Jakob D. Jensen portrait
  • Associate Dean for Research College of Humanities
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation
  • Professor, Communication
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Professional Service

  • Nursing Communication. Role: Editorial Board Member. Editorial Board. 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • Journals. In addition to my work on editorial boards, I served as an ad hoc reviewer for many journals in 2013. Here is a list of the journals I reviewed for with the number of reviews in parentheses. In total, I reviewed 26 article ad hoc. Academy of Management Review (1), Communication Research (1), Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (1), American Journal of Preventive Health (2) Appetite (2), Asian Journal of Communication (1), Nicotine and Tobacco Research (1), Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (1), Psychology & Health (1), Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (1), Journal of Media Psychology (1), Journal of Health Communication (4), Communication Quarterly (1), Human Communication Research (3), Journal of Applied Communication Research (1), Risk Analysis (2), Journal of Aging and Health (1), and Western Journal of Communication (1). 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • Public Understanding of Science. Reviewed 1 article. 12/01/2012 - 12/01/2012
  • Health Communication. Role: Editorial Board. Member of the Editorial Board for Health Communication. 01/01/2012 - 01/01/2012

Internal Service

  • Search Committee for Foundation Relations Director. Committee Member, 12/14/2016 - 04/20/2017. College service.
  • Faculty Awards Committee. Chair, 10/11/2016 - 08/10/2018. College service.
  • Search committee for Assistant Professor Lecturer of Strat Com. Chair, 07/11/2016 - 04/18/2017. Department service.
  • Search committee for Vice President for Research. Committee Member, 11/10/2015 - 06/15/2016. College service.
  • Associate Dean for Research. 08/10/2015 - 08/10/2018. College service.
  • Career Development Committee. Chair, 08/10/2015 - 08/10/2018. College service.
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor in CommSHER. Chair, 08/10/2015 - 02/15/2016. Department service.
  • PRSSA. Faculty Advisor, 08/01/2014 - 08/01/2017. Department service.
  • I developed and led two Qualtrics workshops at the request of the Associate Dean. The workshops were open to all faculty, staff, and students in the College of Humanities. Instructor, 10/01/2013 - 10/01/2013. College service.

Honors & Awards

  • Golden Anniversary Monograph Award. National Communication Association, 11/10/2016
  • Top Paper in Research Division. Broadcast Education Association, 04/10/2016
  • Top Paper in Human Communication & Technology Division of NCA. Top Paper, 11/11/2015
  • Golden Anniversary Monograph Award. National Communication Association, 11/11/2015
  • Top Paper in Health Communication. NCA, 11/20/2014
  • Presidential Scholar. University of Utah, 05/06/2014
  • Faculty Member of the Year. Department of Communication, University of Utah, 04/17/2014
  • Faculty Fellowship. University of Utah, 02/12/2014

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