Michigan State's Department of Communication develops cutting-edge communication research to challenge the norms and methods of modern communication.
As humans, we are embedded in social networks. Our brains create these social networks and they also affect how our brains operate.Read more
In our communication labs we study the effects of the digital world and virtual reality on human interaction, nonverbal communication, face-to-face experiences and more for use in areas like education, training, therapy and rehabilitation.
Dr. Kami Silk is an professor in the Department of Communication and the Director of the MA Program in Health & Risk Communication at Michigan State University; she also has an appointment with the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES).