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Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.

Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor


  • Email: jennifer.mize.smith@wku.edu
  • Office: FAC 102
  • Phone Number: (270)745-5147
  • Curriculum Vitae: https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/jms_vitae___2-21-18.pdf

Courses

Organizational communication, small group communication, qualitative research methods, nonprofit communication, communication and organizational identification

Research

Organizational identification, work identity, corporate philanthropy, fundraising discourse, communication processes in nonprofit organizational contexts, voluntourism

Biography

Selected Publications

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.



Additional Information

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

 

Professional Affiliations

National Communication Association
Southern States Communication Association
Kentucky Communication Association

 

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