Faculty profile

Jenny Rosenberg

Assistant Professor


5 Lanigan Hall

Office hours

Wed 9-10:00am & 3-4:00pm, Fri 12:30-1:30pm or By Appt

Spring 2018 Schedule:

  • COM 423 800 Diversity/Identity/Communication MWF 10:20-11:15am - Lanigan 106
  • COM 490 810 Communication/Service Learning MWF 11:30-12:25pm - Mahar 202
  • COM 490 800 Communication/Service Learning MWF 1:50-2:45pm - Mahar 119

Area(s) of Specialty:
Interpersonal Communication and Research Methods


Self-presentation and impression management in face-to-face and mediated contexts; 
Emotion; Uncertainty and information management


Planalp, S., & Rosenberg, J. (2014). Emotion in interpersonal communication. In P. J. 
Schultz and P. Cobley (Series Eds.) & C. R. Berger (Vol. Ed.), Handbooks of 
communication science: Vol. 6. Interpersonal communication (pp. 273-296). Berlin: 
De Gruyter Mouton.

Rosenberg, J., & Kunkel, A. (2014). Interpersonal communication's past, present, and 
bright future. Communication Studies (invited), 65, 426-428. doi: 
10.1080/10510974.2013. 835273 

Wright, K. B., King, S., & Rosenberg, J. (2014). Functions of social support and self-
verification in association with loneliness, depression, and stress. Journal of Health 
Communication, 19, 82-99. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2013.798385

Wright, K. B., Rosenberg, J., Egbert, N., Ploeger, N., Bernard, D. R., & King, S. (2013). 
Communication competence, social support, and depression among college 
students: A model of Facebook and face-to-face support network influence. Journal 
of Health Communication, 18, 41-57. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2012.688250 

Rosenberg, J., & Egbert, N. (2011). Online impression management: Personality traits and 
concern for secondary goals as predictors of self-presentation tactics on Facebook. 
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 1-18. doi: 10.1111/j.1083-


Ph.D. Communication and Information, Kent State University
M.A. Communication Studies, Kent State University
B.A. with Honors in Communication Studies, University of Iowa