Dr. Katrina Pariera

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Katrina Pariera, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication at San Diego State University, where her research centers on difficult conversations in interpersonal and health contexts. Her primary expertise is in sexual communication, interpersonal/family communication, and health disparities, and she has published in Health Communication, Journal of Family Communication, Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, and Journal of Family Theory and Review.

Dr. Pariera received her PhD from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication, her M.A. in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University, and her B.A. in Applied Linguistics from Portland State University where she was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar.

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