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Roger J. Kreuz, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Experimental (Cognitive)

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901.678.3372
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901.678.4831
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Scates Hall, Room 116
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Roger J. Kreuz, Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Princeton University
B.A., University of Toledo

Research Interests

  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse processing and pragmatics
  • Nonliteral language
  • Computer-mediated communication

Recent Publications

  • Kreuz, R., & Roberts, R. (in press). Changing minds: How aging affects language and how language affects aging. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Kreuz, R. J., & Johnson, A. A. (in press). The production of verbal irony: How to be an ironist. To appear in J. Barnden & A. Gargett (Eds.), Figurative expression: Production processes and theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Riordan, M. A., Kreuz, R. J., & Johnson, A. A. (in press). Communicating affect: Face-to-face and online. In M. Filimowicz & V. Tzankova (Eds.), Reimagining communication (volume 2): Experience. London: Routledge.
  • Kreuz, R. J. (2018). Does verbal irony have a place in the workplace? In F. Maon, A. Lindgreen, J. Vanhamme, R. J. Angell, & J. Memery (Eds.), Not all claps and cheers: Humor in business and society relationships (pp. 204-215). London: Routledge.
  • Kreuz, R. J., & Riordan, M. A. (2018). The art of transcription: Systems and methodological issues. In A. H. Jucker, K. P. Schneider, & W. Bublitz (Eds.), Methods in pragmatics, HoPs 10 (pp. 95-120). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Riordan, M. A., Kreuz, R. J., & Blair, A. N. (2018). The digital divide: Conveying subtlety in online communication. Journal of Computers in Education, 5, 49-66.
  • Roberts, R., & Kreuz, R. (2015). Becoming fluent: How cognitive science can help adults learn a foreign language. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
  • Kreuz, R. J., & Riordan, M. A. (2014). Exaggeration. In S. Attardo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of humor studies, volume 1 (pp. 222-224). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Riordan, M. A., Kreuz, R. J., & Olney, A. M. (2014). Alignment is a function of conversational dynamics. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 465-481.
  • Tollefsen, D., Kreuz, R., & Dale, R. (2014). Flavors of "togetherness": Experimental philosophy and theories of joint action. In T. Lombrozo, J. Knobe, & S. Nichols (Eds.), Oxford studies in experimental philosophy, volume one (pp. 232-252). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Kovaz, D., Kreuz, R. J., & Riordan, M. A. (2013). Distinguishing sarcasm from literal language: Evidence from books and blogging. Discourse Processes, 50, 598-615.