Paula K. Baldwin                                               a/o 1/24/2018

Department of Communication Studies

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-8065

baldwinp@wou.edu

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D., Communication, George Mason University. Emphasis: Health. Dissertation: Family Communication Patterns, Resilience and Social Support among Hospice Family Caregivers.

(Dr. Melinda M. Villagran, Director). May, 2012.

                       

M.A., Communication Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos. Emphasis: Interpersonal & Family. May, 2009.

 

 B.A., Communication, University of Texas at San Antonio. Emphasis: Public Relations. May, 2007.

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE AT WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon, June 2013 to present. Courses taught:

 


Š  Relational Communication

Š  Public Speaking

Š  Interpersonal Communication

Š  Group Discussion & Leadership

Š  Health Literacy

Š  Nonverbal Communication

Š  Foundations of Health Communication

Š  Family Communication


Š  Dark Side of Family Communication

 

OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

Instructor of Record, (2010-2011), George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Responsible for teaching public speaking, interpersonal and small group communication.

 

Co-Lecturer,  (2010), George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Responsible for co-teaching nonverbal communication with Dr. Melinda Villagran.

 

Instructor of Record, (2008-2009), Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Responsible for teaching interpersonal and small group communication.

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, (2007-2008), Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Responsible for teaching interpersonal and small group communication. 

 

Substitute Lecturer, (2009). Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.  Responsible for teaching Family Communication Section Secrets and Stories. (For Dr. Maureen Keeley)

 

Substitute Lecturer, (2008). Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Responsible for teaching Intercultural Health Communication. (For Dr. Sandra Ragan)

 

Substitute Lecturer, (2007). Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Responsible for teaching Intro to Communication; Listening and Responding. (For Dean Richard Cheatham).

 

 

HONORARY AFFILIATIONS, HONORS, AND AWARDS

 

         Honorary Affiliations

 

Golden Key International Honor Society

Alpha Chi National College Honor Society

Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Sigma Kappa Upsilon Honor Society

 

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Pre-tenure

 

 

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inducted 2017

 

 

2016                             Faculty Appreciation Night, Women’s Basketball Team

 

2015                             Invited guest, Chi Alpha Sigma Athlete Honor Society Induction

 

2014                Nominated, NRHH Of The Month, Student nominated award for outstanding contribution to the WOU Residential community

 

Invited guest speaker and panelist, Texas State University Communication Week, San Marcos, Texas

 

2012                Post Doctoral Fellow - Senior Research Specialist I

Curtis W. and Ann H. Long Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri - Columbia  

 

                        Top Paper, Family Communication Division, National Communication Association

 

                        Outstanding Excellence to the DCHC Conference Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University

 

                        Dissertation Completion Grant Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University

2011                Finalist, National Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention Fellowship, one of 25 selected nationally

 

2011                    Fellow, Health Communication Doctoral Fellows Seminar, sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente Cancer Communication Research Center and the National Cancer Institute, one of 15 selected nationally

 

                        Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University

 

                                     Extra Mile Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University

                     

Invited guest speaker, Texas State University Communication Week, San Marcos, TX

 

2010                President, Communication Graduate Student Association, George Mason University (elected) 

 

                        Center for Global Education Global Perspectives Scholarship, George Mason University

 

                        Dean’s Challenge Doctoral Student Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University

 

2009-2012       National and International Travel Scholarships Recipient, George Mason University

 

2009                Finalist for Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Communication, Texas State University - San Marcos

 

2007-2009       National Travel Scholarships Recipient, Texas State University – San Marcos

 

2007                Outstanding Senior Student University Life Awards Nominee, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

2007                Who’s Who of American Universities and Colleges

 

2006                International Education Scholarship, Université du Québec ą Montréal

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP

 

         Publications (Refereed)

 

Pope, N. D., Baldwin, P. K., & Lee, J. J. (Accepted, 2018) “I didn’t expect to learn as much as I did.” Rewards of caregiving in young adulthood. Submitted to the Journal of Adult Development. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K., Pope, N. D., & Marks, A. D. (2017). Cultural implications of filial obligation and the Asian Indian American hospice caregiver: A case report. Qualitative Research in Medicine and Healthcare. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2017). Death Cafés:  Death doulas and family communication. Social and Behavioral Science, Special Issue: Family Communication at the End of Life, 7(2). doi:10.3390/bs7020026. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

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Pre-tenure

 

