Faculty and Staff > Dr. James M. Honeycutt
Professor . Ph.D., University of Illinois
Office: 230 Coates Hall
James M. Honeycutt is a Professor of Communication at the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, internationally know for his work in relationship scripts and daydreaming, particularly imagined interaction conflict-linkage theory which explains why it is hard to forget old arguments, let alone forgive. Honeycutt received a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1987. Dr. Honeycutt has won numerous research awards including the Distinguished Book of the Year in 2006 by the social cognition division of the National Communication Association for his book on imagined interactions. He is the author of several books on the subjects of relationships and imagined interactions.
Currently, he is co-editor of Imagination, Cognition, and Personality along with Robert Kunzendorf of the University of Massachusetts. Honeycutt currently teaches classes at LSU focusing on emotion and communication, relationships, family dynamics, and imagined interactions. He is a member of a number of social science journal editorial boards. Dr. Honeycutt has lectured throughout the U. S. and Thailand to academics and business groups. A list of books and articles about imagined interactions is available on Dr. Honeycutt's webpage.
Associate Editor for Communication Quarterly
Associate Editor for Imagination, Cognition and Personality
Reviewer for Human Communication Research, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Personal Relationships, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Communication Yearbook
Writes a column on interpersonal communication and relationships at WWW.batonrougemall.com called www.batonrougemall.com
"Relationships 2000: Ask Dr. Jim." People send in questions about relationship problems, conflict, and how to have constructive communication.
Appeared on WAFB and WVLA television reporting on relational communication for the morning news porgram.
Recent and Notable Publications:
Honeycutt, J. M., & Bryan, S. (under contract). Scripts and communication for relationships. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.
Honeycutt, J. M. (2008). Imagine that: Studies in Imagined Interaction. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton. Volume that I edited containing 3 solo-authored chapters and 1 co-authored chapter.
Honeycutt, J. M. (2003). Imagined interactions: Daydreaming about communication. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Giles, H., Fortman, J., Honeycutt, J. M. & Oti, H. (2003). Future selves and others: A lifespan and cross-cultural perspective. Communication Reports. 16, 1-22.
Honeycutt, J. M. (2003). Linking introversion and extraversion to guided imagery. Psychological Review, 92, 1925-1298.
Honeycutt, J. M., & Cantrill, J. G. (2001). Cogniton, Communication, and romantic relationships. Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
(Click on highlighted courses for sample syllabi)
CMST 4012: Communication and Relationships
CMST 4118: Models of Marital & Family Communication
CMST 7910: Seminar Interpersonal Communication
CMST 7915: Communication and Emotion