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Dr. Jennifer Fairchild

Jennifer Fairchild
  • Professor

Bio  •  Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Department: Communication
  • Office: Combs 314
  • Mailing Address: Combs 317
  • Email: jennifer.fairchild@eku.edu
  • Phone: 859-622-2876
  • Expert Areas: Health Communication

Bio

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild is an Associate Professor of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University. Having earned her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Kentucky in December 2009, Dr. Fairchild continues to extend her dissertation research involving women’s narrative reconstruction post-miscarriage and the social support offered to women post-miscarriage. Dr. Fairchild teaches a wide variety of courses, including interpersonal communication, health communication, communication, leadership and change, intercultural communication, and gender and communication.  Her dissertation work has been presented at meetings of the National Communication Association and the Southern States Communication Association. Her research also has been featured in such journals as PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement, Illness, Crisis, and Loss, Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Journal of Effective Teaching, and Communication Center Journal. Dr. Fairchild is the 2017 recipient of the Excellence in Online Teaching Award, presented by the Office of e-Campus Learning at Eastern Kentucky University.  She is also the recipient of the EKU Student Government Association’s “Most Outstanding Distinguished Educational Leader Award” which was presented to her in May 2018.

Courses

Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CMS 100Intro to Human Communication  Internet Classes SITEFall 2019
CMS 200Interpersonal Communication   Fall 2019
CMS 375Intercultural Communication  Internet Classes SITEFall 2019
CMS 375Intercultural CommunicationTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 307Fall 2019
CMS 495Comm., Leadership & ChangeTR 9:30am-10:45am Combs Building 307Fall 2019
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