Pope, N. D., & Baldwin, P. K. (2016). What’s love got to do with it: For young caregivers, everything. The Gerontologist, 56(S3), 682-683. doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnw162.2780 (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Pope, N. D., & Baldwin, P. (2015).  Life interrupted: Young adults as family caregivers. The Gerontologist, 55(S2): 740.  doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv374.05 (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M., Generous, M., & Baldwin, P. (2014). Exploring Children/Adolescents’ Final Conversations with Dying Family Members. Journal of Family Communication, 14(3): 208-229. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Washington, K. T., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., Baldwin, P. K., Tappana, J., Wright, J. H., & Demiris, G. (2014). Rethinking family caregiving: Tailoring cognitive-behavior therapies to the hospice experience. Health & Social Work, 39(4): 244-250. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Parker Oliver, D., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Washington, K., Kruse, R., Albright, D., Baldwin, P., Boxer, A., & Demiris, G. (December 2013). Hospice caregivers’ concerns with pain: “I’m not a doctor, and I don’t know if I helped her go faster or slower.”  Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 46(6): 846-858. (data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Kruse, R. L., Demiris, G., & Oliver, D. P. (2013).  Pain management and the African American caregiver: A case study. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 30(8): 795-798. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K., McAuley, W. J., & Van Nostrand, J. (2012). Organizational factors associated with the use of telehospice. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 18(2), 90-93. (Published online on 23 December 2011, J Telemed Telecare, doi: 10.1258/jtt.2011.110803) (writer, data analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M., & Baldwin, P. (2012). Final conversations, phase II: Children and everyday communication. Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress & Coping, 17(4), 376-387. (Available online: 04 Apr 2012, J Loss Trauma, doi: 10.1080/15325024.2011.650127) (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., & Demiris, G. (2011). An evaluation of interdisciplinary team training in hospice care. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 13(3), 172-182. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Villagran, M. M., Goldsmith, J., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., & Baldwin, P. (2010). Creating COMFORT: A communication-based model for breaking bad news in healthcare interactions. Communication Education, 59(3), 220-234. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., Demiris, G., & Baldwin, P. (2010). The ACTIVE intervention in hospice interdisciplinary team meetings: Exploring family caregiver and hospice team communication.  Special issue: Communication Education and Health Promotion. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 15(3), 465-481. (data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Maibach, E. W., Nisbet, M., Baldwin, P., Akerlof, K., & Diao, G. (2010). Reframing climate change as a public health issue: An exploratory study of public reactions. BioMedical Central Public Health, 10, 299. (data collection & analysis, editing, scholarship of application)

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E. M., Parker Oliver, D., Demiris, G., & Baldwin, P. (2009). Exploring videophone communication between hospice teams and family caregivers during interdisciplinary team meetings. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 37(3), 553-554. (data analysis, writing, scholarship of application)

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., Demiris, G., Baldwin, P., & Regehr, K. (2008). Communication dynamics in hospice teams: Understanding the role of the chaplain in interdisciplinary team collaboration. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 11(10), 1330-1335.

         (data collection & analysis, writing, scholarship of application)

 

 

 

        

Article or Chapter in Book - Publications (Invited and Refereed)

 

 

Rowan, K. E., Kotcher, J., Walsh-Thomas, J., Baldwin, P. K., Trowbridge, J., Thaker, J. T., Witte, H. J., Klinger, B., & Maibach, E. W. (In press, 2017).  Best practices of “innovator” TV meteorologists who act as climate change educators. Risk & Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment. H. D. O’Hair (Ed.). London: Routledge. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

 

Baldwin, P. K., & Jeffress, M. S. (2017). Incorporating Disability Studies into the Communication Classroom through a High Impact Engagement Nonverbal Communication Assignment. In Pedagogy, Disability and Communication: Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom. M. S. Jeffress (Ed.). Abingdon: Routledge. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application).

