Dr. Jennifer B. Gray

Contact and Overview

Email Address


Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am-12:15pm (Virtual)


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 (Fall 2020)

COM 3928 Communication Research Methods
COM 2131 Health Communication

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

Teaching and 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 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: Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7201

Office address
Walker Hall 131