76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202-8025
Dr. Mansson earned his M.S. degree in Corporate and Professional Communication at Radford University and he earned his Ph.D. in Instructional and Interpersonal Communication at West Virginia University. Dr. Mansson is a quantitative social scientist who studies the grandparent-grandchild relationship, the student-instructor relationship, and intercultural communication. In 2013, he received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the International Communication Association. The following year, he co-authored a cross-cultural study with his student, Han Bin Lee. Dr. Mansson and Mr. Lee received the Top Paper Award at the 2014 annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association and the paper was published in the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. Additionally, Dr. Mansson recently completed a co-authored national textbook titled Mastering Public Speaking.