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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Gayle Allison has a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in business and a master&rsquo;s degree in Communication from Western Kentucky University (WKU).&nbsp; She also has certifications in both human resources and leadership.&nbsp; Allison has taught communication classes (public speaking, interpersonal, interviewing and patterns for a successful career for fourteen years at WKU, Owenboro Community College and Daymar College.</p>
<p>Besides her teaching career, Allison developed and directed the marketing and training departments for a large healthcare organization as well as worked as a business development consultant.&nbsp; Her career also includes work in manufacturing and tourism.</p>
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<p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><strong>Experience</strong></p>
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<li><span><span>1994 to 2006 McNeely Pigott &amp; Fox Public Relations, Nashville Account management at a 65-person public relations firm. Experience included public relations campaign/strategy planning and oversight, client service, budget management, new business development; media and government relations, publications management, personnel services, and management of interns. Served as Vice President of Operations, Senior Account Supervisor, Senior Account Executive and Account Executive. Account teams included health care and pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, government and not-for-profits.</span></span></li>
<li><span><span>1989 to 1994 State of Tennessee, Nashville, Communications Manager<br />Manager of public information campaigns and publications for three divisions within the Department of Finance and Administration. Projects included managing publications, including three quarterly newsletters distributed to 110,000 state government, public school, and university employees.</span></span></li>
<li>1988 to 1989 Nashville (TN) Memorial Hospital, Assistant Director of Public RelationsPrepared written communication materials for a 314-bed community hospital; maintained ongoing media relations; developed and participated in a crisis public relations plan; edited employee biweekly newsletter and quarterly magazine, and served as a community relations liaison between the hospital and community groups.</li>
<li>1985 to 1987 Nancy Scott Jones Public Relations, San Antonio, Texas, Media Relations<br />Coordinator/WriterDeveloped and maintained media relations campaigns, coordinated news conferences, and served as media contact for clients; developed written communication materials for local, regional, and national media; and planned special events.</li>
<li>1978 to 1983 Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville, Lifestyles Editor and Assistant Lifestyles Editor<br />Feature editor for a four-county daily newspaper. Duties included editorial planning, writing, editing, assigning feature articles, photography and layout/design for features section; planning and preparing editorial copy for a weekly magazine and four advertising supplements.</li>
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<p><strong>Education</strong></p>
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<li><span><span>M.A. in Communication, Western Kentucky University, 1992</span></span></li>
<li>12 graduate hours in Communication, University of New Orleans, 1984-85</li>
<li>B.A. in Journalism, Western Kentucky University, 1978</li>
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<div><strong>Professional Activities</strong></div>
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<li>Public Relations Society of America Member since 1986<br />Accredited in 1993<br />Nashville Chapter Board Member<br />President<br />President-Elect<br />National Assembly Delegate<br />Treasurer<br />Secretary<br />Southeast District Chapter Representative</li>
<li>WKU Public Relations Student Society of America, Faculty Advisor</li>
<li>WKU Advertising Federation, Faculty Advisor</li>
<li>Awards/Distinctions<br />PRSA Silver Anvil Award Team<br />Government Relations--Tennessee Worker's Comp Campaign<br />PRSA/Nashville Hercules Award Recipient&nbsp;<br />PRSA/Nashville Parthenon Award<br />Media Relations--Roche Pharmaceuticals<br />PRSA/Nashville Parthenon Awards of Merit<br />Newsletters--Your Health Network<br />WKU Talisman Award</li>
<li>COMMUNITY SERVICE<br />YWCA Nashville Board Member, PR/Marketing Committee Co-chair<br />Center for Not-for-Profit Management, Selection Committee, Nashville BusinessJournal's &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Communication Award</li>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>After 25 years of public relations experience, Vicki Bagwell, APR, Fellow PRSA began her college teaching career at WKU in 2006. As a tenured associate professor, Vicki teaches Public Relations Fundamentals, Public Relations Writing and Production, Digital Tactics, International Public Relations, Public Relations Strategy and Planning, and Public Relations Management. She also teaches sport public relations and media relations in WKU&rsquo;s Sport Media and Branding graduate program. Vicki has served as the PRSSA faculty adviser since 2006 and as a site reviewer for three universities seeking PRSA certification. Her pedagogical work with public relations entrepreneurship has been accepted for poster sessions and the <em>Public Relations Journal</em>. Vicki graduated from WKU with a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in Communication.</p>
<p>During her public relations career in Nashville and San Antonio, Vicki worked with government, private and non-profit organizations offering strategic traditional and online public relations planning and implementation. Her experience includes account management, strategic planning, writing, editing, media and community relations, crisis communications, media training, and budget oversight. A former PRSA Nashville president, Vicki has been an active member of the organization for more than 25 years. She became accredited in1993 and was inducted in the College of Fellows in 2013. She is a PRSA Silver Anvil team recipient and has earned PRSA Nashville chapter Parthenon Awards. Vicki was chosen as the chapter&rsquo;s 2005 Hercules Award winner for more than 10 years of dedicated service to the profession. She currently serves on the PRSA National MBA Committee.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>Ph.D. - Communication, Ohio University</p>
<p>Address:<br />Department of Communication<br />FAC 154<br />Western Kentucky University<br />Bowling Green, Ky. 42101</p>
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<p><strong>Selected Publications <br /></strong></p>
<p>Kreps, G., &amp; Bonaguro, E. (2009). Health communication as applied communication inquiry.&nbsp; In Frey,<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; L., Cissna, K. (Eds.)&nbsp; <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Handbook of applied communication research.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp; New York: Routledge</p>
<p>Query, J., Bonaguro, E., Siriko, T., Maslowski, B. (2006). A review of the <em>Handbook of Health<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Communication</em>.&nbsp; (Thompson, TL, Dorsey, AM, Miller, KI, &amp; Parrott, R.(Eds., 2003). <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Journal of<br /></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Health Communication.</span></p>
<p>Kreps, G., Bonaguro, E., &amp; Query, J. (1998). The history and development of the field of health<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; communication. In L. Jackson &amp; B. Duffy (Eds.), <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Health communication research: A guide</span><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style="text-decoration: underline;">development and directions.</span> Westport, CT:Greenwood Press.</p>
<p><strong>Additional Information</strong><br />Dr. Bonaguro is returning to the department after serving as the Director of the Academic Advising and Retention Center and then as the Associate Dean of Student Services and Enrollment overseeing AARC, Student Disability Services and five TRiO programs. She has been actively involved with improving the advising services for WKU students and also increasing the retention of current students.</p>
<p><strong>Professional Affiliations<br /></strong>National Communication Association<br />National Academic Advising Association<br />Kentucky Academic Advising Association</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/bonaguro_vitae_2011.pdf">View Curriculum Vitae</a><strong><br /></strong></p>
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<li><span>8/00-present&nbsp;Professional in Residence, Western Kentucky University</span></li>
<li><span>12/00-present&nbsp;Commercial Artist and Consultant, Bowling Green, Kentucky</span></li>
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<p><strong><span>Provided design and advertising consulting for:</span></strong></p>
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<li>Dobson, Hatcher &amp; Beverly, Women's Health Care, Bowling Green, Kentucky
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<li>Local obstetrics and gynecology clinic</li>
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<li>Select Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky
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<li>Physicians recruiting firm for southeast United States</li>
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<li>Corporate Benefit Management Group, Louisville, Kentucky
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<li>Benefit reporting service</li>
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<li>D.C. Clement-Insurance Agent</li>
<li>Non-Point Source Pollution EPA Grant, Kentucky
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<li><span>School of Journalism &amp; Broadcasting Homecoming Committee</span></li>
<li><span>Advertising/ Public Relations Agency Director Search Committee</span></li>
<li><span>University Marketing Committee</span></li>
<li><span>Potter College Research Award Committee</span></li>
<li><span>Faculty liaison for campus chaplain</span></li>
<li><span>Bowling Green Western Symphony Orchestra</span></li>
<li><span>Designed and produced season brochure</span></li>
<li><span>The Historic Railpark Committee</span></li>
<li><span>Designed identity and all marketing materials</span></li>
<li><span>The College Hill Historic District</span></li>
<li><span>Designed and produced Walking Tour brochure with students</span></li>
<li><span>Society of Professional Journalists</span></li>
<li><span>Currently designing annual report</span></li>
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<p>With degrees in Telecommunications (B.A., 1975) and Communications (M.A., 1977) from the University of Kentucky, Mr. Crawley came to WKU in 2002, having already amassed over two decades of professional experience in the overlapping fields of radio, TV, and advertising.&nbsp; As a commercial copywriter and later as the owner/operator of his own full-service advertising agency he garnered 17 &ldquo;Addy&rdquo; Awards in the Lexington market for his creative work, while also teaching part-time at UK.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>Mr. Crawley lives in Warren County with his wife, Lee Ann, and a teeming menagerie of rescued dogs and cats.</p>
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<p>Charlotte believes in lifelong learning, service, relationships, and turning moments into memories and these values drive her personal and professional life.</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/elder-cv_2018.docx">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Cecile Garmon serves as the Knicely Professor of Leadership and Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence in the Gordon Ford College of Business as well as Professor of Communication in Potter College at Western Kentucky University. She joined WKU in 1980 and has served in various capacities during those years. Her areas of expertise include intercultural communication, leadership, multinational business communication, global leadership communication, and she has developed a growing interest in the ways in which SubSaharan leaders and followers communicate their ideas about. Her research areas include various aspects of leadership and communication especially related to ethics and culture. She taught at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, as a Senior Fulbright Fellow in 2000 and continues to travel internationally for research and professional interests.&nbsp; She helps to deliver leadership development activities in the WKU target area and works with local leadership groups to develop and promote their programs.&nbsp; Garmon holds the PhD from Vanderbilt University, MA&rsquo;s from the University of Kentucky and from Western Kentucky University and the BA from the University of Kentucky</p>
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    [Section_Value1] => <p>My book&nbsp;<em>Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon</em>&nbsp;(Oxford University Press, 2004) won the 2005 Susanne M. Glasscock Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Humanities Scholarship from Texas A&amp;M University.&nbsp;<em>Hillbilly</em>&nbsp;draws on a wide array of popular culture genres that featured hillbilly images including literature, country music, comic strips and cartoons, films, television shows, local festivals and even the Internet to examine the evolution of one of the most pervasive and enduring icons of twentieth century American popular culture. Although often overlooked or dismissed as a base image of mass entertainment, the hillbilly, I contend, has served as a continually negotiated mythic space through which modern Americans have attempted to define themselves and their national identity and to reconcile the past and the present.</p>
<p>I have also published related articles on the hillbilly image in&nbsp;<em>Studies in American Humor</em>,&nbsp;<em>Appalachian Journal</em>,&nbsp;<em>The Journal of Appalachian Studies</em>, was the co-editor of the Media section of the&nbsp;<em>Encyclopedia of Appalachia</em>&nbsp;(Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006) and served as a historical consultant on several film documentaries including <em><a href="http://hillbillymovie.com/">Hillbilly</a></em>(2018). My article &ldquo;Colonels, Hillbillies and Fightin&rsquo;: Twentieth-century Kentucky in the National Imagination&rdquo; appeared in the <em>Register of the Kentucky Historical Society</em> in 2015.</p>
<p>In the last few years, I have published articles in <em>Transfers </em>and <em>Middle West Review </em>that explore the origins, development and potential consequences of envisioning the great center of the nation as "the middle of nowhere" from the perspectives of both coastal commentators and self-defined "Flyover People." In particular, I investigate the impact of central transportation and communication developments (especially transcontinental passenger air travel, the interstate highway system, and television) on the changing ways Americans envisioned the cultural and geographic boundaries and intersections of the nation.</p>
<p>I am currently working on two other projects pertaining to popular culture and Appalachia. First, I am completing an article for the <em>Register of the <em>Kentucky&nbsp;</em>Historical Society</em>&nbsp;on the influential career of Julian Goodman, who was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, attended WKU and went on to be president of NBC from 1966 to 1978. Goodman was a central figure in the rise of television news and a staunch defender of press freedoms in the face of Nixon administration pressures.&nbsp; Second, I am co-editing the book<em> Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy</em> (West Virginia Press, 2019). The book is a retort, at turns rigorous, critical, angry, and hopeful, to the long shadow&nbsp;<em>Hillbilly Elegy</em>&nbsp;has cast over the region and its imagining. But it also moves well beyond&nbsp;Vance&rsquo;s book to allow Appalachians from varied backgrounds to tell their own diverse and complex stories through an imaginative blend of scholarship, prose, poetry, and photography. Complicating simplistic visions that associate the region almost exclusively with death and decay,&nbsp;<em>Appalachian Reckoning</em>&nbsp;makes clear Appalachia&rsquo;s intellectual vitality, spiritual richness, and progressive possibilities.</p>
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<p>Clint earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication in 1996 and his Master of Arts in Communication in 1998, both proudly from right here at WKU. Since then, he has primarily taught Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Business &amp; Professional Speaking, as well as University Experience and Intro to Broadcasting. Clint also teaches classes for the A.C.E.S. Living &amp; Learning Community, WKU&rsquo;s Upward Bound program, Navitas, and our Dual Credit program. In addition to teaching, Clint spends time at work advising students (having earned a Master Advisor Certificate and several advising awards) and assisting in student recruitment efforts. <br />Clint&rsquo;s interests include stand-up comedy, TV/film, and sports; and the various roles that Communication plays in each of those forms of entertainment. He is happily married since 1999 with two amazing daughters.</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/clints_resume-2015-1.doc">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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<p><a href="https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/faculty-staff_cv/hoffswell-cv_2018.pdf">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Dr. Kumi Ishii holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication and Computer-Mediated Communication from Kent State University, an M.S. in Corporate/Public Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a BA degree in English and American Studies from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Kyoto, Japan. Dr. Ishii's program of research focuses on organizational communication and new technologies and communication network use during organizational change. Dr. Ishii will instruct graduate courses in quantitative research methods and computer-mediated communication, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in organizational communication and intercultural communication.</p>
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<p><strong>Selected Publications</strong>:</p>
<p class="ItemDescription">Ishii, K. (2011). Dual organizational identification among Japanese expatriates: The role of communication in cultivating subsidiary identification and outcomes. <em>The International Journal of Human Resources Management </em>(in press)<em>.</em></p>
<p class="ItemDescription">&nbsp;</p>
<p>Ishii, K. (2010). Conflict management in online relationships. <em>CyberPsychology</em><em>,</em><em> Behavior, and Social Networking</em>, 13, 365-370.</p>
<p>Ishii, K. (2009). <em>Social information during organizational change: The effect of social information on employee attitudes and about organizational change</em>. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Additional Information</strong></p>
<p>Advisor of WKU Japanese Culture Club</p>
<p>Listed in Marquis Who&rsquo;s Who in America (64<sup>th</sup> edition in 2010)</p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p><strong>Professional Affiliations </strong></p>
<p>International Communication Association (ICA)</p>
<p>National Communication Association (NCA)</p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>A native of Louisville, KY, Dr. Jerome graduated from WKU in 1997 with a B.A. in Corporate and Organizational Communication and in 1999 with an M.A. in Communication. She went on to receive her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in 2002, where her studies focused on organizational communication and rhetorical studies. Dr. Jerome teaches Honors Business and Professional Speaking, Communication Foundations, Advanced Organizational Communication, Advanced Public Speaking, and Persuasion at the undergraduate level and Persuasive Communication, Issues Management, Corporate and Organizational Advocacy, and Crisis Communication and Image Repair at the graduate level. She is the author or co-author of four chapters in the department&rsquo;s <em>Communication theory: The interactive experience&nbsp;ebook/app </em>used in Communication Foundations.</p>
<p>Her research interests are organizational image repair and sports rhetoric. A piece she co-authored with Robert C. Rowland, a leading rhetorical scholar in the discipline, was listed by Cheney and Lair (2005) as one of the works that makes up the intellectual history of organizational rhetoric. Her most recent publication is titled <em>A death, a family feud, and a merger: The image repair of Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Inc.</em> and appears in the book <em>Repairing the athlete&rsquo;s image</em> edited by Blaney, Lippert, and Smith (2012). She is active in the Central States Communication Association where she is currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Public Relations Interest Group, and she is the department&rsquo;s representative to the Faculty Senate. She also serves as the Potter College of Arts and Letters&rsquo; representative to the Senate Executive Committee.</p>
<p><strong>Selected Publications<br /></strong>Jerome, A. M., &amp; Rowland, R. C. (2009). The rhetoric of inter-organizational conflict: A sub-genre of <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; organizational apologia. <em>Western Journal of Communication, 73,</em> 395-417.</p>
<p>Jerome, A. M. (2008). Toward prescription: Testing the rhetoric of atonement&rsquo;s usefulness and <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; applicability in the athletic arena. <em>Public Relations Review, 34,</em> 124-134.</p>
<p>Rowland, R. C., &amp; Jerome, A. M. (2004). On organizational apologia: A reconceptualization. <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <em>Communication Theory, 14,</em> 191-211.<strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p><strong><br />Additional Information</strong><br />Advisor for WKU&rsquo;s student chapter of International Association of Business Communicators</p>
<p>Departmental Representative to the Faculty Senate</p>
