• Books

  • Edited Book

    Braithwaite, D. O., Suter, E. A., & Floyd, K. (Eds.) (2018). Engaging theories of family communication: Multiple Perspectives (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

    https://www.routledge.com/Engaging-Theories-in-Family-Communication-Multiple-Perspectives/Braithwaite-Suter-Floyd/p/book/9781138700949

    Authored chapters within the book

    • Braithwaite, D. O., Suter, E. A, & Floyd, K. (2018). Introduction: The landscape of meta-theory and theory in family communication research. In D. O. Braithwaite, E. A. Suter, & K. Floyd (Eds.), Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives (2nd ed., pp. 1-16). New York, NY” Routledge.
    • Suter, E. A., & Seurer, L. M. (2018). Relational dialectics theory: Realizing the dialogic potential of family communication. In D. O. Braithwaite, E. A. Suter, & K. Floyd (Eds.), Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives (2nd ed., pp. 244-254). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Invited Articles

  • Suter, E. A. (2017). The promise of contrapuntal and intersectional methods for advancing critical interpersonal and family communication research. Communication Monographs. Advance online publication: 10.1080/03637751.2017.1375131

  • Edited Special Issues

  • Suter, E. A., & Faulkner, S. L. (Eds.). (2016). Critical approaches to family communication research: Representation, critique, and praxis [Special issue]. Journal of Family Communication, 16.

    Introduction to the Issue

    • Suter, E. A. (2016). Introduction: Critical approaches to family communication research: Representation, critique, and praxis. Journal of Family Communication, 16, 1-8. doi: 10.1080/15267431.2015.1111219
  • Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Suter, E. A., & Norwood, K. (2017). Critical theorizing in family communication studies: (Re)Reading relational dialectics theory. Communication Theory, 27, 290-308 doi: 10.1111/comt.12117

    Suter, E. A., Koenig Kellas, J., Webb, S., Allen, J. (2016). A tale of two mommies: (Re)storying family of origin narratives. Journal of Family Communication. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15267431.2016.1184150

    Suter, E. A. (2016). Naming practices. In A. E. Goldberg (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of LGBTQ studies (pp. 807-808). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Suter, E. A., Seurer, L. M., Webb, S., Grewe, B., &; Koenig Kellas, J. (2015). Motherhood as contested ideological terrain: Essentialist and queer discourses of motherhood at play in female-female co-mothers’ talk. Communication Monographs, 82, 458-483. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2015.1024702

    Baxter, L.A., Suter, E. A., Thomas, L. J., Seurer, L. M. (2015). The dialogic construction of “adoption” in online foster adoption narratives. Journal of Family Communication, 15, 193-213. doi: 10.1080/15267431.2015.1043431

    Suter, E. A., Seurer, L. M., Webb, S., Grewe, B., &; Koenig Kellas, J. (2015). Motherhood as contested ideological terrain: Essentialist and queer discourses of motherhood at play in female-female co-mothers’ talk. Communication Monographs, Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2015.1024702

    Suter, E. A., Baxter, L. A., Seurer, L. M., & Thomas, L. J. (2014). Discursive constructions of the meaning of “family” in online narratives of foster adoptive parents. Communication Monographs, 81, 59-78, doi: 10.1080/03637751.2014.880791

    Koenig Kellas, J., & Suter, E. A. (2012). Accounting for lesbian-headed families: Lesbian mothers’ responses to discursive challenges. Communication Monographs, 79, 475-498. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2012.723812

    Suter, E. A. (2012). Negotiating identity and pragmatism: Parental treatment of international adoptees birth culture names, Journal of Family Communication, 12, 209-226. doi: 10.1080/15267431.2012.686940

    Suter, E. A., Reyes, K. L., & Ballard, R. L. (2011). Adoptive parents’ framing of laypersons’ conceptions of family. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 12, 43-50. doi: 10.1080/17459435.2011.601524

    Suter, E. A., Reyes, K. L., & Ballard, R. L. (2011). Parental management of adoptive identities during challenging encounters: Adoptive parents as "protectors" and "educators". Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28, 242-261. doi: 10.1177/0265407510384419

    Suter, E. A., & West, C. L. (2011). Modeling and performing theories of relational communication. Communication Teacher, 25, 51-55. doi: 10.1080/17404622.2010.528000

    Suter, E. A. (2010). Validity in qualitative research on personal relationships. Kentucky Journal of Communication special issue on The Future of Relational Communication, 28, 77-96. Available: http://comm.louisville.edu/~bill/KCA/jenniferpdf/Suter.pdf

    Suter, E. A., & Ballard, R. L. (2009). “‘How much did you pay for her?’”: Decision-making criteria underlying adoptive parents’ responses to inappropriate remarks, Journal of Family Communication, 9, 107-125. doi: 10.1080/15267430902773253

    Dodge, P. S-W., & Suter, E. A. (2008). “It’s okay to have a girl”: Patronymy and China’s one-child policy, Women and Language, 31, 13-22.

