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Kristy Jagiello

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 332

Education

PhD, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (expected May 2019)                                MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (May 2015)                                                  BA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (May 2013)

Focus of Graduate Studies

Doctoral student in interpersonal communication with an interest in close relationships, difficult conversations, and marginalized identities.

Research Interests

My research interests include conflict in and dissolution of close relationships, uncertainty and (dis)satisfaction in romantic relationships, communicating marginalized identities, and communication related to coming out as LGBTQ in close relationships.

Teaching Experience

Commun 101: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication                                                                  Commun 402: Gender and Communication

Publications

Blight, M., Jagiello, K., & Ruppel, E. K. (2015). “Same stuff different day: A mixed-method study of support-seeking on Facebook.” Computers in Human Behavior, 53, 366-373.

Conference Presentations

Baker, B. M. A., Jagiello, K., & Lambertz-Berndt, M. (2015, April). The dichotomy of dissolution in same-sex relationships. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association annual convention, Madison, WI.*

Blight, M., Jagiello, K., Donelan, J., & Smith, T. (2015, April). Online and offline social support: Satisfaction and Facebook intensity. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association annual convention, Madison, WI.

Gross, C. M., & Jagiello, K. (2015, April). Who would you let your child play with: An exploration of parental and non-parental attitudes toward same-sex parents. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association annual convention, Madison, WI.

Fylling, S. Q., & Jagiello, K. (2016, November). Jealousy and envy in small groups: A critical synthesis. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Jagiello, K., Fisher, V. A., & Gross, C. M. (2016, November). I didn’t deserve this and neither does anyone else: A qualitative analysis of the function of online postings regarding ex romantic partners. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Jagiello, K., Lambertz-Berndt, M., & Baker, B. M. A. (2016, November). Distancing the B in LGBTQ: Exploring hurtful messages related to bisexuals’ identity. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Jagiello, K. (2017, November). “It really does get better”: An analysis of online coming out narratives. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Dallas, TX.

*Top student paper