JENNIFER A. CUMMINGS portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Management Department

Presentations

  • Jennifer A Cummings (2021) "Building Resilience in Tough Times " Keynote address at the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/29/2021.
  • Jennifer A Cummings , & Kate Cañas and Aaron Phillips . (2020) Association for Business Communication (ABC) National Conference, Voices of Leadership: CEO Discourse as Embodied and Enacted. Conference Paper, Accepted, 10/30/2020.
  • Jennifer A Cummings (2020) Association for Business Communication (ABC) National Conference, Driving Team Innovation. Presentation, Accepted, 05/15/2020.
  • Jennifer A Cummings (2020) Elevate U: "Growth in Challenging Times". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/29/2020.
  • JENNIFER ANN CUMMINGS (2019) "The Brain at Work: Insights from Neuroscience for Teaching Business Communication". Presented at the Association of Business Communication International Conference, Detroit, Michigan. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/24/2019.
  • JENNIFER ANN CUMMINGS (2019) "The Mindset Advantage". Keynote Address at School of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony. University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/09/2019.
  • JENNIFER ANN CUMMINGS (2019) "Thriving Through Change". EMBA Alumni Roundtable, Keynote Speaker. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2019.
  • JENNIFER ANN CUMMINGS (2019) "Speaking Up and Being Heard on a Team". MBA Women’s Event, Keynote Speaker. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/25/2019.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2019) “Speaking Up and Being Heard on a Team”. Alumni Women’s Workshop, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2018) “Thriving Through Change,” SelectHealth Leadership Summit. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2018) “The Positivity Advantage,” IHC Cardiovascular Symposium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2018) Teaching the Art of Planning and Navigating Difficult Conversations, ABC Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2018) “Communicating Your Brand with Confidence and Authenticity,” Elevate U Women's Symposium, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2018.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2017) Drafting Your Personal Ethics Code, ABC International Conference. Presentation, Presented, 10/20/2017.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings, & Kathryn Canas & Aaron Phillips. (2017) Developing and Re-envisioning the Online and Hybrid Classroom; ABC International Conference. Presentation, Presented, 03/2017.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2017) “Healthy Talk, Healthy Teams”, Bard Access Systems. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/22/2017.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2016) Video Case Study Methodological Approach to Managing Organizational Conflict. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2016) Mediation Videotape Simulation. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2016.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2016) Transforming Team Troubles into Triumphs. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/2016.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2016) Relational Patterns of Control and Influence. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/06/2016.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2016) Leveling Up Your Relationships. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/25/2016.
  • Cole Holmes, & Jennifer Cummings & Georgi Rausch. (2015) Technology in the Business Communication Classroom: A Paradoxical Double-Edged Sword. Presentation, Presented, 10/30/2015.
  • Kathryn Canas, & Jennifer Cummings & Georgi Rausch. (2015) Triumphs and Challenges of Teaching Accounting Communication: An Examination and Presentation of Pedagogical Best Practices. Presentation, Presented, 10/29/2015.
  • Jennifer A. Cummings (2015) Building Conflict Management Skills in Tomorrow’s Leaders. Presentation, Presented, 05/21/2015.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2014, February). Complementarity and Satisfaction: An Investigation of Mother- Adolescent Daughter Interaction. Paper accepted to the Western States Communication Association, Anaheim, CA. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Canary, H. E., Bullis, C. A., Cummings, J. A., Kinney, A. Y. (2014, February). The Resource-Based Interaction Coding System (R-BICS): Development and Application in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Intervention Program. Paper Presentation: Western States Communication Association, Anaheim, CA. *Top Four Paper in Health Communication . Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Canary, H. E., Cummings, J. A., Bullis, C. A. (2013, November). Counselor-Client Conversations in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Intervention: An Analysis of Intersecting Activity Systems. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC. * Top Five Papers in Health Communication . Conference Paper, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2013, February). Conflict at Home: A Qualitative Case Comparison of Conflict Interaction in Mother-Adolescent Daughter Relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Reno, NV. *Top Paper in Interpersonal Communication . Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2012, February). Relational Communication and Mother-Adolescent Daughter Relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Albuquerque, NM. *Top Paper in Interpersonal Communication . Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2008, February). Panelist on “Advisor Advising: Sharing Resources for Advising Graduate Students.” Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Boulder, CO. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2008.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2008, February). “Seventeen” Girls without Family: A Content Analysis of the Abdication of Family in Teenage Magazines. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Boulder, CO. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2008.
  • Osmond, A. K. & Cummings, J. A. (2007, November). Identifying Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Cues in Sociopathy: A Narrative Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/2007.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2007, February). Panelist on “Are We ‘Engaged’, or Are We ‘Complicit’? Conceptualizing a Socially-just, Critically-informed Interpersonal Communication.” Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2007.
  • Cummings, J. A. (2006, November). Work-Family Balance in the Lives of Children: Giving Voice to a Silenced Population. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/2006.
  • Witker-Cummings, J. A. (2006, February). How Support Happens: An Ethnographic Investigation of Supportive Interactions Among Preschool Children, Peers, and Teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association, Palm Springs, CA. *Top Debut Paper in Interpersonal Communication . Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2006.

Publications

  • Cummings, J. A. (2018). Drafting Your Personal Ethics Code. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Vol. 81, 368-390. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 09/2018.
  • Rogers, L. E. & Cummings, J. A. (2016). Relational Communication Control. In C. A. Van Lear & D. J. Canary (Eds.) Researching Interactive Communication Behavior: A Sourcebook of Methods and Measures. (pp. 93-106). Thousand Oaks: Sage. Discipline based - other, Published, 01/2016.
  • Canary, H. E. , Bullis, C., Cummings, J. A. & Kinney, A. (2015). Structuring Health in Colorectal Cancer Screening Conversations: An Analysis of Intersecting Activity Systems. Southern Communication Journal; Special Issue: Family Communication and Health. Vol. 80, 416-432. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 11/2015.