Brass, Chelsea

Seeking Ph.D. in Interpersonal Communication

Hometown: San Diego, CA
B.A. Degree: Global and International Studies (focus: Socioeconomic and Political Processes), University of California Santa Barbara, 2007
M.A. Degree: Public Affairs, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Current Research Interests: Chelsea Brass is a doctoral student in health and interpersonal communication. Her research interests include uncertainty management (e.g. vaccine hesitancy) and the dark side of interpersonal communication (e.g. interpersonal violence, power, and psychological coercion). Chelsea is also a policy professional with previous career experience in public health, population health planning, and community-based participatory research.

Projected Graduation Date: Spring 2022 

Faculty Advisor: Dr. René Dailey