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Jenna Haugen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Management & Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Room 369
(502) 852-2837
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Jenna Haugen is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at the University of Louisville. She has a PhD in organizational communication from the University of Kansas. Her courses in Business Communication and Crafting Managerial Communication teach students the art of communication in a multitude of contexts from the elevator to the board room. Jenna leads the Social Enterprise Incubator in the College of Business and is passionate about developing leaders that are capable of contributing to their communities. She serves as the vice-president of community for the Young Professionals Association and was recently recognized by Louisville Business First as a Young Leader. She recently published an article on entrepreneurial passion and venture pitches and hopes to share her passion about communication and leadership with you.


  • PhD (Communication Studies) University of Kansas
  • MA (Communication ) Western Kentucky University
  • BA (Corporate & Organizational Communication ) Western Kentucky University

Awards & Honors

William A. Conboy Graduate Student Leadership Award, 2013

University of Kansas

Top Paper Panel Honors, Communication Theory Division, 2009

Central States Communication Association Convention

Lambda Phi Eta, Communication Honors Fraternity, 2006

Award of Excellence Scholarship, 2003-07

Western Kentucky University

Kentucky Colonel, 2003

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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