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Kristen Campbell Eichhorn

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: 708 Culkin Hall

Office Extension: (315) 312-2213


Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am-12:00pm or by appointment

Spring 2016 Schedule:
COM 490 800 Communication/Service Learning - TR 9:35-10:55am - Marano 211

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.