Dr. Jiangxue (Ashley) Han

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Tuesday: 2:00-5:00 p.m. (by appointment)
Wednesday: 3:30-5:00 p.m. (by appointment)

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Ph. D. The Pennsylvania State University
M.S. Ohio University
B.A. Renmin University of China


Currently Teaching (Spring 2024)

COM 3936 Consumer Insights
COM 4318 Public Relations Campaigns

Courses Taught

COM 2325 Public Relations Principles
COM 3132 Health and Mass Media
COM 3538 Health & Mass Media for PR
COM 3936 Consumer Insights
COM 4318 Public Relations Campaigns

Research Specialties

PR Campaigns
Health Communication
Social Media Strategies
Research Methods


  • Han, J., & Lou, S. (Revised and resubmitted) Exploring the effects of character and cued typicality in health narratives. Health Communication.
  • Shen, F., Ahern, L., & Han, J. (2017). Environmental orientations and news coverage: Examining the impact of individual differences and narrative news. International Journal of Communication, 11, 4018-4031.

Recent Awards

  • Faculty Fellowship of the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), 2018.
  • Second Faculty Paper Award at the 100th AEJMC conference, ComSHER Division, 2017.
Title: Associate Professor, Public Relations
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8165

Office address
Walker Hall 130