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2017).  Cloud Services. In The Encyclopedia of Big Data. L. A. Schintler, C. L. McNeely (Eds). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2017).  Health Care Delivery. In The Encyclopedia of Big Data. L. A. Schintler, C. L. McNeely (Eds). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

 

 

Pre-tenure

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2015). Huntsman Cancer Institute. In The Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2nd Ed). New York: Sage Publications. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2014). Family Meeting. In The Sage Encyclopedia of Health Communication. New York: Sage Publications. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Villagran, M. M., & Baldwin, P. K. (2014). Healthcare team communication.  In H. Hamilton, W. S. Chou (Eds). The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication (pp. 362-375).  Abingdon: Routledge. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Kreps, G.L., Villagran, M.M., Trowbridge, J., Baldwin, P., Barbier, Y., Chang, A., Jun, J, Tucker, M., Saxton-Ross, A., & Friedman, S.  (2013).  Evaluation of the influence of an urban community park revitalization on African-American youth physical activity.  In M.J, Dutta, & G.L. Kreps, (Eds).  Reducing Health Disparities:  Communication Interventions (pp. 209-225).  New York:  Peter Lang Publishers. (writer, project manager, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

 

 

Keeley, M., & Baldwin, P. K. (2013). Final conversations: Positive communication at the end of life. In M. Pitts, & T. J. Socha, (Eds.), Positive Communication in Health and Wellness. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2006). Martha Stewart: From Leona Helmsley to folk heroine. In M. G. Adams, & A. Alkhafaji (Eds.), Business Research Yearbook. (pp. 697-702). Beltsville, MD: The International Academy of Business Disciplines. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Other Scholarship

 

         Book & Book Proposal Reviews for Publishing

 

2017 Reviewer, Teaching with a Disability book proposal, Routledge US (Invited) (reviewer, scholarship of integration)

 

 

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Pre-tenure

 

        

2016 Reviewer, Communicating in Professions and Organizations book series proposal, Language and Linguistics, Palgrave Macmillan UK (Invited) (reviewer, scholarship of integration)

 

         Other

 

Villagran, M. M., Goldsmith, J., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., & Baldwin, P. (2010). Creating COMFORT: A communication-based model for breaking bad news in healthcare interactions (Edited). Communication Currents. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Maibach, E. W., Nisbet, M., Baldwin, P., Akerlof, K., & Diao, G. (2010). Reframing climate change as a public health issue: An exploratory study of public reactions. (Edited). Science for Environment Policy, European Commission – Environment. (data collection & analysis, editing, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., & Villagran, M. M. (2009). Instructors’ manual and test bank to accompany A Guide to Public Speaking, 3rd Ed., O’Hair, D. et al., Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.  (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2008). Spectra, 44, 5, p1-1, 1/6 p. (Letter to the Editor). (writer, scholarship of application)

 

         United Press International University Publications (Student Section of UPI)

         (All publications are writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (April 2011). Mobile phones to become “health” smart phones. UPIU.com

 

Baldwin, P. (November 2010). Star Treatment for HIV/AIDS Patients. UPIU.com

 

Baldwin, P. (January 2010). EMTs need better communication tools, study says. UPIU.com

 

Baldwin, P. (December 2009). Putting laws into action challenges first responders. UPIU.com

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

 

         International Conferences

 

Baldwin, P. K., Pope, N. D., & Marks, A. D. (2016). Filial obligation and the South Asian Indian American hospice caregiver: A case report. Presented at the International Palliative Care Network Conference (IPCNC) – 2016, Virtual Conference. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application).

 

Baldwin, P. (2015). Exploring employees’ nonverbal communication with differently normed customers. Presented at the Association for Business Communication 80th International Conference, Seattle, WA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2012). Family communication patterns, resilience and social support among hospice family caregivers. Presented at the International Palliative Care Network Virtual Conference. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Skubisz, C., Villagran, M., Keefe, B., Baldwin, P., & Lehmann, C.  (2012). The role of numeracy in information seeking and processing about adjuvant therapy for breast cancer. Presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Weathers, M. R., Baldwin, P. K., Graf, J., Maibach, E., Rolfe-Redding, J., Thaker, J., & Ticknor, K. (2011). Development and testing of a strategic communication instrument to assess organization’s use of strategic communication. Presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.  (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Villagran, M. M., & Baldwin, P. (2010). The role of culture in patient adherence decision making. Presented at the European Association for Communication in Healthcare International Conference, Verona, Italy. (writer, scholarship of application)

 Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., Demiris, G., & Baldwin, P. (2010). Communication between hospice teams and informal caregivers during team meetings. Poster presentation at the 6th Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Glasgow, UK. (data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

National Conferences

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2017). Death Cafés: Doulas, Death and Family Communication. End of Life Panel, Family Communication Division. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Dallas, TX. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

 

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Pre-tenure

 

