Coolidge, Andrew

Seeking Ph.D. in Interpersonal Communication

Hometown: Alamogordo, NM
B.A. Degree:  California State University-Long Beach, Communication Studies (Interpersonal/Organizational)
M.A. Degree:  UT Austin, Communication Studies
 
 
Current research interests: I use a mixed methods approach to study the ways in which individuals co-create and negotiate identities through communication, mainly in the domains of patient-provider relationships and everyday social interaction.
 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Matt McGlone
 
Projected graduation: Fall 2023
 

Coolidge, A. (2020, November). “Subversive or Sexist: The effects of perceived gender on interpretations of disparaging and subversive humor”. Selected as Top Student Paper in Interpersonal Communication Division at 2020 NCA Convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Coolidge, A. (2020, November). “Strategists and Tacticians: Co-Creation of Offensive Humor in Improv Comedy”. Paper presented as part of the Top Student Papers panel in the Master’s Education Section at the 2020 NCA Convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Coolidge, A. A. (2020, June). “The role of gender in perceptions of subversive humor”. Paper selected for presentation at the 2020 Humor in America Conference, Austin, TX. (Conference cancelled, Covid-19)

Heidari, E., Lindstadt, C., Coolidge, A., Abdullah, S., Donovan, E. E., Rush, S. (2020, May). “Features of Empathy in Pharmacy Students’ Self-Assessments: A Thematic Analysis". Digital poster presented at the virtual Interprofessional Health Showcase
Austin, TX.

Coolidge, A. (2020, April). “From Improv to Interpersonal: Strategies in Offensive Humor”. Paper selected for the Top Student Papers panel in Intercultural Comm at the Southern States Communication Association 90th Annual Convention, Frisco, TX (Conference cancelled, Covid-19)

Coolidge, A. (2020, April). “The Communication Theory of Offense”. Paper selected as part
of the Works in Progress panel at the 6th Annual Conflict Conference, Austin, TX. (Paper withdrawn due to Covid-19)

Coolidge, A. (2020, March). “Strategists and Tacticians: Co-Creation of Offensive Humor in Improv Comedy”. Paper selected as part of the 2020 Moody Graduate Research & Creative Symposium, Austin, TX. (Conference cancelled, Covid-19)

Heidari, E., Lindstadt, C., Coolidge, A., Abdullah, S., Donovan, E.E., Rush, S. (2020, June)
“Features of Empathy in Pharmacy Students Self-Assessments: Thematic Analysis and
Association with OSCE Grades”
. Paper presented as part of the 2020 ACH Healthcare
Communication Virtual Research Forum.

Coolidge, A. (2020, February). “Performance, process, and perception: The intersection of improvisational theater and communication theory”. Workshop presented at 2020 Graduate Association for Comparative Literature Students conference, Austin, TX

Coolidge, A. (2019, November). "Trapped in Liminality: Thwarted Passage in Black Mirror’s ‘San Junipero’". Paper presented in the Top Papers panel in the Master’s Education section at the NCA annual conference, Baltimore, MD

Coolidge, A. (2019, June). Conversationally Hilarious: Measuring the Relationship Between Humor Styles and Conversational Sensitivity. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Humor Studies, Austin, TX

Coolidge, A. (2019, June). Commit to the Bit: Familiarity and Mode Adoption Responses to Conversational Humor. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Humor Studies, Austin, TX
- Cited in Attardo, S. (2020). The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.

-  Top Student Paper in Interpersonal Communication Division at 2020 NCA Convention

- Top Student Papers panel in the Master’s Education Section at the 2020 NCA Convention

- Top Papers panel in the Master’s Education section at the 2019 NCA Convention

-  Moody Fellowship Supplement

- UT Graduate School Fellowship

- LBCC Communication Studies Emeritus Scholarship

- 1st Place – Jacaranda English Endowment Essay Contest

Lowell Johnson Memorial Scholarship