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Benjamin Compton

Benjamin Compton is a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in the Department of Communication Studies.

Dr. Compton holds a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His expertise is in interpersonal sexual communication and verbal and nonverbal signals. Specific topics include the Male Gaze, sexual self-disclosures, flirting/courtship, and perceptions of cheating. Courses he teaches include Sex & Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Small Group Communication, Research Methods, Introduction to Communication, and Public Speaking.


Communication Studies

  • Ph.D., Communication (General) – University of Washington
  • Master’s Degree, Communication Studies, The University of Kansas
  • B.A., Communication Studies, University of San Diego