Tullis, J. A., & Baldwin, P. K. (2016).  Health in the Public Square: The Role of Death Café.  Health Communication Division. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Philadelphia, PA. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Pope, N. D., & Baldwin, P. (2016). What’s love got to do with it: For young caregivers, everything. Presented as a symposium presentation paper at the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2015).  Nonverbal communication and disabilities: Flipping the lens. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Las Vegas, NV. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2015) Cultural constructions of the good death: Case studies in communication about what it means to die well. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Las Vegas, NV. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Pope, N.D., & Baldwin, P. (2015). Life Interrupted: Young adults as family caregivers. Symposium presentation paper at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K. (2014). Reframing EOL Conversation through Death Cafes. End of Life Panel, Interpersonal Communication Division. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Chicago, IL. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M. P., Generous, M. A., & Baldwin, P. K. (2012). Final conversations phase II: Emergent themes from children’s final conversations messages. Top Paper in Family Communication Division. Presented at the National Communication Association national conference, Orlando, FL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Kreps, G. L., Villagran, M. M., Trowbridge, J. G., Baldwin, P., Barbier, Y., Chang, A., Jun, J., Tucker, M., Saxton-Ross, A., & Melancon, H. (2011). Evaluation of the influence of an urban community park revitalization on African-American youth physical activity. Presented to the American Academy of Health Behaviors Conference, Hilton Head, SC. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Rowan, K. E., Baldwin, P. K., Klinger, B. A., Witte, H. J., Brown, B. C., & Maibach, E. W.

            (2011). Best practices of TV meteorologists already communicating climate change. Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

 

 

Rowan, K., Klinger, B, Witte, J., Baldwin, P., Brown, B., & Maibach, E. (2011). Communicating climate change in a weathercasting context: An analysis of “early adopter” TV meteorologists and their educational methods, Presented at the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M. P., & Baldwin, P. (2010). Everyday talk and routine interactions are vital for children and adolescents. Presented at the National Communication Association National Conference, San Francisco, CA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Rowan, K. E., Baldwin, P., Brown, B., Witte, J., & Maibach, E. (2010). Weather news – Along with a little climate change science: Do TV meteorologists’ explanations of climate change science match ISE best practices for sharing science? Presented at the National Communication Association National Conference, San Francisco, CA.  (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Rowan, K. E., Baldwin, P. K., Brown, B., Witte, J., Maibach, E., & Wilson, K.  (2010). Weather news and climate change science:  Do TV meteorologists’ explanations of climate change science match ISE best practices for sharing science?  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Denver, CO. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Rowan, K. E., Maibach, E., Baldwin, P., Brown, B., Witte, J, & Wilson, K. (2010).  TV meteorologists who explain climate science: Preliminary findings. Presented at the Informal Science Education Summit, Washington, D.C. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2009). An examination of the stories, rituals, and secrets of The Family Stone. Presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2009). Making the case for hospice: Beginning with the end in mind. Presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

Baldwin, P., Kennie, J., & Lamb, L. A. (2009). Yours, mine, and ours: A preliminary examination of constructed families within the lesbian community. Presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M. P. & Baldwin, P. (2009). The “Heart” family: Seven children’s narratives of their final conversations with their dying father. Presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

 

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E. M., Parker Oliver, D., Demiris, G., & Baldwin, P. (2009). The ACTIVE intervention in hospice interdisciplinary team meetings: Exploring family caregiver and hospice team communication. Presented at the Annual Assembly of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Austin, TX.  (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., Baldwin, P., & Demiris, G. (2008). Exploring family caregiver communication in hospice team meetings. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.  (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Baldwin, P., Parker Oliver, D., & Demiris, G. (2008). Communication dynamics in hospice teams: Understanding the role of the chaplain. Presented at the Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Tampa FL. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Villagran, M. M., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., & Baldwin, P. (2006). Communicating support: Ad hoc volunteerism of Hurricane Katrina volunteers. Presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. (data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Regional Conferences

 

 

Baldwin, P. (2016). Death Café. Presented at the annual Northwest Communication Association conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2015). Death Café: Death Communication with a side of coffee, tea and cake. Presented at the annual Northwest Communication Association conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID. (writer, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Kennie, J., & Lamb, L. (2014). We ARE family: The changing landscape of the social construction of lesbian families.  Presented at the annual Northwest Communication Association conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Brown, B. C., & Baldwin, P. (2012). #weneedacure: A content analysis of motivational communication and connected presence in 2010 breast cancer awareness month tweets. Presented at the annual Eastern Communication Association Conference, Cambridge, MA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M., & Baldwin, P. (2012). Final conversations, phase II: Children and everyday communication. Presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Boxer, A., & Baldwin, P. K. (2012) Caregiver perceptions on pain management when caring for terminally ill hospice patients. Presented at Health Sciences Research Day, University of Missouri Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application).

