The circumstances of your life

have uniquely qualified you to make a contribution.

And if you don't make that contribution, nobody else can make it.

~ Rabbi Harold S. Kushner

 
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E X P E R I E N C E

My career includes a broad range of experiences in the academic and business worlds including working as a lobbyist, a political campaign manager, a market research analyst, a pharmaceutical sales representative, and a medical equipment sales executive.

Currently, I am an Assistant Professor of Communication and Public Relations in the School of Communication & the Arts at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

I serve as:

  • Speaking Across the Curriculum Coordinator

My memberships include the:


The West Virginia Cares for Kids campaign I developed with Concord University students won West Virginia PRSA Crystal Awards for:

  • Best Integrated Communications Campaign
  • Best Research
  • Best Website

My research interests involve applied strategic communication campaign research, social media, and interactivity.

 
C O U R S E S

I have been teaching communication courses since 1994 at colleges and universities in West Virginia, Florida, Kentucky, and New York.

I enjoy building online courses. I have five years of experience teaching online classes and have been using Blackboard since 2008. I am Quality Matters (QM) trained and a QM peer reviewer.

Courses I have taught include:

  • PR fundamentals, PR writing, and PR cases
  • integrated strategic communication and crisis communication
  • applied PR research & analytics and communication research methods
  • persuasion and public speaking
  • business & professional communication, leadership, and small group communication
  • interpersonal communication and introduction to communication
  • Special Topics: deceptive communication
 
E D U C A T I O N
2011
Ph.D. University of Kentucky - Communication & Information Studies

Dissertation  "Understanding Interactive Experiences: Perceived Interactivity and Presence with and without Other Avatars in the Online Virtual World Second Life."

1996
M.A. Marshall University - Communication Studies
 
1993
B.A. Marshall University - Major: Political Science
    - Minor: Communication Studies
Dr. Jennifer Robinette

Assistant Professor
Communication & Public Relations

 
E X P E R T I S E
  • Applied Research & Analytics
  • Strategic Communication Campaigns
  • Persuasion
  • Public Speaking
  • Spokesperson Training
  • Crisis Communication
  • Online Learning
  • Interactivity
 
C O M P U T E R  S K I L L S

iLearn, Blackboard, Qualtrics, SPSS

MicrosoftPowerPoint, Word, Excel

AdobePhotoshop, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat Professional

 
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