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Charles Choi

Assistant Professor of Communication

Division: Communication Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 259
Phone: 310-506-6017
Fax: 310-456-3083
E-mail: charles.choi@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D. Communication, University of California Santa Barbara, 2010
  • M.A. Communication, Louisiana State University, 2002
  • B.A. Communication, Biola University, 2000
Courses:
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Advanced Intercultural Communication
  • International Communication and Negotiation
  • Intercultural Communication: Case Studies
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • National Communication Association
  • International Communication Association
  • Six Top Paper Awards at various national and regional conferences
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Communication and Aging Division, NCA, 2011
Academic Interests:
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Intergenerational Communication
  • Intergroup Communication
  • Police/civilian Interactions
Selected Works:
  • Choi, C. W., Honeycutt, J., & Bodie, G. D. (2014). Effects of Imagined Interactions and Rehearsal on Speaking Performance, Communication Education, 64, 25-44.
  • Choi, C. W., Khajavy, G. H., Giles, H., & Hajek, C. (2013). Intergenerational communication and age boundaries in Mongolia and the United States. Communication Reports, 26, 73-87.
  • Choi, C. W., Giles, H., & Hajek, C. (2012). Young adult's perceptions of intergenerational communication: Mongolian and American data. Anthropology & Aging Quarterly, 33, 74-86.
  • Giles, H., Khajavy, G. H., & Choi, C. W. (2012). Intergenerational communication satisfaction and age boundaries: Comparative Middle Eastern data. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 27, 357-371.
  • Pearce, K., Giles, H., Hajek, C., Barker, V., & Choi, C. W. (2012). The roles of communication and trust in reported compliance with police in Armenia and the United States. The Armenian Review, 53, 39-62.
  • Giles, H., Hajek, C. Stoitsova, T, & Choi, C. W. (2010). Intergenerational communication satisfaction and age boundaries in Bulgaria and the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 25, 133-147.
  • Honeycutt, J. M., Choi, C.W., & Deberry, R. (2009). Communication apprehension and imagined interactions. Communication Research Reports, 26, 228-236.
  • Barker, V., Choi, C. W., Giles, H., & Hajek, C. (2008-2009). Reported compliance in police in Mongolia and the United States. Mongolian Journal of International Affairs, 15-16, 176-201.
  • Stoitsova, T., Choi, C. W., Giles, H., Barker, V., & Hajek, C. (2009). Reported compliance in police-civilian encounters: The roles of accommodation and trust in Bulgaria and the United States. Journal of Psychological Research, 1, 99-116.
  • Hajek, C., Giles, H., Barker, V., Makoni, S., & Choi, C. (2008). Reported compliance in police-civilian encounters: The roles of accommodation and trust in Zimbabwe and the United States. Communication: South African Journal of Communication Theory and Research, 34, 173-187.
  • Hajek, C., Giles, H., Barker, V. H., Demirtas-Madran, A., Pecchioni, L., & Choi, C. (2008). Perceptions of trust, compliance, and accommodation in police-civilian encounters: A Russian, Turkish and American Cross-National Analysis. Journal of Russian Communication, 1, 127-148.