JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Management Department
  • Associate Instructure, Writing and Rhetoric Studies

Research Statement

Dr. Richards' research explores intersections of trauma, memory, and language within organizational communication structures. She focuses specifically on research within post-war and high-conflict communities. Using ethnographic interviewing and discourse analysis informed by sociolinguistics, she works with survivors of violence to better understand how gaps in resources within organizations and communitites impact and are impacted by the people who tell their stories.

Research Keywords

  • Slovenia
  • Nuclear Explosion Detection
  • Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  • Antarctica

Presentations

  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2020) Crafting a Career with Impact. , Presented, 2020.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2019) Implicit Bias Training. , Presented, 2019.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2019) Domestic Violence Signs and Trauma-informed Responses. , Presented, 2019.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2018) Domestic Violence Warning Signs and Resources. , Presented, 2018.
  • Presented to over 3,000 participants about red flags of unsafe relationships, resources for help, and cultural constraints for services. , Presented, 2017.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2017) Discourse Analysis in Socio-political Climates. , Presented, 2017.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2020) Werewolves in Play (Association of Business Communication). , Presented, 2020.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2019) Bubble Gum Teaches Active Listening (Association of Business Communication). , Presented, 2019.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2019) Organizational Barriers to Reporting Dating Violence on Campus (Association of Business Communication). , Presented, 2019.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS (2019) Rethinking Theory and Praxis in Biz Comm: A Call for Civic Engagement (Association of Business Communication). , Presented, 2019.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS, & Jennifer Andrus. (2017) Public Discourses and Public Rhetoric in a Domestic Violence Charity (Rhetoric Society of America). , Accepted, 2017.
  • JESSIE LYNN RICHARDS, & Joshua Lenart. (2017) From Theory to Public Action: Moving Rhetoric beyond the University. , Presented, 2017.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • How College Students Describe and Experience Relationship and Dating Violence. PI: - 2021. Total project budget to date:

Publications

  • Richards, Jessie Lynn (date unknown). From Big Ag to Campus Cafeterias: Intersections of Food-Supply Networks as Technical Communication Pedagogy. Open Library of Humanities, Special Collections. Accepted, .
  • Linder, C., (date unknown). Building on what we know (and don’t!): Using scholarship to engage in primary prevention of relationship and sexual violence among college students. Journal of College Student Affairs. Accepted, .
  • Jessie Richards (date unknown). “Didn’t Your Mother Teach You to Speak Like a Lady?: A Review of Rhetorics of Motherhood” by Lindal Buchanan. Enculturation. Accepted, .
  • Jessie Richards (date unknown). My Favorite Assignment - Bubble Gum Teaches Active Listenening. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Accepted, .
  • Richards, Jessie Lynn (date unknown). The Trauma of Trump. Huffington Post. Accepted, .