Department of Communication Staff
Organizational communication, small group communication, qualitative research methods, nonprofit communication, communication and organizational identification
Organizational identification, work identity, corporate philanthropy, fundraising discourse, communication processes in nonprofit organizational contexts, voluntourism
Mize Smith, J., & Payne, H. J. (2017). Social capital. In C.R. Scott & L. Lewis (Eds.), The international
encyclopedia of organizational communication (pp. 2167-2177). West Sussex, UK: John Wiley &
Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118955567.wbieoc189
Mize Smith, J., & Kramer, M. W. (Eds.) (2015). Case studies of nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Mize Smith, J. (2013). Philanthropic identity at work: Employer influences on the charitable giving
attitudes and behaviors of employees. Journal of Business Communication, 50,128-151.
Past Marketing Director for the Southern States Communication Association
Editorial Board Member of Management Communication Quarterly, International Journal of Business Communication, and Southern Communication Journal
Past Chair of the WKU Institutional Review Board
National Communication Association
Southern States Communication Association
Kentucky Communication Association