Dr. Jennifer Braddock, Ph.D

University of Florida
United States

Short bio

Jennifer Braddock holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication (2013) with a specialization in international and intercultural communication from the University of Florida. Prior to that, Dr. Braddock earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Communication Studies from Western Kentucky University (2004) and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration degree (2009) from Georgia Southern

University. Amongst these educational experiences, Dr. Braddock also has worked as the Pricing/Inside Sales manager for an international logistics provider and as the Assistant Director for Housing and Residence Life at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

With three degrees in hand, Dr. Braddock has continued teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at the University of Florida to include interpersonal communication, public speaking, business writing, multimedia writing, data literacy, global communication, research methods and communication theory. She also offered her services at Caada College in Redwood City, California, where she taught public speaking and introductory communication classes.

Dr. Braddock’s research agenda includes health communication and intercultural communication among other interests. She and her colleagues have presented their research at conferences from Auckland to Paris and many cities in between, resulting in twenty plus journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Braddock wrote and published a web-based textbook entitled, Becoming global citizens: A handbook for international media and communications.

In 2021, Dr. Braddock joined the Education team at the National Society of Leadership and Success where she develops curriculum that leverages her years of live and online teaching experience to form active, and effective, learning environments. Her work as a learning designer for the NSLS is focused on ways to help learners and leaders obtain the skills they need to advance their own interests, passions, and careers as a means of positively impacting communities.