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van Raalte, L. J. (2020, November). Disrupting U.S. mainstream romantic goals: Comparing and contrasting Chinese and American relational maintenance behaviors. Paper to be presented to the National Communication Association, Indianapolis, IN.

van Raalte, L. J., & Floyd, K. (2020, May). Daily hugging predicts lower levels of two proinflammatory cytokines. Paper presented to the 70th annual International Communication Association, online virtual presentation.

van Raalte, L. J., Bullock, E., Doleshal, Z., & Pecen, R. (2019, August). Evaluating high impact research assignments for undergraduates: Incorporation research in lower-level classes. Panel to be presented to the Teaching and Learning Conference, Huntsville, TX.

Butler, T. M., & van Raalte, L. J. (2019, April). Affectionate communication: exploring cross-cultural differences. Paper to be presented to the Southern States Communication Association, Montgomery, AL.

van Raalte, L. J. (2018, November). Examining the associations between affection, cuddling satisfaction, sexual satisfaction, and perceived benefits of pillow talk in exclusive romantic relationships. Paper presented to the National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

van Raalte, L. J., Pecen R., Bullock, E., & Murfin, A. (2018, August). Incorporating high impact research for undergraduates: A first introduction to the research process for novice students. Panel presentation to the 15th Annual Sam Houston State University Teaching and Learning Conference. Huntsville, TX.

van Raalte, L. J. (2018, July). The influence of cuddling on closeness, trust, and sexual satisfaction. Paper presented to the International Association for Relationship Research, Fort Collins, CO.

van Raalte, L. J., & Stein, J. (2018, May). Examining the relationship between positive disclosures, benefits assessment of disclosures, and affection during pillow talk. Invited panel presentation on “Voicing Positivity: A Discussion of Positive Communication in Diverse Contexts.” International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic.

van Raalte, L. J. (2018, April). Muse and Musings: Dr. Kory Floyd. Invited panel presentation on “Our Scholarly Sources of Inspiration: Muses and Musings.” Southern States Communication Association, Nashville, TN.

van Raalte, L. J., Floyd, K., Mongeau, P., & Burleson, M. (2017, November). The influence of cuddling on relational health for cohabitating romantic couples. Paper presented to the Interpersonal Division, National Communication Association conference, Dallas, TX.

Floyd, K., Ray, C., van Raalte, L., Stein, J, & Generous, M. (2017, November). Interpersonal touch buffers pain sensitivity in romantic relationships, but heightens sensitivity between strangers and friends. Paper presented to the Interpersonal Division, National Communication Association conference, Dallas, TX.

Corman, S., Adame, B. J., Tsai, J., Ruston, S., Beaumont, J., Kamrath, J., Liu, Y., Posteher, K., Tremblay, R., & van Raalte, L. J. (2017, November). Changing the culture of concussion reporting among college athletes: The role of vested interests, organizational culture, and cultural narrative. Paper presented to the Health Division, National Communication Association conference, Dallas, TX.

Liu, Y., Tsai, J., Kamrath, J., Ruston, S., Adame, B. J., Tremblay, R., Posteher, K., van Raalte, L. J., Beaumont, J., & Corman, S. (2017, November). Understanding concussion education in NCAA Division I collegiate sports. Paper presented to Health Communication Working Group of the 2017 American Public Health Association Annual Conference.

Tsai, J., Liu, Y., Kamrath, J., Ruston, S., Adame, B. J., Tremblay, R., Posteher, K., van Raalte, L. J., Beaumont, J., & Corman, S. (2017, November). Exploring the influence of organizational norms on sport-related concussion management for NCAA Division I collegiate athletes. Paper presented to Health Communication Working Group of the 2017 American Public Health Association Annual Conference.

van Raalte, L. J., & Posteher, K. (2017, May). Evaluating student-athletes’ stress coping experiences: A test of the stress-buffering model. Paper presented to the Sport Communication Division, International Communication Association conference, San Diego, CA.

Adame, B., van Raalte, L., Liu, Y., Posteher, K., Kamrath, J., Tremblay, R., Beaumont, J., & Corman, S. (2017, March). Vestedness in concussion reporting attitudes and behaviors in division 1 collegiate athletes. Panel presented to the 10th Summit on Communication and Sport, International Association for Communication and Sport.

Tasi, J., Liu, Y., Kamrath, J., Posteher, K., van Raalte, L., Corman, S. (2017, March). Exploring organizational culture and concussion reporting in NCAA Division 1 collegiate sports. Panel presented to the 10th Summit on Communication and Sport, International Association for Communication and Sport.

