks.