Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.
Office: FAC 182
Organizational communication, applied organizational communication, small group communication, qualitative research methods, employee communication, nonprofit communication, communication and organizational identification, business and professional speaking
Organizational identification, work identity, corporate philanthropy, fundraising discourse, communication processes in nonprofit organizational contexts, voluntourism
Mize Smith, J., & Sypher, B. D. (2010). Philanthropy in the workplace: How a financial
institution communicates charitable giving values. Southern Communication Journal, 75, 370-
Thompson, B., Mize Smith, J., & Payne, H. (in press). Who we are. In R. Robinson & G. Rossetti,
(Eds.), Examining institutional reality and fantasy: Communicating faculty acceptable behavior
via case study contributions of the assimilation and socialization process in higher education
settings. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Mize Smith, J., Arendt, C., Lahman, J.B., Settle, G., & Duff, A. (2006). Framing the work of art: Spirituality and career discourse in the nonprofit arts sector [special issue].
mmunication Studies, 57, 25-46.
Marketing Director for the Southern States Communication Association
Advisor for Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society
Member of the WKU Institutional Review Board
National Communication Association
Southern States Communication Association
Kentucky Communication Association