|Dr. John Banas
Position: Assistant Professor
Education: Ph.D., University of Texas, 2005
Office Phone: 405-325-1568
Office: Burton Hall Room 134
Office Hours: by appointment
Academic Interests: Dr. Banas specializes in Persuasion theory and Interpersonal communication. His research interests concern how to help people resist the influence of persuasive messages as well as how communication affects relationships.
Professor Banas’ research is published an in press in numerous journal, including: Communication Monographs, Communication Quarterly, Communication Education, Southern Journal of Communication, Health Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Communication Reports, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, and Public Health Reviews.
In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Banas has served as a communication consultant and facilitator for a number of organizations, including: The University of Texas MBA program, Standard Aero, and the Oklahoma Department of Homeland Security.
Banas, J. A., Rains, S. A. (2010) A Meta-Analysis of Research on Inoculation Theory Communication Monographs 281-311
Banas, J. A., Pfau, M., Semmler, S., Deatrick, L., Lane, L., Mason, A., Craig, E., Underhill, J. (2010) Role and Impact of Involvement and Enhanced threat in Resistance Communication Quarterly 58: 1, 1-8
Banas, J. A., Dunbar, N., Rodriguez, D., Liu, S. (2011) A Review of Humor in Educational Settings: Four Decades of Research Communication Education, 60:1, 115-144