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Janet Jacobsen

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1205
Biography

Janet Jacobsen has a bachelor's, master's, and doctorate in interpersonal communication from Arizona State University. She has extensive work experience in media, particularly newspaper editing and publishing, and in presenting public programs. She previously held adjunct and administrative positions at ASU and is currently a full-time instructor.

Education
  • Ph.D. Interpersonal Communication, Arizona State University
  • Master's degree. Interpersonal Communication, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor's degree. Interpersonal Communication, Arizona State University
Publications
  • Mongeau, P., Jacobsen, J. L., & Donnerstein, C. Defining dates and first date goals: Generalizing from undergraduates to single adults. Communication Research (2007).
  • Valentine, K. B., Hecht, M. L., Corey, F., & Jacobsen, J. L. Two Measures of Audience Response to Performance. Communication Reports (1995).
  • Valentine, K. B. & Jacobsen, J. L. Angle of Vision: Interpreting Contemporary Western American Fiction in Public Libraries. Public Libraries (1992).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Angle of Vision: Interpreting Contemporary Western American Fiction. (1986).
  • Krus, D. J. & Jacobsen, J. L. Through a glass, clearly? A computer program for generalized adaptive filtering. Educational and Psychological Measurement (1983).
  • Krus, D. J. & Jacobsen, J. L. The '39 vortex in human relationships: The coming of a storm. Zeitschrift fu"r Sozialpsychologic und Gruppendynamic (1982).
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 100Intro to Human Communication
COM 400Communication in Professions
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 207Intro to Communication Inquiry
COM 230Small Group Communication
COM 494Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 312Comm, Conflict & Negotiation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 230Small Group Communication
COM 312Comm, Conflict & Negotiation
COM 400Communication in Professions
Presentations
  • Jacobsen, J. L. A typology of miscommunication. Western States Communication Association Conference, Denver, CO (Feb 2008).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Misunderstandings and single adults: Analyses of "informal" data. Western States Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA (Feb 2005).
  • Mongeau, P.A. & Jacobsen, J. L. Reasons for first dates: A comparison of undergraduates and adult singles. Western States Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA (Feb 2005).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. "Why go to graduate school?". Western States Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA (Feb 2005).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Using the Birmingham School Analysis to study male/female interaction. National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. The view from the transsexual bridge: An ethnographic case for hormonal influences on male/female interactions. International Association of Relationship Research Conference, Madison, WI (Jul 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. What’s the problem? Exploring male/female communication break-downs through print cartoons. International Association of Relationship Research Conference, Madison, WI (Jul 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Research in male/female misunderstandings. Social Science Graduate Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Apr 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Presentations of the transgendered self in everyday life. Western States Communication Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM (Feb 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Misunderstandings in "When Harry Met Sally:" Applying a Birmingham School Analysis to male/female interaction. Western States Communication Association Conference, Albuquerque NM (Feb 2004).
  • Mongeau, P. A., Jacobsen, J., & Donnerstein, C. What rates as a date?: A comparison of undergraduate and non-college respondents. International Association for Relationship Research Conference, Madison, WI (Feb 2004).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. G.I.F.T.S.: Research your dream job: a life-changing public speaking assignment. National Communication Association Conference, Miami Beach, FL (Nov 2003).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. "Secret tests" in the dating behavior of older adults. Western States Communication Association Conference, Salt Lake City, (Feb 2003).
  • Jacobsen, J. L. Calvin & Hobbes get religion: a rhetorical analysis. Western States Communication Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (Feb 2003).
Professional Associations

Western States Communication Association

National Communication Association