Visit Us

The best way to experience our friendly, learner-centered community is to visit.

Intro video

One video, 60 seconds, countless reasons to consider SUNY Oswego.

Student Life Featured Image
Get involved

Explore our nearly 200 clubs and organizations that can forge connections and create opportunities.

Alumni Featured Image
Homecoming returns

The first Homecoming in decades will unfold Nov. 14 with a host of spirited activities.

News and Events Featured Image
Oswego rising

Lakeshore college continues climb in ratings, reviews.

You are here

Kristen Campbell Eichhorn

Office: 708 Culkin Hall

Office Extension: (315) 312-2213


Presidential Faculty Fellow
, Eastern Communication Association's James C. McCroskey & Virginia P Richmond, Undergraduate Scholars Conference (
, Educational Relations, International Society of Communication Science and Medicine (

Office Hours:

T/R 11:00am-12:00pm

Fall 2015 Schedule:
COM 490 800: TR 9:35 am-10:55am - 103 Mahar

Ph.D., University of Miami, 2003, M.A., West Virginia University, 2000, B.A., Canisius College, 1999

Area(s) of Specialty:
Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Health Communication

Research Interests:
Interpersonal relationships within the instructional, workplace, and health settings

Publications, Textbooks & Chapters:

Eichhorn, K. C. Thomas-Maddox, C. & Wanzer, M. B. (2007). Interpersonal Communication: Buliding Rewarding Relationships. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt.

Query, J., Wright, K., Amason, P., Eichhorn, K. C., Weathers, M. et al. (2009). Quantiative investigation in applied communication research: Implications for building theory and testing. In. L. R. Frey & K. N. Cissna (Eds.), Handbook of applied communication research, Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Publications:  Recent Research Articles:     

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, 236-243.

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.   

 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.    

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

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.  

Eichhorn, K. C. (2009). A model of feedback-seeking based on the leader-member exchange and communication antecedents. International Journal of Leadership Studies. 5 (2).184-201. 

Perkins, A., Algren, M. & Eichhorn, K. C. (2009) The use of integrated marketing communications by U.S. non-profit organizations. Proceedings Institute for Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, FL.

Eichhorn, K. C. & Algren, M. (2008). Examining cognitive communication competence across the curriculum. Proceedings Institute for Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, FL.

Campbell, L. C., Eichhorn, K. C., Basch, C., & Wolf, R. (2009). Exploring the relationship between teacher confirmation, gender, and student effort in the college classroom, Human Communication, 12(4), 447-464.  

Eichhorn, K. C.  (2008). Soliciting and expressing social support over the internet: An investigation of online eating disorder support groups. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14, 67-78. 

Algren, M. & Eichhorn, K. C. (2007). Cognitive communication competence within public relations practitioners: Examining gender differences between technicians and managers. Public Relations Review, 33, 77-83.   

Algren, M., Eichhorn, K. C., Rodino, V. (2006). Assessment in higher education: Investigating a public relations and advertising program. A Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University Publication.