Kristen EichornDepartment: Communication Studies
Rank: Professor

Contact Info:
Office Hours: T/R 11:00-12:00

Personal Bio:
In the classroom, Dr. Eichhorn teaches courses in interpersonal, research methods, and the capstone. She has presented and published with over a dozen of her students and has advised over 30 independent studies and master theses. Dr. Eichhorn has presented over three dozen competitive papers and panels, several with her own students.

Interpersonal, Health Communication, Instructional and Organizational

PhD 2003 University of Miami
MA 2000 West Virginia University
BA 1999 Canisius College

Eichhorn, K. C., Thomas-Maddox, C., & Wanzer, M. B. (2007; (2nd edition est. availability Nov 2015)) Interpersonal Communication: Building Rewarding Relationships. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt. 

Campbell, L. C., Eichhorn, K. C., Early, C., Caraccioli, P., Greeley, A. E. (2012). Applying the transtheoretical model to improve social media use in the health care industry.  American Journal of Health Studies, 27, 236243.  

Eichhorn, K. C., Martin, M. M., Weber, K. & Knapp, J. (2012). The relationship between approach/avoidance strategies and emotional support in the superior-subordinate relationship. Florida Communication Journal, 40, 53-64.  

Eichhorn, K. C., Campbell, L. C., Early, C., Caraccioli, P., Greeley, A. E. (2011). An examination of a health care industry‚Äôs use of social media: A Transtheoretical Approach. Proceedings Institute for Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, FL (refereed).   

Green-Hamann, S. G., Eichhorn, K. C., & Sherblom, J. C. (2011). An exploration of why people participate in second life social support groups. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 16, 465-491.  

Vampola, D., Eichhorn, K. C. Thomson, C. & Messere, F. & Manseur, R. (2010). Infusing communication skills in an engineering curriculum. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Foundations in Education Conference (refereed)  

Chetelat, C., Algren, M., & Eichhorn, K. C. (2010). Choosing a career in the non-profit sector: The service learning connection. Proceedings Institute for Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, FL. (refereed).  

Professional Affiliates:
Eastern Communication Association
National Communication Association
International Society of Communication Science and Medicine
American Council on Education