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College of Information and Communications

Mass Communication

Chris R. Noland


B.A. Journalism and Speech Communication, 2001
M.A. Communication, 2014
Ph.D. Mass Communication 2021 (projected)


Originally from Louisiana, Chris and his wife, a veterinarian, have lived in the Charleston, South Carolina,  area for the last 10 years. Their dogs keep them very busy.

His dissertation looks at the flow of one emotion to another within a single message and how this affects attitudes and behaviors.

Research Interests

moods and emotions, digital media and advertising, consumer behavior, health communication



Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.