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Rosalie S. Aldrich

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Tom Raper Hall 240
(765) 973-8410


  • Ph.D., Communication, University of Kentucky, 2009
  • M.A., Communication, Michigan State University, 2006
  • B.B.A., Marketing & Management, Grand Valley State University, 2003

Current Research Interests

Suicide prevention, health communication, message design

Selected Publications

  • Noar, S. M., Harrington, N. G., Van Stee, S. K., & Aldrich, R. S. (2011). Tailored health communication to change lifestyle behaviors. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 5, 112-122.
  • Cerel, J., & Aldrich, R. S. (2010). The impact of suicide on children and adolescents. In J. R., Jordan, & J. L. McIntosh (Eds.), Grief after suicide: Understanding the consequences and caring for the survivors (81-92). New York: Routledge.
  • Noar, S. M., Harrington, N. G., & Aldrich, R. S. (2009). The role of computer tailoring in the development of persuasive health communication messages. Communication Yearbook, 33, 73-133.
  • Aldrich, R. S., & Cerel, J. (2009). The development of effective message content for suicide intervention: Theory of planned behavior. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis and Suicide Prevention, 30, 174-179.