Dr. Jennifer B. Gray

Contact and Overview

Email Address


Office Hours

Tuesday: 8:45-9:30 a.m. • 1:45-3:15 p.m.
Thursday: 8:45-9:30 a.m. • 1:45-3:15 p.m.

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Ph.D., Communication, University of Kentucky
Certificate, Medical Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky
Dissertation: Framing the Evidence: A Test of an Integrated Message Strategy in the Exercise Context

Curriculum Vitae


Currently Teaching (Spring 2023)

COM 3132 Health and Mass Media
COM 3928 Communication Research Methods

Courses Taught

COM 2131 Health Communication
COM 3131 Health Communication in Interpersonal Settings
COM 3152 Communication in Organizations
COM 3928 Communication Research Methods
COM 4511 Senior Honors Thesis
HON 4010 Senior Honors Thesis/Project
HON 3500 Independent Study

Research Specialties

Health Communications
Research Methods
Interpersonal Communication


  • Gray, J.B., Winn, W., Cazier, J., Volstad, S. (in press). Stories of breast cancer: Using text analytics to understand better the illness experience. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches
  • Articles in the Journal of Health Communication
  • Journal of Communication in Healthcare
  • Global Health and Medicine
  • Communication Teacher
  • College Teaching
  • Communication Research Reports

Recent Awards

  • Nominee, College Outstanding Advisor
  • Most Helpful Faculty
  • University Research Council Grants
Title: Professor, Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7201

Office address
Walker Hall 131