Professor and Interim Chair
R.C. Vance Academic Center
Temple University
Speech Communication
Pennsylvania State University
Rhetoric & Communication
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Areas of Expertise

Conversation analysis, interpersonal communication, social support, communication disfluencies

Publications, Research & Presentations

Pudlinski, C., & Chen, R.S.Y. (2023). Destigmatizing disfluency: Stuttering in peer telephone support. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 14, 220-240.

Pudlinski, C. (2020). Interpersonal communication in the age of social media (online). Dubuque, IA: Great River Learning.

Pudlinski, C. (2019). Formulating another’s report of troubles in peer support. Communication and Medicine16(1), 67-80.

Pudlinski, C. (2012). The pursuit of advice on US peer telephone helplines: Sequential and functional aspects.  In H. Limberg & M. A. Locher (eds.), The Discourse of Advice (pp. 233-252).  Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing.

Pudlinski, C. & Hazan, S. (2012). First-year experience: Practice and process.  In J. Fried (and associates), Transformative Learning through Engagement: Student Affairs Practice as Experiential Pedagogy (pp. 171-178). Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Pudlinski, C. (2009). Empowerment on warm lines: Microanalytical explorations of peer encouragement. Text & Talk, 29, 439-458.

Pudlinski, C. (2008). Encouraging responses to good news on a peer support line. Discourse Studies, 10, 795-812.

Pudlinski, C. (2008).  Support talk.  In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Communication.  Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Pudlinski, C. (2005). The mitigation of advice: Interactional dilemmas of peers on a telephone support service. In C. Baker, M. Emmison, & A. Firth (Eds.), Calling for help: Language and social interaction in telephone helplines (pp. 109-131).  Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Pudlinski, C. (2005). Doing empathy and sympathy: Caring responses to troubles tellings on a peer support line.  Discourse Studies, 7, 267-288.

Pudlinski, C. (2004). The pros and cons of different warm line settings. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 28, 72-74.

Pudlinski, C. (2003). The multiplicity of response options in social support situations. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 4, 23-30.

Pudlinski, C. (2002). Solving the ideological dilemmas of peer social support: Microanalysis of provider strategies on a warm line. New Jersey Journal of Communication, 10, 208-227.

Pudlinski, C. (2002). Accepting and rejecting advice as competent peers: Caller dilemmas on a warm line.  Discourse Studies, 4, 481-499. 

Pudlinski, C. (2001). Contrary themes on three consumer-run warm lines. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 24, 397-400.  

Pudlinski, C. (1998). Giving advice on a consumer-run warm line: Implicit and dilemmatic practices. Communication Studies, 49, 322-341.

Courses Taught

Nonverbal Communication; Research Methods; Interpersonal Communication; Relational Communication; Public Speaking, Training & Development, etc.