Faculty Profile for Dr. Marian Houser

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Dr. Marian Houser
Professor — Department of Communication Studies
CENT 205
phone: (512) 245-2165

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Burns, M. E., Houser, M. L., & LeBlanc Farris, K. (2017). Theory of Planned Behavior in the Classroom: An Examination of the Instructor-Confirmation Model. Higher Education, 18, 1–18.
  • Houser, M. L. (n.d.). Instructional Communication Theory. In An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research. New York, NY, USA: Routledge: Taylor & Francis.
  • Houser, M. L., Sidelinger, R., & Hosek, A. M. (n.d.). Pedagogy, gender, and  communication: Learning and unlearning gender. Journal of Communication Pedagogy.
  • Generous, M. A., & Houser, M. L. (n.d.). Oh, S**t! Did I Just Swear in Class?”: Using  emotional response theory to understand the role of instructor swearing in the college classroom. Communication Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1080/01463373.2019.1573200
  • Farris, K. L., Houser, M. L., & Hosek, A. N. (2018). Historical roots and trajectories  of instructional communication. In Handbook of instructional communication.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Distinguished Article Award, Instructional Development Division of the National Communication Association. May 2018 - November 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Top Paper Award - Instructional Development Division, NCA. May 2018 - November 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Research Fellow of the Eastern Communication Association. April 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Top Paper Award, Instructional Communication Interest Group, Eastern Communication Association. April 2014

Selected Grants

  • Houser, Marian L. CII Travel Grant. (Funded: March 1996). Grant.
  • Cauthen, Hillary Ayn, Hopkins, Kaitlin, Houser, Marian L, Park, Hyuna. A Mental Wellness Guide For Athletes & Artist, Texas State University. (Funded: September 11, 2017 - September 25, 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

PhD Program Development Committee
CoSearch Research Weekend
Basic Communication Course Task Force
Reviewer / Referee
Instructional Development Division
Editorial Review Board Member
Basic Communication Course Annual, American Press