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  • Dr. Jessica A. Harvey

    Assistant Professor of Communication
    Fred Rogers Scholars, Faculty

    Prep Hall, Room 206  
    (724) 805-2821  
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    Office Hours:
    M/F: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    T: 1 - 2 p.m.
    or by appointment 


    Ph.D. University of Washington
    M.A. Arizona State University
    B.A., Purdue University

    Dr. Harvey's CV 

    Courses Taught

    CA 100: Introduction to Mass Media
    CA 120: Public Presentation
    CA 201: Communication Research Methods
    CA 240: Public Relations Strategies
    CA 281: Children and the Media
    CA 381: Research on Children and the Media


    Faculty Research Grant, Saint Vincent College, 2014-15
    Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Scholarships, 2007-2008
    Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award, Dept. of Communication, University of Washington, 2006
    Graduate Student Top Scholar Award Fellowship, University of Washington, 2004
    Top 5 Campus Instructors of the Year Award, International Institute of the Americas, 2003
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member 2002
    Instructor of the Month Award, International Institute of the Americas, 1999


    Manusov, V., Docan-Morgan, T., & Harvey, J. (forthcoming). Nonverbal firsts: When nonverbal
    cues are the impetus of relational and personal change in romantic relationships. In A.
    Kostic and D. Chadee (Eds). Social Psychology of Nonverbal Communications.
    Macmillan Publishers Limited

    Kam, J., Ningxin, C., & Harvey, J., (2014). Latino and European American early adolescents’
    exposure to music with substance-use references: Examining parent-child communication
    as a moderator. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 185-196.

    Docan-Morgan, D., Manusov, V. & Harvey, J. (2013). When a small thing means so much:
    Nonverbal cues as turning points in relationships. Interpersona,7(1), 110-124.

    Manusov, V., & Harvey, J. (2011). Bumps and tears on the road to the presidency: Media
    framing of nonverbal events in the 2008 democratic election. Western Journal of
    Communication, 75(3), 282-303.

    Waldron, V., Kelley, D., & Harvey, J. (2008). Forgiving tactics and relational outcomes. In M.
    T. Motley (Ed). Studies in Applied Interpersonal Communication (pp. 165-183).
    Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

    Service to Students

    MAD COMM, SVC Communication Club, Faculty Advisor 2013-present