David Paul Schrodt Texas Christian University, USA
Paul Schrodt (Ph.D., University of Nebraska – Lincoln; M.A., University of North Texas; B.A., University of Texas at Arlington) is the Philip J. & Cheryl C. Burguières Professor and Graduate Director in the Department of Communication Studies at Texas Christian University. He is nationally recognized as one of the leading scholars in interpersonal and family communication. He is currently a member of the Publications Board of the National Communication Association (NCA), as well as a past chair of the Family Communication Division of NCA. He is the recipient of numerous research and teaching awards, including the 2012 NCA Brommel Award for Family Communication, the 2011 Early Career Award from NCA’s Interpersonal Communication Division, the 2006 Outstanding New Teacher Award from the Central States Communication Association, the 2005 Sandra Petronio Dissertation Excellence Award, and more than 35 Top Paper Awards from national and regional associations. He has published more than 80 journal articles and book chapters, and he currently sits on the editorial journal boards for Communication Monographs, Communication Education, and the Journal of Family Communication.