Brianna Lane - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Brianna Lane

Center for Sustainability in Education - Honors Program - Department of Communication

Brianna Lane

Associate Professor

Luter Hall 249
(757) 594-8775


  • Ph D in Communication, University of Oklahoma
  • MA in Speech Communication, University of Nevada
  • BA in Speech Communication and Spanish, University of Nevada


Interpersonal Communication, Advanced Relational Communication, Quantitative Research Methods, Interpersonal Deception, Nonverbal Communication


interpersonal relationships, computer-mediated communication, online dating, impression formation, identity claims, the effect of technology on relationships, warranting theory

Selected Accomplishments

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2020). "We Post Pictures to Prove We Are Best Friends:" iGen Friendship Characteristics and Maintenance Strategies. Iowa Journal of Communication. Volume, 52. Issue, 2. Pages, 87-106.
  • Book, Textbook-Revised
    (2019). Interpersonal Communication: An Overview of Basic Principles and Contexts (Second Edition). Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company. Pages, 371.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). Still Too Much of a Good Thing? The replication of Tong, Van Der Heide, Langwell, and Walther (2008). Communication Studies. Volume, 69. Issue, 3. Pages, 294-303.
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