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Associate Teaching Professor
Professional Effectiveness

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Dr. Jennifer Bone is an associate teaching professor at the Leeds School of Business. She received her PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2007), her MA from Colorado State University (2000), and her BA from Cornell University (1997).

Jennifer teaches undergraduate and graduate-level business communication courses including communication strategy, essential management skills, negotiation and conflict resolution, business writing and communication, women and leadership, and communication pedagogy. She also facilitates workshops on a variety of topics including conflict management, executive presence, presentational speaking, storytelling, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Previously, Jennifer served as the associate chair for the Professional Effectiveness division and was responsible for recruitment and hiring, course curriculum and development, scheduling, and collaborating across divisions to provide additional support as needed. She also served as the basic course director at Colorado State University.

Jennifer’s research examines communicative practices that restrict marginalized groups from leadership advancement. Specifically, she studies conflict management and negotiation practices to understand how communicative norms in leadership impact women. Jennifer has coauthored the textbook, Invitation to Human Communication, published articles in regional journals including Western Journal of Communication and Women’s Studies in Communication, and written instructor’s manuals and teaching supplements for public speaking textbooks.