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Suwinyattichaiporn, Tara

Professor of Human Communication

Human Communication Studies

Office: 657-278-3851

Department: 657-278-3617



Tara Suwinyattichaiporn teaches courses in relational and sexual communication, online communication and personal relationships, and quantitative research methods. Her research titled "Conceptualizing and Operationalizing Empathetic Expressions: Scale Development, Validation, and Message Evaluation," a theory and scale construction piece, won a top paper award at the National Communication Association convention. She won five research-related grant awards between 2016-2019. Suwinyattichaiporn is the organizer of CSUF civil dialogue events. She hosted forums on free speech, gun ownership, transgender bathroom laws, and immigration laws.

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Communication
  • Dating
  • Relationship
  • Sex
  • Social Media
  • Social Support
  • Mental Health
  • Mindfulness


  • Interpersonal Skills

Other Languages:



  • Asia
  • North America