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Dr. Hannah Ball

Assistant Professor
School of Communication; Communication Studies
Office Location: Doti Hall 206
Office Hours: Monday 2:30-4:00, Wednesday 2:30-4:30, Friday from 2-4:30
Canisius College, Bachelor of Arts
West Virginia University, Master of Arts
West Virginia University, Ph.D.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

LaBelle, S., & Ball, H. (2019). College student goals in the context of prescription stimulant misuse: An application of goals-plans-action theory. Communication Quarterly, 67, 76-99. doi:10.1080/01463373.2018.1533485
Myers, S. A., Cranmer, G. A., Goldman, Z. W., Sollitto, M., Gillen, H. G., & Ball, H. (2018). Differences in information seeking among organizational peers: Perceptions of appropriateness, importance, and frequency. International Journal of Business Communication, 55, 30-43. doi:10.1177/2329488415573928
Myers, S. A., Goldman, Z. W., Atkinson, J., Ball, H., Carton, S. T., Tindage, M. F., & Anderson, A. O. (2016). Student civility in the college classroom: Exploring student use and effects of classroom citizenship behavior. Communication Education, 65, 64-82. doi:10.1080/03634523.2015.1061197
Lancaster, A. L., Dillow, M. R., Ball, H., Borchert, K., & Tyler, W. J. C. (2016). Managing information about a romantic partner’s relationship history: An application of the theory of motivated information management. Southern Communication Journal, 81, 63-78. doi:10.1080/1041794X.2015.1089926
Myers, S. A., Atkinson, J., Ball, H., Goldman, Z. W., Tindage, M. F., & Carton, S. T. (2015). Engaging in effective instructional communication behaviors in the tutoring relationship. In W. Atkins-Sayre & E. L. Yook (Eds.), Communicating advice: Peer tutoring and communication practice (pp. 243-259). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Myers, S. A., Goldman, Z. W., Ball, H., Carton, S. T., Atkinson, J., Tindage, M. F., & Anderson, A. O. (2015). Assessing college student use of anti-citizenship classroom behavior: Types, reasons, and association with learning outcomes. Communication Teacher, 29, 234-251. doi:10.1080/17404622.2015.1064984
Brann, M., & Ball, H. (2014). Welcome to class: Exploring health communication and case study pedagogy. In M. Brann (Ed.), Contemporary case studies in health communication: Theoretical & applied approaches (2nd ed., pp. 1-19). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Foster, S. C., Graham, N., Ball, H., & Wanzer, M. B. (2014). Mothers, sons, and testicular cancer: An exploratory investigation of health communication. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 15, 66-74. doi:10.1080/17459435.2014.955594
Ball, H., & Goodboy, A. K. (2014). An experimental investigation of the antecedents and consequences of psychological reactance in the college classroom. Communication Education, 63, 192-209. doi:10.1080/03634523.2014.918634
Ball, H., Wanzer, M. B., & Servoss, T. J. (2013). Parent-child communication on Facebook: Family communication patterns and young adults' decisions to "friend" parents. Communication Quarterly, 61, 615-629. doi:10.1080/01463373.2013.822406