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Contact details +64 (09) 414 0800  ext. 43306

Associate Professor Craig Fowler (Communication Arts & Science), (Human Resource Management), (Philosophy, and Language and Communication)

Senior Lecturer

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 09 414 0800 extn 43306
    Location: 3.28a, QB
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Ph.D - Pennsylvania State University (2005)
  • M.Sc - Cardiff University (1999)
  • B.A. (Hons) - Cardiff University (1998)

Prizes and Awards

  • Top paper award; Communication and Aging division - National Communication Association (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Communication and aging/intergenerational interaction

Family and interpersonal communication

Health Communication

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Communication Studies (200101): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication (200105)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Fowler, C., & Rittenour, C. (2017). A Life-Span Approach to Children-In-Law’s Perceptions of Parent-In-Law Communication. Journal of Family Communication. 17(3), 254-272
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Gasiorek, J. (2017). Depressive symptoms, excessive reassurance seeking, and relationship maintenance. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 34(1), 91-113
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fisher, CL., Wolf, BM., Fowler, C., & Canzona, MR. (2017). Experiences of "openness" between mothers and daughters during breast cancer: implications for coping and healthy outcomes.. Psychooncology. 26(11), 1872-1880
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., Gasiorek, J., & Afifi, WA. (2016). Complex considerations in couples’ financial information management: Extending the theory of motivated information management. Communication Research. , 1-29 Retrieved from http://crx.sagepub.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Gasiorek, J., & Fowler, C. (2016). Profiling Younger Adults’ Communication About Aging. Communication Studies. 67(2), 163-182
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Gasiorek, J., Fowler, C., & Giles, H. (2015). What Does Successful Aging Sound Like? Profiling Communication About Aging. Human Communication Research. 41(4), 577-602
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Gasiorek, J., & Giles, H. (2015). The Role of Communication in Aging Well: Introducing the Communicative Ecology Model of Successful Aging. Communication Monographs. 82(4), 431-457
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C. (2015). The Role of Shared Family Identity and Future Time Perspective in Shaping the Outcomes of Grandparents’ Positive and Negative Social Behaviors. Journal of Family Communication. 15(1), 20-40
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Pitts, MJ., Fowler, C., Fisher, CL., & Smith, SA. (2014). Politeness Strategies in Imagined Conversation Openers About Eldercare. Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 33(1), 29-48
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Fisher, CL., & Pitts, MJ. (2014). Older Adults' Evaluations of Middle-Aged Children's Attempts to Initiate Discussion of Care Needs. Health Communication. 29(7), 717-727
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Soliz, J. (2013). Communicative responses to the painful self-disclosures of familial and non-familial older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development. 77(3), 163-188
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Dillow, MR. (2011). Attachment dimensions and the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Communication Research Reports. 28(1), 16-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Afifi, WA. (2011). Applying the theory of motivated information management to adult children's discussions of caregiving with aging parents. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 28(4), 507-535
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Soliz, J. (2010). Responses of young adult grandchildren to grandparents' painful self-disclosures. Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 29(1), 75-100
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Adame, B., Moore, SD., & Fowler, CA. (2009). An account for system influence in the analysis of patient satisfaction. Emporia State Research Studies. 45, 1-1
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C. (2009). Motives for Sibling Communication Across the Lifespan. Communication Quarterly. 57(1), 51-66 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Fisher, C. (2009). Attitudes toward decision making and aging, and preparation for future care needs. Health Communication. 24(7), 619-630 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uhcm20/current
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Pitts, MJ., Fowler, C., Kaplan, MS., Nussbaum, J., & Becker, JC. (2009). Dialectical tensions underpinning family farm succession planning. Journal of Applied Communication Research. 37(1), 59-79
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Kaplan, MS., Nussbaum, JF., Becker, JC., Fowler, C., & Pitts, MJ. (2009). Communication barriers to family farm succession planning. Journal of Extension. 47(5)
[Journal article]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C. (2008). Understanding communication and aging: Developing knowledge and awareness. Journal of Family Communication. , 233-236
[Book Review]Authored by: Fowler, C.

