Dr. Jiangxue (Ashley) Han

Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30am-11:00am, 2:00pm-3:30pm, or by appointment

Courses Currently Teaching: 

  • COM 2325 Public Relations Principles
  •  COM 4318 Public Relations Campaigns

Teaching and 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.


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

Title: Assistant Professor, Public Relations
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8165

Office address
Walker Hall 130