Close Relationships Interest Group

Jeffrey A. Hall

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Communication Studies
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Bailey Hall
Room 4B
University of Kansas
1440 Jayhawk Boulevard, Room 102
Lawrence, KS 66045-7574



Ph.D., Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California

M.A., Communication, Wake Forest University

B.A., English Literature , University of Southern California

Teaching Interests

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Quantitative Behavioral Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Quantitative Behavioral Research Methods

Selected Publications

Hall, J. (2017). Humor in romantic relationships: A meta-analysis. Personal Relationships, 24(2), 306-322. DOI:10.1111/pere.12183

Hall, J. A., & Compton, B. L. (2017). Pre- and post-interaction physical attractiveness ratings and experience-based impressions. Communication Studies, 68(3), 260-277. DOI:10.1080/10510974.2017.1317281

Hall, J. (2017). The experience of mobile entrapment in daily life. Journal of Media Psychology, Special issue August. DOI:10.1027/1864-1105/a000228

Hall, J. (2017). The regulation of social interaction in everyday life: A replication and extension of O’Connor and Rosenblood (1996). Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34(5), 699-716. DOI:10.1177/0265407516654580

Hall, J. A., & Davis, A. C. (2017). Proposing the Communicate Bond Belong Theory: Evolutionary intersections with episodic interpersonal communication. Communication Theory , 27(1), 21-47. DOI:10.111/comt/12106

Hall, J. A. (2016). Same-sex friendships. In C. R Berger & M. E Roloff (Eds.), International encyclopedia of interpersonal communication. . Malden, MA: Sage.

Hall, J. A. (2016). Interpreting social-sexual communication: Relational framing theory and social-sexual communication, attraction, and intent . Human Communication Research, 42, 138-164. DOI: 10.1111/hcre.12071

Pennington, N. Hall, J. A., & Hutchison, A. (2016). To tweet or not to tweet: Explaining fan-celebrity interaction on Twitter. Iowa Journal of Communication, 48(1), 55-75.

Borner, K. B., Gayes, L. A., & Hall, J. A. (2015). Friendship during childhood and cultural variations. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences(2ndnd ed.) (Vol. 9, pp. 442-447). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Hall, J. A., Xing, C. & Brooks, S. (2015). Accurately judging flirting: The effects of observer gender, target gender, and flirting base rate. Communication Research, 42, 939-958. DOI:10.1177/0093650214534972

Xing, C. & Hall, J. A. (2015). Confirmatory factor analysis and measurement invariance testing with ordinal data: An application in revising the flirting styles inventory. Communication Methods and Measures, 9(3), 123-151. DOI:10.1080/19312458.20151061615

Hall, J. A., & Xing, C. (2015). The verbal and nonverbal correlates of the five flirting styles. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 39, 41-68. DOI:10.1007/s10919-014-0199-8

Hall, J. A. (2015). Sexual selection and humor in courtship: A case for warmth and extraversion . Evolutionary Psychology, 13, 1-13. DOI:10.1177/1474704915598918

Watkins, J. & Hall, J. A. (2014). The association between nonverbal sensitivity and flirting detection accuracy. Communication Research Reports, 31, 348-356. DOI:10.1080/08824096.2014.963220.

Hall, J. (2014). Applying the ideal standards model to unmet expectations and satisfaction in friendship. Studies in Communication Sciences, 14, 20-28. DOI:10.1016/j.scoms.2014.03.008

Hall, J. A. (2014). First comes the social network, then comes marriage? Characteristics of Americans married 2005-2012 who met through social networking sites. Cyberpsychology, behavior, and social networking, 17, 322-326. DOI:10.1089/cyber.2013.0408

Hall, J. A., Pennington, N. & Lueders, A. (2014). Impression creation and formation on Facebook: A lens model approach. New Media and Society, 16, 958-982. DOI:10.1177/1461444813495166

Jung, B. Hall, J. A., Hong, R. Goh, T. Tan, N. & Ong, N. (2014). Payback: Effects of relationship and cultural norms on reciprocity in a hybrid trust-dictator game. Asian Journal of Psychology, 17, 160-172. DOI:10.1111/ajsp.12057

Hall, J. A., Baym, N. & Miltner, K. (2014). Put down that phone and talk to me: Understanding the roles of mobile phone norm adherence and similarity in relationships. Mobile Media & Communication, 2, 134-153. DOI:10.1177/2050157913517684

Lueders, A. Hall, J. A., Pennington, N. & Knutson, K. (2014). Nonverbal Decoding on Facebook: Applying the IPT-15 and the SSI to Personality Judgments. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 38, 413-427. DOI:10.1007/s10919-014-0195-z

Pennington, N. & Hall, J. A. (2014). An analysis of humor orientation on Facebook: A lens model approach. Humor, 27(1), 1-21. DOI:10.1515/humor-2013-0053

Hall, J. A. (2013). Humor in long-term romantic relationships: The association of general humor styles and relationship-specific functions with relationship satisfaction. Western Journal of Communication, 77, 272-292. DOI:10.1080/10570314.2012.757796

Hall, J. A., & Pennington, N. (2013). Self-monitoring, honesty, and cue use on Facebook: The relationship with extraversion and conscientiousness. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 1556-1564. DOI:10.1016/j.chb.2013.01.001

Hall, J. A. (2013). The five flirting styles: Use the science of flirting to attract the love you really want, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada: Harlequin Nonfiction.

Hall, J. A., & Baym, N. K. (2012). Calling and texting (too much): Mobile maintenance expectations, (over)dependence, entrapment, and friendship satisfaction. New Media & Society, 14, 315-330. DOI:10.1177/1461444811415047

Hall, J. A. (2012). Friendship standards: The dimensions of ideal expectations. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29, 884-907. DOI:10.1177/0265407512448274

Hall, J. A. (2011). Is it something I said? Sense of humor and partner embarrassment. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28, 383-405. DOI:10.1177/0265407510384422

Hall, J. A., Larson, K. A., & Watts, A. (2011). Satisfying friendship maintenance expectations: The role of friendship standards and biological sex. Human Communication Research, 37, 529-552. DOI:10.1111/j.1468-2958.2011.01411.x

Hall, J. A. (2011). Sex differences in friendship expectations: A meta-analysis. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28, 723-747. DOI:10.1177/0265407510386192

Hall, J. A., & Canterberry, M. (2011). Sexism and assertive courtship strategies. Sex Roles, 65, 840-854. DOI:10.1007/s11199-011-0045-y

Hall, J. A., Carter, S. Cody, M. J., & Albright, J. M. (2010). Individual differences in the communication of romantic interest: Development of the flirting styles inventory. Communication Quarterly, 58, 365-393. DOI:10.1080/01463373.2010.524874

Hall, J. A., & Sereno, K. (2010). Offensive jokes: How do they impact long-term relationships? Humor, 23, 351-373. DOI:10.1515/humr.2010.016

Hall, J. A., Park, N. Song, H. & Cody, M. J. (2010). Strategic misrepresentation in online dating: The effects of gender, self-monitoring, and personality traits. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27, 117-135. DOI:10.1177/0265407509349633

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