Stephanie Smith, Ph.D.

About Stephanie Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at Virgina Tech 

Research Interests

Public Relations

Selected Publications

Smith, S. A., Patmos, A. K., & Pitts, M. J. (2015). Communication and teleworking: A study of communication channel satisfaction, personality, and job satisfaction for teleworking employees. International Journal of Business Communication.

Smith, S.A. (2015). Understanding and improving employee communication satisfaction. Crisis Management Strategies & Tactics. New York: PR News Press.

Smith, S. A., & Brunner, S. R. (2015). The great whoosh: Analyzing an online health narrative through communication privacy management. Health Communication. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2014.930551

Pitts, M. J., Fowler, C., Fisher, C., Smith, S. A. (2014). Politeness strategies in imagined conversation openers about elder care. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 27–46.

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Contact Information


PhD, Communication, University of Arizona

MS, Communication, Northwestern University

BA, Communication, DePaul University

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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