<p><strong><br />Professional Affiliations</strong><br />National Communication Association<br />Central States Communication Association</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><a href="http://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/jerome--shortformvita.pdf">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><a href="https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/kong-cv_2018.doc">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p><strong>Selected Publications<br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Mize Smith, J.,</strong> &amp; Payne, H. J. (2017). Social capital. In C.R. Scott &amp; L. Lewis (Eds.), <em>The international <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; encyclopedia of organizational communication </em>(pp. 2167-2177). West Sussex, UK: John Wiley &amp; <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sons. &shy;&shy;&shy;&shy;&shy;&shy;&shy;&shy;doi: 10.1002/9781118955567.wbieoc189</p>
<p><strong>Mize Smith, J., </strong>&amp; Kramer, M. W. (Eds.) (2015). <em>Case studies of nonprofit organizations and </em><em>volunteers. <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </em>New York, NY: Peter Lang.&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Mize Smith, J.</strong> (2013). Philanthropic identity at work: Employer influences on the charitable giving <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; attitudes and behaviors of employees. <em>Journal of Business Communication, 50,</em>128-151.</p>
<p><strong><br /><br />Additional Information</strong></p>
<p>Past Marketing Director for the Southern States Communication Association<br />Editorial Board Member of <em>Management Communication Quarterly, International Journal of Business Communication,</em> and <em>Southern Communication Journal<br /></em>Past Chair of the WKU Institutional Review Board</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Professional Affiliations </strong></p>
<p>National Communication Association<br />Southern States Communication Association<br />Kentucky Communication Association</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><a href="http://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/mize_smith-vitae2011.pdf">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Holly J. Payne (PhD, Communication, University of Kentucky) is a Professor in the Department of Communication at Western Kentucky University. Her research focuses on dissent expression,&nbsp; organizational identification, and school crisis communication. Her work in this area is published in outlets such as <em>Communication Studies, Computers in Human Interaction,</em> <em>Communication Research Reports</em>, and the <em>International Journal of Business Communication. </em>She is also co-author of a business and professional communication textbook titled, <em>Competent Communication at Work: Strategies and Standards for Success</em>.&nbsp; Dr. Payne teaches courses in interpersonal and organizational communication and is an active member of the National Communication Association and the Kentucky Communication Association.</p>
<p><strong><br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Selected Publications</strong>:</p>
<p>Payne, H.J. (2014).&nbsp; Examining the relationship between trust in supervisor-employee&nbsp;relationships<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;and workplace dissent expression. <em>Communication Research Reports</em>, <em>31</em>, 2,&nbsp;131-140.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Payne</strong>, H.J., Mize Smith, J., &amp; Newman,&nbsp;G.L. (2014-In Press). Social media use and on-line gaming:<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Strategies for strengthening ties between clients and donors at A Way Forward, Inc. In J.<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Mize Smith &amp; M. W. Kramer (Eds.), <em>Case Studies in Volunteering and NGOs</em>, New York, NY: Peter <br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Lang Publishing, Inc.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Hastings, S.O., &amp; <strong>Payne, H.J.</strong> (2013).&nbsp; Expressions of dissent in email: Qualitative insights into&nbsp;the<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;uses&nbsp;and meanings of organizational dissent. <em>Journal of Business Communication, 50&nbsp;</em>(3), 309-<br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;331<em>.</em></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Irwin, J, <strong>Payne, H. J</strong>., Hopkins, P., Davis, T. (2010). <em>Competent Communication At Work:&nbsp;</em><em>Strategies and<br /></em><em>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Standards for Success</em>. Des Moines, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.</p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;<br />Additional Information</strong></p>
<p>Graduate Program Director<br />First Vice President, Kentucky Communication Association<br />Advisor, Communication Organization for Graduate Students</p>
<p><strong>&nbsp;<br />Professional Affiliations </strong></p>
<p>National Communication Association<br />Kentucky Communication Association</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><a href="https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/payne-cv_2018.doc">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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<p><a href="http://newbigbrother.com">http://newbigbrother.com</a>&nbsp;</p>
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<p><a href="https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/thompson-cv_2018.doc">View Curriculum Vitae</a></p>
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Department of Communication Staff


