Jacqueline S. Emerine

Jacqueline S. Emerine

Jacqueline S. Emerine

  • Jacqueline S. Emerine is an Associate Professor of Communication and the Coordinator of the Public Relations program. Dr. Emerine came to Northern Kentucky University in 2007. Prior to NKU, she taught at Purdue University (Ft. Wayne), Kent State University and Bowling Green State University. She has a B.A. in Interpersonal Communication and an M.A. in Communication Education from Purdue University (Ft. Wayne) and a Ph.D. from Kent State University.

  • Dr. Emerine’s research focuses on instructional and interpersonal research, specifically in and out of class communication between the instructor and students, and how a positive relationship leads to increased learning. She is currently a member of a research team with Dr. Jimmie Manning, Dr. Stephanie Klatzke and Dr. Brooke Buckley, titled Dialoguing about Diversity that earned a grant to examine issues of diversity in the greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.

  • She has served on many university and departmental committees, including Faculty Senate, Teaching Effectiveness and Enhancement Committee (TEEC), and Admissions and Academic Policies Committee currently, and was a member of the Foundations for Excellence Committee, General Education Reform Committee, Faculty Benefits Committee, Planning Committee member for the 2011 Colleague-to-Colleague Conference, Member of the committee to Design and Suggest a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), on the QEP Implementation Committee (Phase 1), and the Co-Chair of the QEP Implementation Committee (Phase 2). In addition, she is on the Communication Graduate Council, has been the Coordinator of the Public Relations program since 2008, and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses.

  • Dr. Emerine lives in Loveland, Ohio with her husband Matt and son Mathew. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, her parents, sister, brother-in-law and nephews, Austin and Tyler.