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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Joy Daggs

Dr. Joy Daggs

Email

Office

144 Wells Hall

Phone

660.562.1439
660.562.1947 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2012

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Communication, University of Missouri (2008)
  • M.A. Communication Studies, University of Northern Iowa (2003)
  • B.A. English Communications, William Woods University (1998)

Courses Taught

  • 29-102 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • 29-225 Intercultural Communication
  • 29-260 Public Relations Techniques
  • 29-420 Crisis Communication
  • 77-101 University Seminar

Academic Interests

  • Freshman Student Transition
  • Communication Teaching
  • Gender and Communication
  • Organizational Impression management and socialization

Scholarly Activity

  • Finalist for the Paul F. Fidler Grant with co-author Dr. Alisha Francis (2015)

Published Articles

  • Egbert, N. Daggs, J. L., Reed, P. (2015).  Students’ perceptions and misperceptions of the communication major: Opportunities and challenges of reputation, Journal for the Association of Communication Administrators, 35, 1, 12-22.
  • Shadinger, D. A. & Daggs, J. L. (2014). Metamorphosis Stage 2: Year two of a student-run public relations agency experience, Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education, 6, 131-143.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013).  What’s the policy?: Exploring Sexual Harassment Policies in Organizations.  In Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom. M. J. Murphy & E. N. Ribarsky (eds.) Lanham, MD:  Rowan & Littlefield.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2011).  Organizational face:  Examining the communication of organizational identity through emotional labor.  Iowa Journal of Communication, 43, 150-169.
  • Olson, L. N., Daggs, J. L., Ellevold, B. L., Rogers, T. K. K. (2007).  Entrapping the innocent:  Toward a theory of luring communication.  Communication Theory, 17, 231-251.

Selected Unpublished Convention Papers

  • Egbert, N. Daggs, J. L., Reed, P. (2016).  Students’ perceptions and misperceptions of the communication major: Opportunities and challenges of reputation.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2015, November).  Using Organizational Socialization and Uncertainty Reduction Theory to illuminate the first year transition experience.  Paper presented at the meeting of the National Communication Association in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2015, April).  Examining Organizational Osmosis in Life-enrichment Organizations:  A qualitative study.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Madison, WI.
  • Strauch, J. & Daggs, J. L. (2015, April).  We’ve got something to say! Female fans reaching out and connecting on social media.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Madison, WI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2011, April).  Do Greek organizational alumni have a home in academia?:  A qualitative study of impression management.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Milwaukee, WI. 
    • **Top 3 Paper in Organizational and Professional Communication Division
  • Daggs, J. L., Brown, J. A., Grgurich, A. C. & Spann, C. M.  (2011, April).  Finding a home for the silent majority:  Why communication should take the lead in the study of single people in America. Paper presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Milwaukee, WI.

Selected Conference Presentations (no paper)

  • Daggs, J. L. (2017, March).  “Off without a hitch:  Applying crisis management techniques to event planning (a G. I. F. T. presentation).  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2017, March). New Media Technologies as Tools for Mentoring and Retention.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2017, March). Creating a Place for All Students: Teaching Strategies for Teaching Upper Level Communication Courses to Non-Majors.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Foundations for classroom civility. Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Fun Foundations for Learning:  Top 2 in the in the Basic Course.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Unequal Footings for Faculty: Exploration of Implications of Being Childless within the Academic Foundation (Top Panel).  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Discussing “controversial” or “difficult” issues in the classroom.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  The role of mentoring in communication education.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Teaching about privilege to the privileged:  Establishing a foundation for new perspectives.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Getting past Golden:  Building on the Feminist Foundation laid by The Golden Girls.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2016, April).  Establishing foundations with the Basic Course.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2015, April) I’m a Feminist Football Fan!  A Discussion on Reconciling Feminist Viewpoints and Sports Fandom.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Madison, WI.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2015, April) Doing it Alone:  Challenging the Paired Norm in Academia. Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Madison, WI. 
  • Daggs, J. L. (2014, November) Our Pasts and Possibilities for the Future:  Overcoming Challenges and Implementing Innovative Strategies for Enhancing State Associations.  Presented at the meeting of the National Communication Association in Chicago, IL.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2014, September).  Looking Back, Looking Forward:  Exploring Changes in Teaching Intercultural Communication over the last 50 years.  Presented at the meeting of the Iowa Communication Association in Ankeny, IA.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2014, April) Elevating Networking Opportunities for Undergraduate Students.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2014, April) Elevating Standardization:  Examining the Pros and Cons of Standardization in Entry Level Freshman Courses and the Effects on the Basic Course.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2014, April) “Service Courses,” “Easy A’s” and Parodies in “The Onion,” Elevating the Communication Discipline.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013, September). A Professional Courtesy:  A Service Veteran Friendly Classroom.  Presented at the meeting of the Iowa Communication Association, Ankeny, IA.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013, April). Focus on Focus Groups (a G. I. F. T. S. presentation.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Kansas City, MO.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013, April).  They served us, now we should serve them:  The impact of returning veterans in the classroom.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Kansas City, MO.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013, April).  Where did all the undergrads go?:  Communicating the possibilities of a Communication Major to Undergrads.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Kansas City, MO.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2013, April).  You don’t have to drive a Prius to teach a hybrid course.  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Kansas City, MO.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2011, September).  Freshman/Mentor relationships: The roles of mentors in freshman success and retention.  Presented at the meeting of the Iowa Communication Association in Ankeny, IA.
  • Daggs, J. L. (2011, April).  Helping students find their academic home:  How can communication faculty enhance the freshman transition course curriculum?  Presented at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association in Milwaukee, WI. 

 

Student Group Advisement

  • Phi Mu Sorority, Faculty Advisor
  • NW CommCats Communication Club

Other Professional Experiences

Professional Service

  • Central States Communication Association, Executive Committee Member at Large (2017-present)
  • Iowa Communication Association, Executive Committee Member at Large (2016-present)
  • Chair, Communication Assessment Division, National Communication Association (2016-present)
  • Chair, Communication Education Interest Group, Central States Communication Association, (2016-2017)—Interest Group Convention planner
  • Vice-Chair, Communication Assessment Division, National Communication Association (2015-2016)—Interest Group Convention Planner
  • Vice-Chair of Communication Education Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2014-2015)
  • Chair of the Women’s Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2012-2013)
    • Organized charity drive for Sheffield Place in Kansas City
  • Vice-Chair of the Women’s Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2011-2012)
    • Program Planner for the Women’s Caucus for the 2012 Conference
  • Secretary of the Women’s Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2010-2011)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Western Journal of Communication (2012-2013)
  • Member, Associate Editorial Board, Communication Studies (2012-present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Iowa Journal of Communication (2011-2015)
  • Session chair at Central States Communication Association (2003, 2006-2015)
  • Panel Respondent at Central States Communication Association (2010, 2012-2015)
  • Reviewer for Women’s Caucus, Communication Education, G. I. F. T. S., and Undergraduate Honors Conference, Central States Communication Association (2013-2015)