 

Kreps, G., Mahon, M. A., Baldwin, P., & Stiller, C. (2011). Compassionate communication: Critical turning points in patient-provider interactions. Presented at the DC-area Health Communication Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Keeley, M., & Baldwin, P. (2011). Life’s in-between places: Children’s everyday talk and family rituals with a dying loved one. Presented at the DC-area Health Communication Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. K., Brown, B. C., Thaker, J. T., Witte, J., Rowan, K., & Maibach, E. (2011). TV meteorologists as great science teachers:  The rhetorical and explanatory strategies of five meteorologists who explain climate science to their audiences. Presented at the Eastern Communication Conference, Arlington, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Masone, M., Hall, J., & Turner, J. (2011). Safe spaces for dangerous talk: Organizational empowerment for sexual assault disclosure. Presented at the Eastern Communication Conference, Arlington, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2011). I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always: Emotional tyranny in the workplace. Presented at the Eastern Communication Conference, Arlington, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Kreps, G. L, Villagran, M. M., Trowbridge, J., Baldwin, P., Barbier, Y., Chang, A., Jun, J., Tucker, M., Saxton-Ross, A. & Melancon, H. (2011). Evaluation of the influence of an urban community park revitalization on African-American youth physical activity. Presented at the Eastern Communication Conference, Arlington, VA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Nisbet, M. C., & Maibach, E. W.  (2010). Reframing a contested public issue: Global warming and public health. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Witte, J., Baldwin, P., Rowan, K., & Maibach, E. (2010). TV meteorologists as informal climate change educators: An assessment of “best practices.” Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2009). Nonverbal grieving cues in children: Who’s watching whom? Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., Wittenberg-Lyles, E., Parker Oliver, D., & Demiris, G. (2009). An examination of the communication dynamics resulting from the structural characteristics and multiple roles of the interdisciplinary team hospice chaplain. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P., & Querques, C. (2008). The emerging generation: Has the constructed homosexual identity communicated in media changed their attitudes? Poster presentation at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Pittsburgh, PA.  (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Baldwin, P. (2008). Chocolat: Reinventing the fairy tale. Presented at University of North Texas New Voices, New Research Undergraduate and Graduate Conference, Denton, TX. (writer, data collection & analysis, scholarship of application)

 

Works in Progress

 

Differently Normed: A Panoramic View of Nonverbal Communication:  This is an on-going research project using archival data from previous class projects to given insight to the nonverbal communication violations expressed when people react to the differently normed. 

 

Young Caregivers: This project examines the effects of caregiving on young caregivers.

 

Death Cafés: The doulas of death communication:  This project examines the experience of the Death Café facilitators.

 

 

 

 

SERVICE

 

         Departmental Service

 

2018

Š  Department search committee member to fill Visiting Professor position

Š  My portion of Department Chair duties for Winter/Spring 2018 terms: Interface with external-to-department entities

Š  Per RAs’ request, multiple presentations to dorm students to discuss effective utilization of communication for student success

 

 

 

 

2017

Š  Per the RAs’ request, multiple presentations to dorm students to discuss effective communication and conflict

 

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Pre-tenure

 

2016

Š  Per the RAs’ request, multiple presentations to dorm students to discuss effective communication and conflict

2016

Š  Conflict & Communication Seminar, incoming RAs

2015

Š  Per the RAs’ request, multiple presentations to dorm students to discuss effective communication and conflict

2014-2015    

Š  Tenure track faculty search committee member

 

 

         Division Service

 

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Pre-tenure

 

2016-2017

Š  Honors Thesis Advisor, Kristine Eck

Fall 2016

Š  Faculty Senate Campus Curriculum committee member

2014-2016    

Š  Faculty Senate Campus Curriculum committee member

 

 

         University Service

 

2018-2023

Š  Managing Editor, PURE Undergraduate Journal

2016-2017

Š  IRB committee

2015-2016

Š  Prof Chat

Š  Organizer and host for WOU Death Café

2014-2017

Š  Faculty Senate Representative, Student Media Board

2014

Š  Faculty Fireside Chat

Š  Quantitative Literacy work group

Š  Performance role in The Vagina Monologues production held during Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Š  Organizer and host for WOU’s first Death Café

