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Dr. Hannah Ball

Assistant Professor
School of Communication; Communication Studies
Office Location: Doti Hall 206
Office Hours: M/T/W 10 am - 12 pm
Canisius College, Bachelor of Arts
West Virginia University, Master of Arts
West Virginia University, Ph.D.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Ball, H., Bevan, J. L., Urbanovich, T., & Craw, E. S. (in press). Romantic partner interference and psychological reactance in the context of caregiving for an aging family member. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
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(1), 30-43. http://doi.org/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(1), 64-82. http://doi.org/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(2), 63-78. http://doi.org/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). 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(4), 234-251. http://doi.org/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