Gayle Allison, M.A.

Gayle Allison, M.A.
- Instructor II

Vicki S. Bagwell, M.A.

Vicki S. Bagwell, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Ellen Bonaguro, Ph.D.

Ellen Bonaguro, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Emeritus

Kelley Coppinger, B.F.A.

Kelley Coppinger, B.F.A.
- Professional-in-Residence

Bruce Crawley, M.A.

Bruce Crawley, M.A.
- Instructor II / Communication Programs Advising Coordinator

Charlotte Elder, M.A.

Charlotte Elder, M.A.
- Instructor II / Faculty Advisor of Communication Ambassadors

Cecile Garmon

Cecile Garmon
- Knicely Professor of Leadership; Director, Center for Leadership Excellence; Gordon Ford College of Business; Professor - Department of Communication

Tony Harkins

Tony Harkins
- Professor

Clint Haynes

Clint Haynes
- Associate Professor, Advertising Program Advising Coordinator

Joseph Hoffswell

Joseph Hoffswell
- Assistant Professor

Gary Hughes, Ph. D.

Gary Hughes, Ph. D.
- Basic Course Director, Department Classroom Technology Coordinator, Instructor II

Kumi Ishii, Ph.D.

Kumi Ishii, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor

Angela Jerome, Ph.D.

Angela Jerome, Ph.D.
- Professor, Undergraduate Academic Program Coordinator

Carl Kell, Ph.D.

Carl Kell, Ph.D.
- Professor Emeritus

Jieyoung Kong, Ph.D.

Jieyoung Kong, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor

Jessica McClanahan, M.A.

Jessica McClanahan, M.A.
- Instructor II

Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.

Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor

Holly Payne, Ph.D.

Holly Payne, Ph.D.
- Professor

Kenneth D. Payne, M.A.

Kenneth D. Payne, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Sally Ray, Ph.D.

Sally Ray, Ph.D.
- Regional Chancellor, WKU Glasgow; Associate Professor, Communication

Donna Schiess, Ed.D.

Donna Schiess, Ed.D.
- Instructor II

Cliff Shaluta, M.A.

Cliff Shaluta, M.A.
- Professor of Advertising

Mark Simpson, M.A.

Mark Simpson, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Helen Sterk, Ph.D.

Helen Sterk, Ph.D.
- Department Head and Professor

Heather Strode

Heather Strode
- Associate Professor

Cyndia Tarrence

Cyndia Tarrence
- Office Associate

Blair Thompson, Ph.D.

Blair Thompson, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Graduate Academic Program Coordinator

Kara Williams Glenn

Kara Williams Glenn
- Agency Manager, Imagewest

Larry Winn, Ph.D.

Larry Winn, Ph.D.
- Professor Emeritus

Patricia Witcher, M.A.

Patricia Witcher, M.A.
- Instructor II, Public Relations Program Advising Coordinator


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