Dr. Madeleine Redlick is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Communication Studies. Dr. Redlick is also the program manager for interdisciplinary education initiatives, which will involve both the Moody College of Communication, as well as many other colleges across campus at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Redlick’s research is focused on relational communication. Specifically, she is interested in how individuals perceive their romantic relationships, and how those perceptions contribute to experiences of emotions like uncertainty, jealousy, stigmatization, as well as feeling committed, invested, and satisfied. Dr. Redlick’s research focuses strongly on the role that gender plays in influencing how people feel about their romantic relationships. Dr. Redlick’s research has appeared in a variety of journals in the field including Personal Relationships, Communication Education, and Psychology and Sexuality, as well as being highlighted in the popular magazine, Psychology Today. Dr. Redlick received her M.A. (’15) and her Ph.D. (’18) in Communication Studies from The University of Texas at Austin.