Jennifer earned a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Florida and taught Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, and Business Writing while earning her degree. Prior to that, Dr. Braddock earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Communication Studies from Western Kentucky University and brought her talents south to Savannah, Georgia where she quickly became the manager of Inside Sales for an international logistics provider.
Later Dr. Braddock moved to a staff position at Armstrong Atlantic State University and began studying Higher Education Administration, earning a Master’s from Georgia Southern University. With degrees in hand, Dr. Braddock has resumed her research agenda to include conference papers and publications in the fields of intercultural communication and health communication. While pursuing these research interests, Dr. Braddock has also been working in the field of social media as a part-time blogger and social media consultant.
Drawing from her previous research on Facebook use, she has begun the process of building a new area of research with social media platforms for pursuit in the near future. A theorist at heart, she looks forward to bringing real-world, current experience with digital communication to the virtual classroom setting as she guides students through an exploration of mass communication paradigms.
She currently resides in the Metro D.C. area with her husband, four children, and two weimaraners, Atticus and Scout.