    Suter, E. A. (2008). Discursive negotiation of family identity: A study of U.S. families with adopted children from China, Journal of Family Communication, 8, 126-147. doi: 10.1080/15267430701857406

    Suter, E. A., Daas, K. L., & Bergen, K. M. (2008). Negotiating lesbian family identity via symbols and rituals, Journal of Family Issues, 29, 26-47. doi: 10.1177/0192513X07305752

    Suter, E. A., & Daas, K. L. (2007). Negotiating heteronormativity dialectically: Lesbian couples’ display of symbols in culture, Western Journal of Communication, 71, 177-195. doi: 10.1080/10570310701518443

    Suter, E. A., & Toller, P. W. (2006). Gender role and feminism revisited: A follow-up study, Sex Roles, 55, 135-146. doi: 10.1007/s11199-006-9065-4

    Suter, E. A., Bergen, K. M., Daas, K. L., & Durham, W. T. (2006). Lesbian couples’ management of public-private dialectical contradictions, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 23, 349-365. doi: 10.1177/0265407506064201

  • Suter, E. A., Lamb, E. N., Marko, M., & Tye-Williams, S. (2006). Female veteran’s identity construction, maintenance, and reproduction, Women and Language, 29, 10-15.

    Bergen, K. M., Suter, E. A., & Daas, K. L. (2006). “About as solid as a fishnet”: Symbolic construction of a legitimate parental identity for nonbiological lesbian mothers, Journal of Family Communication, 6, 201-220. doi: 10.1207/s15327698jfc0603_3

    Oswald, R. F., & Suter, E. A. (2004). Heterosexist inclusion and exclusion during ritual: A “straight vs. gay” comparison, Journal of Family Issues, 25, 881-899. doi: 10.1177/0192513X04267278

    Toller, P. W., Suter, E. A., & Trautman, T. C. (2004). Gender role identity and attitudes towards feminism, Sex Roles, 51, 85-90. doi: 10.1023/B:SERS.0000032316.71165.45

    Suter, E. A. (2004). Tradition never goes out of style: The role of tradition in women’s naming practices, The Communication Review, 7, 57-88. doi: 10.1080/10714420490280198

    Suter, E. A., & Oswald, R. F. (2003). Do lesbians change their last names in the context of a committed relationship? Journal of Lesbian Studies, 7, 71-83. doi: 10.1300/J155v07n02_06

    Suter, E. A. (2000). Focus groups in ethnography of speaking: Expanding topics of inquiry beyond participant observation, The Qualitative Report, 5(1/2). Available: http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR5-1/suter.html

  • Book Chapters

  • Suter, E. A. (2015). Traversing racial and national boundaries: Adopting transracially and internationally.  In D. O. Braithwaite & J. T. Wood (Eds.), Interpersonal communication: Case studies in personal and social relationships, 2nd edition (pp. 55-60). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

    Suter, E. A. (2014). The adopted family. In L. A. Baxter (Ed.), Remaking “family” communicatively (pp. 137-155). New York: Peter Lang.

    Suter, E. A. (2014). Communication in lesbian and gay families. In L. H. Turner & R. West (Eds.), The Sage handbook of family communication (pp. 235-247). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Suter, E. A., & Strasser, D. S. (2013). Lesbian and gay families and communication. In K. Floyd & M. T. Morman (Eds.), Widening the family circle: New research on family relationships, 2nd edition (pp. 133-170). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Suter, E. A., & Strasser, D. S. (2012). Heterosexism and the Media. In W. Donsbach, (Ed). The international encyclopedia of communication. Blackwell Reference Online. http://www.communicationencyclopedia.com/subscriber/tocnode?id=g9781405131995_yr2012_chunk_g978140513199513_ss17-1>

    Suter, E. A. (2009). “Why are there so many girls”?: Talking gender and adoption in a lesbian family. In E. Kirby & M. C. McBride (Eds.), Gender actualized: Cases in communicatively constructing realities (pp. 61-66). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.

    Suter, E. A. (2008). Heterosexism and the media. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of communication (pp. 2115-2118, Vol. 5).Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

    Suter, E. A., Bergen, K. M., & Daas, K. L. (2008). The social context of lesbian family identity. In L. B. Arnold (Ed.), Family communication: Theory and research (pp. 307-313). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

    Suter, E. A. (2006). He has two mommies: Constructing lesbian families in social conversation. In J. T. Wood & S. Duck (Eds.), Composing relationships: Communication in everyday life (pp. 119-127). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

  • Lesbian Family Brochures for the Public

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