• Communication Studies

Deya Roy

Postdoctoral Teaching Associate

Deya Roy is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Communication Studies Department. She got her PhD from University of Connecticut and her Bachelors and Masters from SUNY University at Buffalo. She teaches Public Speaking at Northeastern University but has taught over a half dozen courses ranging from Media Literacy and Communication Theory in her academic career.

Dr. Roy’s research curriculum includes understanding the effects of media’s mass, social, and health information technology on health decisions and health plan adherence. She is also interested in studying interpersonal aspects of health communication such as communication between patients and providers. Dr. Roy’s work has appeared in Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journal of Social Media in Society and Journal of Communication in Healthcare.

She is a lifelong member of the Communication Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta.

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Education

  • PhD

Courses Taught

  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Media Literacy and Criticism

Research Interests

  • Health Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Social Marketing