Service

Professional

  • Editorial Board Member for Communication Quarterly. 2019-present.

  • Editorial Board Member for Death Studies. 2019-present.

  • School of Communication and Journalism Advisory Board Member for the School of Communication and Journalism at South Dakota State University. 2018-present.

  • Editorial Advisory Board Member for Discourse: The Journal for the Speech Communication Association of South Dakota (SCASD), 2015-present.

  • Associate Editorial Board Member for Communication Studies, 2013-2015 term.

Invited Reviewer

  • Computers in Human Behavior, 2018-present

  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 2010-present

  • Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 2013-present

  • Death Studies, 2011-present

  • Health Communication, 2018

  • Journal of Communication Inquiry, 2018

  • Western Journal of Communication, 2018

  • Communication Quarterly, 2013, 2018

  • Progress in Palliative Care, 2017

  • International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2017

  • Journal of Communication, 2016-2017

  • Family & Consumer Sciences Research, 2016-2017

  • International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 2016-2017

  • Qualitative Research, 2015-2017

  • Communication Research Reports, 2013-2017

  • AlterNative, 2015

  • New Media & Society, 2012

  • Communication Yearbook, 2012

  • Mass Communication and Society, 2012

  • ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2010-2011

National Communication Association Division Reviewer

  • Human Communication and Technology Division, 2009-present

  • G.I.F.T.S. Division, 2008-2018

  • Celebrating COMMunity Intersections [Special Program Series], 2012

  • Interpersonal Communication Division, 2010

  • Short Courses Division, 2009

  • Student Section, 2007-2009

  • Instructional Development Division, 2007-2008

University

  • Academic Planning Task Force Co-Chair, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. April 2020-present.

  • President, Faculty Senate, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2019-August 2020.

  • University Diversity Council Member, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2019-Present.

  • University Quality Council (UQC) Member, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. September 2019-Present.

  • President-elect, Faculty Senate, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2018-August 2019.

  • Faculty Senate Executive Committee Member, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2018-August 2021.

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Search Committee Member. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. February 2019-June 2019.

  • School of Pharmacy Dean Search Committee Member. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. October 2018-March 2019.

  • First Semester Transition Committee. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. June 2018-April 2019.

  • Graduate Council Member, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2017-August 2018.

  • Faculty Senator, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2017-August 2018.

  • Education and Research Policies Committee Member, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2017-August 2018.

  • Classroom Response System/"Clicker" Evaluation Member. Instructional Technology. July 2016-July 2017.

  • Gender Equity Committee for Athletics Member. Athletics Department. January 2014-Present.

  • Intercollegiate College Athletics Committee (ICAC). Alternate Member. December 2015-Present.

  • ITS Instructional Design & Learning Technologies Selection Committee Member. 2015.

  • eLearning – Faculty and Student Development Subcommittee Member. Instructional Technology. October 2013-February 2014.

  • Social Media Policy Task Force Member. Faculty Senate. 2013.

  • Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Committee to Improve Student Success Through Staff Engagement Committee Member. Office of Human Resources. January 2010-2012.

  • Faculty mentor for men’s basketball player, Faculty Mentoring Student Athletes Program, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. Fall 2009-Spring 2010.

College (College of Arts and Sciences)

  • Technology Advisory Committee Member. College of Arts & Sciences. Spring 2010-present.

Department

  • Search Committee Member for Assistant Professor. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. February 2020-April 2020.

  • Director of Technology. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. July 2018-present.

  • Assistant Chair. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. April 2016-present.

  • Sabbatical Committee, Member. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. July 2018-present.

  • Department of Applied Communication Studies/Speech Communication Graduate Program Committee, Member. Department of Speech Communication. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2012-August 2019.

  • Language Arts/Speech Liaison. Department of Speech Communication. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. September 2013-April 2015.

  • Director of the Basic Course. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. July 2014-July 2018.

  • TA Director. Department of Applied Communication Studies. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. July 2014-July 2018.

  • Graduate Program Director. Department of Speech Communication. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. July 2010-July 2014.

  • COMMraderie student group faculty advisor and fiscal officer. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 2010-2014.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Selection Committee, Member. Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 2010-2011.

  • Recording Secretary. Department of Speech Communication. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2010-July 2011.

  • Merit Review Committee, Member. Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 2010.

  • Technology co-director for the Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Fall 2009-Spring 2009.