Betty H. La France


  • Quantitative research methods
  • Interpersonal communication in close relationships, including sexual relationships

Recent Publications

  • La France, B. H., and Hall, J. A. (Forthcoming). Communication, courtship, and the emerging adult. In T. Coffelt's (Ed.), Interpersonal sexual communication across the lifespan. New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  • La France, B. H. (2019). The impact of sexual self-disclosure, sexual compatibility, and sexual conflict on predicted outcome values in sexual relationships. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 28, 57-67. doi:10.3138/cjhs.2018-0005
  • Cassidy, W. P., La France, B. H.,and Babin, S. (2018). Routine adjustments: How journalists framed the Charleston shooting. International Journal of Communication, 12, 4668-4688. doi: 1932-8036/20180005


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Organizational/Corporate Communication
Reavis Hall 111


Ph.D., Michigan State University

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Department of Communication
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DeKalb, IL 60115
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Mehdi Semati, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Laura Vazquez, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Watson Hall 213