Refereed Journal Articles
Erbert, L. A., & Aleman, M. (2008). Taking the grand out of grandparent: Dialectical tensions in grandparent perceptions of surrogate parenting. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 25, 671-695.
Erbert, L. A., Mearns, G. M., & Dena, S. (2005). Perceptions of turning points and dialectical interpretations in organizational team development. Small Group Research, 36, 21-58.
Erbert, L. A. & Floyd, K. (2004). Affectionate expressions as face-threatening acts: Receiver assessments. Communication Studies, 55, 230-246.
Erbert, L. A., Perez, F, & Gareis, E. (2003). Turning points and dialectical interpretations of immigrant experiences in the United States. Western Journal of Communication, 67, 113-137. (lead article)
Floyd, K., & Erbert, L. A. (2003). Relational message interpretations of nonverbal matching behavior: An application of the social meaning model. Journal of Social Psychology, 143, 581-597.
Erbert, L. A. (2000). Conflict and dialectics: Perceptions of dialectical contradictions in marital conflict. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 17, 638-659.
Baxter, L. A., & Erbert, L. A. (1999). Perceptions of dialectical contradictions in turning points of development in heterosexual romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 16, 547-569.
Erbert, L. A., & Trank, D. (1995). Status of speech and theater education in Iowa secondary schools: A look at the last 20 years. Iowa Journal of Communication, 27, 29-65.
Erbert, L. A., Floyd, K., Trethewey, A., & Schrodt, P. (under contract). Communication theory. Pearson Publishing.
Erbert, L. A., Duck, S. W., & Aleman, M. (in process). Conflict communication in everyday life. (Under Review).