Š  Learning Seminar Faculty Panel, student-nominated

 

         Service to Profession

 

2017-2018

Š  NCA Annual Conference Planning Committee, Pre-Conference Planner, SLC, UT, 2018

2018 (Invited)

Š  Health Communication

2017 (Invited)

Š  Reviewer, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Š  Reviewer, Death Studies

Š  Reviewer, Health Communication

Š  Reviewer, Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice

 

 

Pre-tenure

 

2016 (Invited)

Š  Reviewer, Qualitative Research in Medicine & Healthcare

Š  Reviewer, Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice

Š  Reviewer, Journal of Palliative Medicine

Š  Reviewer, Death Studies

Š  Reviewer, Health Communication

Š  Reviewer, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

2015 (Invited)

Š  Reviewer, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Š  Reviewer, Journal of Palliative Medicine

Š  Reviewer, Health Communication

Š  Reviewer, Death Studies

Š  Reviewer, Southern Communication Journal, Family Communication and Health Special Issue 2014          

Š  Reviewer, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Š  Reviewer, Communication Quarterly Journal

Š  Chair, NCA Health Communication Division

Š  Panelist, Texas State University, How to Make the Most of Your Communication Studies Major

Š  Speaker, Texas State University, I Study Cancer, I Don’t Have Cancer! Lessons from Personal Health Communication Experiences

Š  Reviewer, NCA Health Communication Division

Š  Reviewer, Patient Education and Counseling-Special Edition

Š  Reviewer, Health Communication

Š  Reviewer, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 

 

2012                

Š  Reviewer, Communication Quarterly (Invited)

Š  Reviewer, Death Studies  (Invited)

Š  Reviewer, NCA Health Communication Division

Š  Chair & Respondent, NCA Health Communication Division

Š  Respondent, ECA Health Communication Division Top Paper                     

Š  Reviewer, ECA Health Communication Division

2011 & 2012    

Š  Reviewer, Research on Aging Journal

Š  Secretary, ECA Health Communication Division

Š  Communication Graduate Student Association representative liaison, Graduate & Professional Student Assn., George Mason University

2011                 

Š  Panelist, GMU Basic Course Teaching Academy, The Guide to the GTA Balancing Act

Š  Volunteer, NCA national conference

Š  Reviewer, NCA Eurasian Communication Assn. of North America Division

Š  Reviewer, ECA, James C. McCroskey & Virginia P. Richmond Undergraduate Scholars

Š  Graduate Representative, NCA GMU Communication Department Graduate Fair

 

2010 & 2011    

Š  President, Communication Graduate Student Association, George Mason University

Š  Manager, DC-area Health Communication conference (first biennial)

2010                   

Š  Graduate Representative, NCA GMU Communication Department Graduate Fair

Š  Invited guest speaker, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Orientation, George Mason University, Strategies for Success

Š  Volunteer, NCA national conference

2009                

Š  Volunteer, NCA national conference

 

 

         Community Service

 

2017-2018        Whale Watching Spoken Here volunteer (Depoe Bay, Lincoln City)

 

 

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Pre-tenure

 

2016                  Whale Watching Spoken Here volunteer, (Depoe Bay, Lincoln City)

2014-2016        Invited guest speaker, PCL

                                                  Volunteer, Independence Dog Park

2013-2014        Volunteer, Independence Dog Park

                          Volunteer, Oregon Symphony Association of Salem

                          Holiday for Heroes – coordinated class project to complete and send holiday   cards to active military, wounded military and veterans

2010-2011        In-patient facility volunteer, administrative assistance and guest speaker, Capitol Caring (Hospice Division)

2011                  Volunteer, GMU Center for Global Education

                          Invited guest speaker, Pohick Library Speaker Series, Burke, VA, Understanding Hospice Care Today

2010                  Invited keynote speaker, Frederick County Office of Environmental Sustainability Commission, Effective Communication Strategies for Sustainability Issues

2010                Invited guest speaker, Baltimore Regional Sustainability (Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Hartford and Howard Counties), Global Warming’s Six Americas 2008-2010

2009                  Faculty Advisor, Presidential Inaugural Youth Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

                  Professional

 

International Communication Association

National Communication Association

         Family Communication Division

         Health Communication Division

         Interpersonal Division

Eastern Communication Association

         Health Communication Division

Association for Business Communication

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine