Mark T. Morman
Professor of Communication & Director of Graduate Studies, Baylor University
Topics of Expertise:
Cohabitation, Committed Relationships & Marriage / Feminism & Families / History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life
Mark T. Morman (Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1998) is Professor of Communication and Director of Graduate Studies at Baylor University. Research interests include the communication of intimacy, closeness, and affection in the parent-post adolescent child relationship, particularly within the father-son relationship. Current research projects include a study assessing critical moments of closeness within the mother-son relationship, turning points of closeness within the father-daughter relationship, and a study on the mental health and relational outcomes for men who survive their fight with testicular cancer. In 2007 served as the Chair of the Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association. In 2006, co-edited the book, Widening the Family Circle-New Research on Family Communication.