Book

Gasiorek, J., Fowler, CA., & Giles, H. (2016). Communication and successful aging. In JF. Nussbaum (Ed.) Communication across the lifespan. (pp. 35 - 50). : Peter Lang Publishing Inc
[Chapter]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Fisher, CL. (2014). Intergenerational family relationships. In The SAGE Handbook of Family Communication. (pp. 204 - 219).
[Chapter]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Soliz, J., & Fowler, CA. (2014). Sandwich relationships: Intergenerational communication. In JF. Nussbaum (Ed.) The handbook of lifespan communication. (pp. 293 - 310). New York: Peter Lang
[Chapter]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Nussbaum, J. (2007). Communicating with the aging patient. In K. Wright, & S. Moore (Eds.) Applied Health Communication. (pp. 159 - 178). Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Fowler, C.

Conference

Gasiorek, J., & Fowler, CA.Responses to Excessive Reassurance Seeking in Close Relationships. . Phildaelphia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., & Gasiorek, J.Depressive symptoms, excessive reassurance seeking, and relational maintenance. . Las Vegas
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., & Gasiorek, J.Profiling younger adults’ communication about aging. . Las Vegas
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., Gasiorek, J., & Giles, H.Introducing the Communicative ecology model of successful aging. . Chicago, IL
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Gasiorek, J., Fowler, CA., & Giles, H.Communicative profiles of successfully aging middle-and old-aged adults. . Chicago, IL
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., & Drioane, EA.Mechanisms linking parental communication to reduced sexual risk taking among young adults. . Washington D.C., United States of America
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., Fisher, CL., & Pitts, MJ.Planting the seed: Parental evaluations of children's strategies for initiating discussion of future care needs. . London, United Kingdom
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fisher, CL., Fowler, CA., Canzona, M., & Peterson, E.The utility of family communication patterns theory in cancer coping health interventions: Connecting mother-daughter openness with social, mental, and physical health outcomes. . Fairfax, VA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, CA., & Rittenour, C.Children’s positive/negative interactions with parents-in-law: Ingroup status as a mediator of in-law interactions and children-in-law’s perceptions of marital and in-law satisfaction. . Orlando, Florida
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Pitts, MJ., Smith, SA., Fowler, CA., & Fisher, CL.Politeness in adult children’s conversation openers with parents about later life health care. . Netherlands
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2010). Applying the theory of motivated information management to adult children's decisions of caregiving with aging parents. . San Francisco, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Rittenour, C., & Soliz, J.(2010). Grandchildren's perceptions of intergenerational communication: An investigation of sex differences and similarities in grandparent-grandchild dyads. . San Francisco, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Dillow, M.Attachment Dimensions and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Dillow, M., & Kennedy-Lightsey, C.(2009). Love Styles and Communication in Romantic Relationships: Communication of Forgiveness, Relational Repair, and Termination Strategies After Transgressions. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2009). Responses of young adult grandchildren to grandparents’ painful self-disclosures. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Pitts, M., Fowler, C., Kaplan, M., Nussbaum, J., & Becker, J.(2008). Dialectical tensions and praxis underpinning family farm succession planning. . Montreal, Canada
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Moore, S., Adame, B., Schulz, M., Stuber, D., Risch, K., . . . Hendricks, L.(2008). An account for system influence in the analysis of patient satisfaction.. . Denver, CO
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2008). The impact of relational maintenance and equity on marriages of varying duration. . San Diego, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., Dillow, M., & Kennedy-Lightsey, C.Love Styles and Communication in Romantic Relationships: Maintenance, Trait and Episodic Willingness to Forgive, and Communication of Forgiveness.. . San Diego, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Nussbaum, JF.(2007). The effects of intergenerational solidarity and (conflict) styles on parent-child discussion of caregiving arrangements. . Seattle, WA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C., & Fisher, CL.(2007). The effects of attitudes of autonomy, paternalism, and attitudes about aging on parent-child discussions of caregiving. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2007). Interpersonal communication motives for sibling communication across the lifespan and their association with relational satisfaction. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2007). Family communication patterns, parental confirmation, and children's perceptions of their relationships with parents. . Chicago, Il
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.
Fowler, C.(2006). Predictors and evaluations of discussion of caregiving arrangements in later-life families.. . San Antonio, TX
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Fowler, C.

Other

Fowler, C. (2007). Communicating with the Aging Patient. (pp. 159 - 178). Hampton Press
[Other]Authored by: Fowler, C.

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