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Dr. Rose Helens-Hart

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Office: McCartney Hall 320
Office Phone: (785) 628-4019

Ph.D. Communication Studies- University of Kansas, 2015
M.I.S. Masters in International Studies- North Carolina State University, 2008
B.A. Journalism and Public Communication- University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006

Courses Taught:
BCOM 210: Professional Development
BCOM 301: Business Communication

Research Activities:
Business and Organizational Communication
Critical and Feminist Theory

Peer Reviewed Published Work
Helens-Hart, R. (2015). Heeding the Call: Hilary Clinton's rhetoric of identification and women's human rights at the Fourth World Conference on Women. Ohio Communication Journal, 35, 70-86.

D'Enbeau, S., Villamil, A., & Helens-Hart, R. (2015). Transcending work-life tensions: A transnational feminist analysis of work and gender in the Middle East, North Africa, and India. Women's Studies in Communication, 38(3). 273-294. doi: 10.1080/07491409.2015.1062838

Helens-Hart (2015). Relational framing theory and coming-out narratives: A data analysis activity. Communication Teacher, 29(4), 1-5.

Helens-Hart, R. (2014). Finding value in fan labor and "all things Web": A case study of Tosh.O. Transformative Works of Media and Culture, 15. Retrieved from

Helens-Hart, R. (2013). Society of Conceptual Logistics in Communication Research (Media Review). Women in Language, 36, 129-130.

Book Chapters
Helens-Hart, R. (2014). The elevator speech. In R. Helens-Hart, P. Wagner, C. Bird, & A. Quenette (Eds.). Speaker-Audience Communication: COMS 130/132 Handbook.

Helens-Hart, R. (2014). Understanding and avoiding plagiarism. In R. Helens-Hart, P. Wagner, C. Bird, & A. Quenette (Eds.). Speaker-Audience Communication: COMS 130-132

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Helens-Hart, R. (2015, May 08). Employability. Retrieved from

Helens-Hart, R. (2014, January 29). Feminist Communicology of Organization. Retrieved from

Rose Helens-Hart teaches courses in professional development and business and corporate communication. Her research interests are in the areas of employability and identity management. She completed her PhD in Organizational Communication from the University of Kansas, Master's degree in International Studies from North Carolina State University, and a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

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