Christopher J. Claus is from Danville, Calif. He completed his B.A. at Saint Mary’s College of California in 2005 and his M.A. at University of the Pacific in 2007. His responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses. His research areas include instructor/student communication, aggressive communication, instructor/student resistance, student compliance-gaining, computer-mediated communication (with a particular focus on propinquity and channel effects) and organizational communication. Dr. Claus is the vice-chair for the Nonverbal Division and the secretary for the Instructional Development Division for the Eastern Communication Association, as well as a member of the nominating committee for the Instructional Development Division for the National Communication Association. His work can be found in Communication Education, Communication Quarterly, Computers and Human Behavior and the Western Journal of Communication.
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