George Charles Kueppers

George Charles Kueppers

George Charles Kueppers

Graduate Research Assistant

Health communication; political communication; interpersonal communication; social influence; persuasion; communication technologies

George Kueppers is a doctoral candidate (Ph.D., 3rd year) in the Communication Department at George Mason University, where he also received his Master of Arts degree.  George is originally from Minnesota, and obtained Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Global Studies from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.  George's research interests have spanned many sub-disciplines of communication, from political to strategic to environmental and risk communication and most recently health communication.  As a researcher, George is interested in studying the dynamic relationships between communication, learning, and behavior, and is pursuing dissertation research at this intersection in the context of mental health communication and help-seeking.  George has been a student of communication since the 7th grade when he joined his high school's Speech & Debate (aka "competitive forensics") Team, and is proud to be a graduate assistant here in the Communication Department at George Mason University.


Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2015

Bachelor of Arts, Global Studies, 2015

Concordia College - Moorhead


Master of Arts, Communication, 2017

Doctor of Philosophy, Communication, 2020 (expected)

George Mason University