Faculty Profile

Jennifer Ziegler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director

Schnabel 8
219-464-5271
jennifer.ziegler@valpo.edu


Biography

Jennifer Ziegler currently serves as Graduate Program Director for the two Master of Science programs offered by the Department of Communication, M.S. in Digital Media and M.S. in Sports Media. She teaches courses in graduate digital media, including the Comm 500/501 Graduate Digital Media survey and the Comm 700/701 Graduate Projects course. Dr. Ziegler also teaches courses in her specialty area of organizational communication including Corporate Advocacy and Activist Communication.
Dr. Ziegler conducts research on the management and practice of safety in dangerous occupations with an emphasis on wildland firefighting. 

Education

Ph.D., Communication - University of Colorado at Boulder  
M.A., Speech Communication - University of Illinois  
B.S., Business Administration - Georgetown University