B.A., Samford University
M.A., University of Georgia
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Interest
- Health Communication
- Interpersonal/Family Communication
- Stress and coping
Erin D. Basinger (Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Her research focuses on interpersonal processes, including conflict, social support, and coping, as they occur in the health contexts. Specifically, she investigates how family members manage a variety of health stressors, including chronic illness, grief and loss, and mental illness.