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Toni Hoang

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Toni Hoang

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Office: S1083
713-222-5373
hoangt@uhd.edu

Toni Hoang, assistant professor of communication. Dr. Hoang's interests include health communication, risk communication, and computer-mediated communication. She has received numerous accolades for her excellence in teaching and service from the International Communication Association (ICA), the University of Oklahoma Department of Communication, past editor of Communication Studies, and recognition for Top Student Paper by the Central States Communication Association Health Communication Division. Dr. Hoang has published in the Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and The Handbook of Crisis Communication.

Dr. Hoang is a enthusiastic member of the department, UHD, and the discipline. She is the Director for the Department of Arts and Humanities Internship Program. Dr. Hoang is dedicated to serving the discipline and communication research as an active member on conference panels and participation in a variety of interest group activities. Communications Studies Degree Coordinator Communications Studies Internship Director.

​Doctorate degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Communication (University of Oklahoma, 2009)

​COMM 2301: Health Communication (3) (U)
COMM 3321: Patient-Provider Communication (3) (U)
COMM 3323: Comm in Healthcare Organ. (3) (U)
COMM 4380: Field Experience in COMM (3) (U)
UHD 1301: Freshman Seminar-Commun (3) (U)

​Dr. Hoang is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at UHD. She has a Ph.D. in Communication. She has an active research program in health communication, as well as risk communication. As the current Field Experience Coordinator, Dr. Hoang is the instructor of record for all field experience courses (COMM 4380) and coordinates with student-interns and the agency or company on the requirements for credit for these courses.

Sample Publications

Hoang, T.S., (in-press). Blogging during a crisis: Threat and efficacy in online communication during a hurricane. On-line Journal of Communication and Media Technologies. This article will be published in Vol. (V), Issue (2), April 2015.


Angie, A. D., Davis, J. L., Allen, M. T., Byrne, C. L., Ruark, G., Cunningham, C. B., Hoang, T. S., Bernard, D. R., Hughes, M. G., Connelly, S., Hair, H. D., & Mumford, M. D. (2011). Studying ideological groups online: Identification and assessment of risk factors for violence. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(3), 625-655.

Query, J. L., Bonaguro, E. W., & Siriko, T., Maslowski, B., & Yamasaki, J. (2006). [Review of the book Handbook of health communication]. In S. C. Ratzan (Ed.), Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 11(1), 109-129.

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