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Jennifer J. Bute

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Adjunct Faculty, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Faculty, Communication Privacy Management Center
Translational Scholar, IUPUI Center for Translating Research into Practice
(317) 274-2090
CA 307J

Education

Education

  • PhD, University of Illinois 2007
  • MA, Ball State University 1998
  • BS, Ball State University 1997

Awards

Awards

TEACHING

  • School of Liberal Arts Trustees Teaching Award, 2015
  • Outstanding Professor across the Campus, honored by IUPUI Athletics, 2017

RESEARCH 

  • IPFW Distinguished Lecturer for the College of Arts and Sciences, 2017
  • IUPUI Research Trailblazer Award, School of Liberal Arts Nominee, 2016
  • Central States Communication Association Federation Prize, April 2016
  • Bill Eadie Distinguished Award for a Scholarly Article, Applied Communication Division, National communication Association, 2013
  • Top Four Paper Award, Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2013
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Communication Studies, Ball State University, 2013
  • Top Four Paper Award, Health Communication Interest Group, Central States Communication Association, 2010
  • Top Three Paper Award, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, National Communication Association, 2008
  • Top Paper Award, International Communication Association, Interpersonal Communication Division, 2008
  • Award for the Analysis of Interpersonal Communication in Applied Settings, International Communication Association, Interpersonal Communication Division, 2008

Publications

Publications

Bute, J.J., Bowers, C., & Park, D. (2021). Parents’ communication work in the management of  food allergies. Health Communication. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2021.1880051 

 Bartholomew, J.B., & Bute, J.J. (2021). Exploring internal medicine interns’ educational  experiences of opioid addiction: A narrative analysis. Health Communication. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2021.1939232 

 Walker, K.K., Head, K.J., Bute, J.J., Owens, H., & Zimet, G.D. (2021). Mothers’ sources and strategies for managing COVID-19 uncertainties during the early pandemic months. Journal of Family Communication. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15267431.2021.1928135 

 Brann, M., Bute, J. J., & Scott, S. F. (2020). Qualitative assessment of bad news delivery  practices during miscarriage diagnosis. Qualitative Health Research, 30(2), 258-267. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1049732319874038 

Bute, J. J., & Brann, M. (2020). Tensions and contradictions in interns’ communication about  unexpected pregnancy loss. Health Communication, 35(5), 529-537. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2019.1570429 

Bute, J. J., Brann, M., & Hernandez, R. (2019). Exploring societal-level privacy rules for  talking about miscarriage. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36(2), 379-399. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407517731828 

Bute, J. J., Broome, S. B., Marcus, J. N., Mikulcik, S., & Vickery, B. (2018). Development of  a patient‐centric food allergy research program: A model for action. Allergy, 73(7), 1551-1553. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13452 

 Head, K. J., & Bute, J. J. (2018). The influence of everyday interpersonal communication on  the medical encounter: An extension of Street’s ecological model. Health Communication33(6), 786-792. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1306474  

Service

Service

UNIVERSITY  

  • School of Liberal Arts Research Advisory Committee, 2019-2021  
  • Department of Communication Studies Director of Graduate Studies, 2014-2016 

COMMUNITY 

  • Health Care Task Force, Life Perspectives, 2021-present 
  • Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) Research Advisory Board (competitively selected), 2018-2020 
  • Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) Outcomes Research Advisory Board (competitively selected), 2016-2019 

DISCIPLINE  

  • Health Communication, Senior Editor, 2015-2018  
  • Health Communication, Editorial Board Member, 2007-present  

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Health communication, interpersonal communication, everyday talk about health and illness, communication about reproduction health, communication about food allergies

Location

Location:
CA 307J