Carly M Danielson

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Dept of Communication Studies
Room 225 FordH
224 Church St SE


Carly Danielson teaches various courses in the department, including interpersonal conflict, interpersonal communication, public speaking, and communication theory. She examines dynamics of and coping resources for peer victimization, including bullying, cyber-aggression, discrimination, and sexual assault. Her dissertation examined bystander interventions to bullying and harassment on college campuses. She is the recipient of the 2018-2019 University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship and the 2018 Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Graduate Student Teaching Award. Her Master's thesis analyzed bullied bloggers' attributions for their victimization, as well as the use and outcomes of coping behaviors and support sources, which won an international top thesis award in Health Communication.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC, 2019.
  • M.A. : Communication Studies, University of Nevada, LV, 2014.
  • B.A.: Communication Studies, Business Management, University of Nevada, LV, 2012.
  • A.B.: Business Management, College of Southern Nevada, 2009.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Bullying, Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual Health, Bystander Interventions, Relationships, Coping, Social Support, Mixed Methods Research
Courses Taught
  • Public Speaking
  • Human Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Communication in Work Groups
  • Communication Theory
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Prosocial Communication and Health
  • Sexual Health Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication Theory, T.A.
  • Advanced Interpersonal Communication, T.A.
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • 2014-2016, Executive Committee Member, Communication Studies Graduate Student Association:


  • 2014-present, Research Director, undergraduate research practicum courses (40+ students), University of Minnesota, TC:
  • 2014-2016, Research Assistant, Dr. Susanne Jones (University of Minnesota, TC) and Dr. Graham Bodie (Louisiana State University):
  • 2013, Research Assistant, Dr. Erin Sahlstein-Parcell (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee):


  • 2016-2018, PACER Center, National Bullying Prevention Division, Bloom., MN.:
  • Danielson, C. M., & Youngvorst, L. (2018). To tell or not to tell: Bullied students’ coping and supportive communication processes. In R. West & C. S. Beck (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.
  • Jones, S. M., Bodie, G., Youngvorst, L., Danielson, C. M., & Navarro, M. L. (2018). Mapping the terrain of person-centered supportive conversations. Communication Monographs. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2018.1501503
  • Danielson, C. M., & Jones, S. M. (2018). “Help, I’m getting bullied”: Examining sequences of teacher support messages provided to bullied students. Western Journal of Communication. doi: 10.1080/10570314.2018.1490451
  • Danielson, C. M., & Jones, S. M. (2018). Five-factor mindfulness scale. In D. Worthington & G. D. Bodie (Eds.), The sourcebook of listening research: Methodology and Measures. London, England: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Danielson, C. M., & Emmers-Sommer, T. (2017). "She stopped me from killing myself": Bullied bloggers' coping behaviors and support sources. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2016.1196419
  • Danielson, C. M., & Emmers-Sommer, T. (2016). "It was my fault": Causal and controllable attributions in bullying blogs. Journal of Health Communication, 21, 408-414. doi:
  • Miller, J. H., Danielson, C. M., Parcell, E., Nicolini, K. M., & Boucher, T. (2016). Blurred lines: Privacy management, family relationships, and Facebook. Iowa Journal of Communication, 48(1), 4-22.
  • 2019 & 2020 Thank a Teacher Award, Center for Educational Innovation, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2018-2019, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota Graduate School
  • 2018, Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Graduate Student Teaching Award, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2018, Ernest Bormann Symbolic Convergence Theory Fellowship, Department of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2018, Research Grant, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2017, Old Buffalo Fellowship, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2016, "Bea Kind" Award for Excellence in Departmental Citizenship, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2016, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, TC
  • 2015, Outstanding Thesis Award in Health Communication, International Communication Association
  • 2015, Top Student Paper Award in Interpersonal Communication, International Communication Association
  • 2014, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society Recipient
  • 2013 & 2014, Dean’s Associates’ Conference Travel Grants, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, University of Nevada, LV
  • 2013 & 2014, Conference Travel Grants, Graduate & Professional Student Association, University of Nevada, LV
  • 2013, Conference Travel Grant, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Nevada, LV
  • 2012, Lambda Pi Eta Communication Studies Honor Society Recipient
  • 2007-2016, Tribal Scholarship Recipient, Fond Du Lac Scholarship Program
  • 2007-2009, Nevada Millennium Scholarship Recipient, Nevada State Treasurer