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Scharp, K. M., **Cooper, R., *Worwood, J., & Dorrance Hall, E. (in press). “There’s always going to be uncertainty.”: Exploring undergraduate student parents’ sources of uncertainty and related management practices. Communication Research. Advance online publication.

Scharp, K. M., **Kubler, K. F., & Wang, T. R. (2020). Individual and community practices for constructing communicative resilience: Exploring the communicative processes of coping with parental alienation. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 48(2), 207-226.

Scharp, K. M., & Barker, B. A. (in press). “I have to social norm this”: Making meaning of hearing loss from the perspective of adults who use hearing aids. Health Communication. Advance online publication.

Scharp, K. M. (2020). Taking sides and feeling caught: Communicative complications for immediate family members of estranged parent-child dyads. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(4), 1053–1072.

Scharp, K. M. (2019). “You’re not welcome here:” A grounded theory of family distancing. Communication Research,46(4), 427–455.

Scharp, K. M., & Thomas, L. J. (in press). A child for every family?: Characterizations of “adoptable” foster children in online permanency advocacy publications. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Advance online publication.

Dorrance Hall, E. & Scharp, K. (2018). Testing a mediational model of the effect of family communication patterns on student perceptions of the impact of the college transition through social communication apprehension. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 46, 429-446. doi: 10.1080/00909882.2018.1502461

Scharp, K. M., & Dorrance Hall, E. (2019). Examining the relationship between undergraduate student parent social support-seeking factors, stress, and somatic symptoms: A two model comparison of direct and indirect effects. Health Communication, 34(1), 54–64.

Dorrance Hall, E., Kenny Fiester, M., Tikkanen, S. (online first). A mixed-method analysis of the role of online communication attitudes in the relationship between self-monitoring and emerging adult text intensity. Computers in Human Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2018.08.002

Dorrance Hall, E. Greene, J. O., Anderson, L. B., Hingson, L., Gill, E., Berkelaar, B. L., Morgan, M. (online first). The family environment of “quick-witted” persons: Birth order, family communication patterns, and creative facility. Communication Studies. doi: 10.1080/10510974.2017.1362567

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