Ruston, S., Kamrath, J., Liu, Y., Posteher, K., van Raalte, L., Tremblay, R., Beaumont, J., & Corman, S. (2017, March). NCAA Mind Matters Challenge: Cultural narratives and their role in the student-athlete concussion injury reporting. Panel presented to the 10th Summit on Communication and Sport, International Association for Communication and Sport.

van Raalte, L. J., Kloeber, D., Veluscek, A., & Floyd, K. (2016, November). Exploring the harmful effects of unwanted affection. Paper presented to the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Stein, J., & van Raalte, L. J. (2016, November). “But you say he’s just a friend” II: Applying the relational turbulence model to friends with benefits relationships. Paper presented to the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Pettigrew, J., Stein, J. B., & van Raalte, L. J. (2016, November). Effects of family communication on adolescent drug use through efficacy in Nicaragua, Central America: A test of primary socialization theory. Scholar-to-scholar presented in the Family Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Philadelphia, PA.

van Raalte, L. J., & Floyd, K. (2016, July). “Honey, come back to bed”: A descriptive study of cuddling in romantic relationships. Paper presented at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference in Toronto, Canada.

van Raalte, L. J., Stein, J., & Mongeau, P. A. (2016, July). Conceptualizing and operationalizing sexual affection. Paper presented at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Stein, J., van Raalte, L. J., & Mongeau, P. A. (2016, July). I can’t get no affection, intimacy, and satisfaction in friends with benefit and romantic relationships. Paper presented at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Mongeau, P. A., van Raalte, L. J., Stein, J. (2016, July). How to best capture variation in friends with benefits relationships? Paper presented at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Pettigrew, J., van Raalte, L. J., & Castillo, M. A. (2016, May). Exploring response rates in Nicaragua, Central America. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research in San Francisco, CA.

van Raalte, L. J. (2015, November). “Get your head in the game”: An opportunity for evaluating a health campaign for student-athletes’ concussion reporting behaviors. Paper presented in the Health Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Las Vegas, NV. 

van Raalte, L. J., Bednarchik, L., Generous, M. A., & Mongeau, P. A. (2015, November). Opportunistic or strategic? An exploratory factor analysis for transitioning into a friends with benefits relationship. Paper presented in the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.  

Generous, M. A., van Raalte, L. J., Bednarchik, L., & Mongeau, P. A. (2015, November). Opportunistic embracing: Investment and support in friends with benefits relationships. Paper presented in the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.  

van Raalte, L. J., Bednarchik, L., & Generous, M. A. (2015, February). The “dos and don’ts” of friends with benefits relationships: A dialectical analysis of relational rules. Top 4 paper presented in the Interpersonal Communication Division, The Western States Communication Association, Spokane, WA.

van Raalte, L. J., Bednarchik, L., Mongeau, P. A., & Murphy-Keith, R. (2014, November). Is it just sex? Exploring social support in emerging adults’ friends with benefits relationships.  Paper presented in the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Chicago, IL.

van Raalte, L. J., Bednarchik, J., Generous, M., & Mongeau, P. A. (2014, November). Relationship maintenance across friends with benefits relationships types. Panel presentation in the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Chicago, IL.

van Raalte, L. J. (2013, November). Stress, social support, performance, and self-efficacy for collegiate student-athletes: An application of the stress buffering model. Top paper presented at the Master’s Education Section, National Communication Association conference, Washington, DC.

van Raalte, L. J., & Boulay, R. (2013, March). Designing and evaluating a scientific professional development program and virtual educational materials. Paper presented at the International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chiba, Japan.

Boulay, R. & van Raalte, L. J. (2013, January). Impacting the science community through teacher development: Utilizing virtual learning. Paper presented at the International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Dibble, J. L., Wisner, A. M., Dobbins, L., Cacal, M., Taniguichi, E., Peyton, A., van Raalte, L. J., & Kubulins, A. R. (2012, November). Hesitation to share bad news: Byproduct of verbal message planning or functional communication behavior? Paper presented at the Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association conference, Orlando, FL.

Peyton, A. M., van Raalte, L. J., & Aune, K. (2012, June). How do I say it? The relationship between impression management concerns and advice seeking behavior for message construction in social predicaments. Paper presented to the International Conference on Language and Social Psychology, Fryslân/Friesland, The Netherlands.

van Raalte, L. J., Peyton, A., Trockman, M., & Kubulins, A. (2011, November). The impact of Facebook on relational satisfaction: Joint networks and joint activities. Paper presented to the Student Section, National Communication Association conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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