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Department of Communication Studies

Natalie Pennington

Assistant Professor

E-mail: natpen@ksu.eduNatalie Pennington
Campus Address: 316A Nichols Hall

Education

Ph.D. University of Kansas (2015), M.A. Kansas State University (2010), B.S. Missouri State University (2008)

Research

Dr. Pennington's research interests lie at the intersection of interpersonal and mediated communication.  She has conducted research that looks at topics such as impression management through Facebook, social support and grief communication online, and relational development and maintenance through social networking sites.  Dr. Pennington's research has been published in New Media & Society, Computers in Human Behavior, and the Iowa Journal of Communication among others.  She has presented at a number of conferences including the National Communication Association Convention (NCA) and the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) annual conference.

Teaching 

 Undergraduate:

 COMM 322 Interpersonal Communication
 COMM 332 Communication and Technology
 COMM 542 Relational Communication

 

 Graduate:

 COMM 720 Perspectives on Communication
 COMM 742 Relational Communication
 

 

 

 

Check out her website here.