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Dr. Jennifer S. Hallett

Dr. Jennifer Hallett

Professor of Communication Studies
Chair of the Department of Communication Studies
Director of Academic Advising
Faculty Athletics Representative

(706) 379-5133
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Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Hallett's teaching interests focus on intergroup and interpersonal communication topics including: language and social interaction; gender, family, nonverbal, intercultural, deception, relational, social dominance and conflict management. Her research agenda has been guided primarily by intergroup issues including gender and (mis)communication as well as language and intergroup communication.

Published articles by Dr. Hallett and colleagues can be found in Human Communication Research, Communication Research and Health Communication. She also has co-authored book chapters in The Dark Side of Interpersonal Relationships (published by Erlbaum) and The New Handbook of Language and Social Psychology (published by Wiley).

Dr. Hallett combines her love of teaching with her love of sports in her role as the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for Young Harris College. As such, she serves as a representative for YHC to the NCAA  Division II and provides oversight for the academic success of all student-athletes at YHC. Go Mountain Lions!