Kellie St. Cyr Brisini

Biography:

Kellie Brisini is a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the department of Communication Arts & Sciences. Her work, broadly speaking, centers on interpersonal communication; in particular, she seeks to understand how communication in marriages helps partners and parents navigate difficult transitions, such as health crises. To this end, Kellie’s research examines communication and cognition within the contexts of social support, conflict, and family problems. As Assistant Director of the CSSI, Kellie is responsible for planning CSSI events and symposia, and collaborating with the Director to recruit and inform scholars contributing to the CSSI.