EVT in applied situations
Burgoon’s theory has been applied to a wide variety of situations. The following represent only a few of those projects, and only ones that center around EVT.
Judee K. Burgoon, Joseph A. Bonito, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Sean L. Humpherys, Gregory D. Moody, James E. Gaskin, and Justin Scott Giboney, “Application of Expectancy Violations Theory to Communication With and Judgments About Embodied Agents During a Decision-making Task,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 91, 2016, pp. 24-36.
Eric Fife, C. Leigh Nelson, and Kristin Zhang, “A New Horizon for a Classic Perspective: Facebook and Expectancy Violation Theory,” Journal of The Communication, Speech & Theatre Association Of North Dakota, Vol. 25, 2012/2013, pp. 13-23.
Danette Ifert Johnson and Nicole Lewis, “Perceptions of Swearing in the Work Setting: An Expectancy Violations Theory Perspective,” Communication Reports, Vol. 23, 2010, pp. 106-118.
EVT and relationship transgressions (including cell phone conversations)
Elizabeth L. Cohen, “Expectancy Violations in Relationships with Friends and Media Figures,” Communication Research Reports, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 97-111.
Lynne Kelly, Aimee E. Miller-Ott, and Robert L. Duran, “Sports Scores and Intimate Moments: An Expectancy Violations Theory Approach to Partner Cell Phone Behaviors in Adult Romantic Relationships,” Western Journal of Communication, Vol. 81, 2017, pp. 619-640.
Aimee Miller-Ott and Lynne Kelly, “The Presence of Cell Phones in Romantic Partner Face-to-Face Interactions: An Expectancy Violation Theory Approach,” Southern Communication Journal, Vol. 80, 2015, pp. 253-270.
Courtney N. Wright, and Michael E. Roloff, “You Should Just Know Why I'm Upset: Expectancy Violation Theory and the Influence of Mind Reading Expectations (MRE) on Responses to Relational Problems,” Communication Research Reports, Vol. 32, 2015, pp. 10-19.
EVT in the classroom
Robert J. Sidelinger and Derek M. Bolen, “Compulsive Communication in the Classroom: Is the Talkaholic Teacher a Misbehaving Instructor?,” Western Journal of Communication, Vol. 79, 2015, pp. 174-196.
Robert J. Sidelinger and Derek M. Bolen, “Instructor Credibility as a Mediator of Instructors’ Compulsive Communication and Student Communication Satisfaction in the College Classroom,” Communication Research Reports, Vol. 33, 2016, pp. 24-31.
Interaction Adaptation Theory
For a comprehensive look at IAT, see Judee K. Burgoon, Lesa A. Stern, and Leesa Dillman, “Interpersonal Adaptation: Dyadic Interaction Patterns,” Cambridge University Press, UK, 1995.
Recent application of IAT in various settings:
Valerie Akbulut, and Harry Weger Jr., “Predicting Responses to Bids for Sexual and Romantic Escalation in Cross-Sex Friendships,” Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 156, 2016, pp. 98-114.
Carrie D. Kennedy-Lightsey and Megan R. Dillow, “Initiating and Avoiding Communication with Mothers: Young Adult Children's Perceptions of Hurtfulness and Affirming Styles,” Southern Communication Journal, Vol. 76, 2011, pp. 482-501.
Samuel Hardman Taylor and Andrew M. Ledbetter, “Extending Media Multiplexity Theory to the Extended Family: Communication Satisfaction and Tie Strength as Moderators of Violations of Media Use Expectations,” New Media & Society, Vol. 19, 2017, pp. 1369-1387.
Melinda Villagran, Joy Goldsmith, Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles, and Paula Baldwin, “Creating COMFORT: A Communication-based model for Breaking Bad News,” Communication Education, Vol. 59, 2010, pp. 220-234.