Eileen Berlin Ray
 Title: Professor
 Dept: Communication
 Office: MU 219
 Phone: 216-687-4635
 Email: E.BERLINRAY@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/class/com/eberlinrayBio.html
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MU 219, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Communication, University of Washington, 1981
M.A., Communication, Michigan State University, 1978
M.Ed., Counseling/Student Personnel, University of South Carolina, 1975
B.A., Psychology, University of South Carolina, 1974
Brief Bio:
Eileen Berlin Ray has been teaching at Cleveland State University for 24 years. Her focus is in health communication and applied communication with an emphasis on communication among disenfranchised populations. She currently teaches courses in health communication and gender. Dr. Berlin Ray has served as the undergraduate program director and particularly enjoys the differences in age and experiences of her students.

Dr. Berlin Ray's sixth book, Health Communication in Practice: A Case Study Approach, was published in 2005. In 2002, she won the National Communication Association's Gerald Phillips Applied Communication Scholar Award for her work in the application of health communication. In 2006 she was named one of CSU's Women Who Make a Difference and received the Cleveland State University Distinguished Teacher Award at fall convocation 2006.

When not teaching, she enjoys reading, eating, shopping, and thinking about exercising. She has a 23-year old son, Bryan, and a 19-year old daughter, Lesley. She especially likes spending time with her husband and, when they're around, their children.
Honors and Awards:
2006, Cleveland State University Distinguished Teaching Award
2006, Named One of Cleveland State University Women Who Make a Difference
2002, National Communication Association's Gerald Phillips Applied Communication
      Scholar Award
Research Interests:
Health Communication; Applied Communication; Social Support; Communication & Disenfranchisement
Teaching Areas:
Health Communication
Gender and Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Relational Communication
Professional Affiliations:
National Communication Association
International Communication Association
International Association for the Study of Language and Social Psychology