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Jenny Crowley

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Jenny Crowley earned a Ph.D. at the University of Iowa and joined the faculty in the School of Communication Studies at University of Tennessee Knoxville in fall 2017. Her primary area of specialization is interpersonal communication with specific research interests in stigma and supportive communication. In particular, her research is focused on understanding how features of communication contribute to perceptions of stigma as well as how supportive communication facilitates coping with stigma. She has complementary research interests in information management and alternative relationships. Her work has been published in Communication Theory, Journal of Family Communication, and Communication Research.

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Ph.D., University of Iowa

M.A., California State University Northridge

B.A., Lewis & Clark College

Research Interests: 
Interpersonal Communication
Social Support
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