Denise H. Solomon

Denise H. Solomon

Head, Communication Arts & Sciences Department (ex officio)


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Denise Solomon is a Liberal Arts Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences with expertise in interpersonal communication. Her research focuses on communication experiences in personal relationships, such as support and conflict, that enhance or erode well-being. Relational turbulence theory, which Denise was central in developing, has been used to gain insight into a wide range of phenomena, such as how people experience breast cancer survivorship, cope with infertility, and navigate post-deployment military family life. Her role on the Executive Committee involves provision of strategic advice, especially regarding the interface between the CSSI and the Department of Communication Arts & Sciences (where the CSSI is housed).