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angela m. corbo, phd, associate professor

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Angela M. Corbo PhD

Associate Professor

  • PhD Educational Leadership/Small Group Dynamics 2004

    University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • MSEd Higher Education Administration 1992

    University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • BA English/Communication 1990

    Cabrini College (PA)

  • COMS 275 Introduction to Public Relations

  • COMS 290 Interpersonal Communication

  • COMS/MIN 201 Social Media Informatics

An active and ongoing research agenda perpetuates knowledge that is meaningful to society and memorable to students in the classroom. My research focuses on communication pedagogy, ethical journalistic reporting in cases of suicide, emotional intelligence, gendered communication, and interactive interdisciplinary research. The topics of research are connected by interpersonal communication theories and application.

Selected Awards

  • Campus Organization Advisor of the Year, 2014

Selected Publications

  • Corbo, A.M., & Zweifel, K. (2013). Sensationalism or sensitivity: Reporting suicide cases in the news media. Studies in Communication Sciences, 13(1), 67–74.

  • Edwards, L., Corbo, A.M., & Kontostathis, A. (2013). Sex stings, suicide, and scandal in Murphy, Texas: Dateline's To Catch a Predator. In M. Land, K. Fuse, & B. Hornaday (Eds.), Contemporary media ethics: A practical guide for students, scholars and professionals in the globalized world (2nd ed.). Spokane, Washington: Marquette Books LLC.

  • Corbo, A.M., Leckrone, J.W., & Sullivan, T. (2014, June). Expanding civic engagement from interdisciplinary collaboration to multi-university consortium. Presentation at The New American Colleges & Universities, Redlands, CA.

National Communication Association (NCA), Eastern Communication Association (ECA), Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)