Dr. Jiangxue (Ashley) Han

Contact and Overview

Email Address


Office Hours

Tuesday 2:00pm-5:00pm; Wednesday 3:30pm-5:00pm, or by appointment


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


Currently Teaching (Spring 2022)

COM 2325 Public Relations Principles
COM 3928 Communication Research Methods

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.


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

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8165

Office address
Walker Hall 130