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Jamie Foster Campbell

Doctoral Candidate



Jamie Foster Campbell is a third year Ph.D. student. After earning her B.A. in Communication from the University of San Francisco, she completed her M.A. in Communication from San Francisco State University. Her Master's thesis titled Digital Communication in Romantic Relationship Development Over Time: A Dialectical Dilemma examined how technology is reshaping romantic partners’ interactions and how they manage dialectical tensions throughout their relational history. Jamie is currently a research assistant for Zizi Papacharissi and has taught Fundamentals of Communication and Introduction to Communication at UIC. Before joining the program in 2016, she also taught classes on interpersonal communication, critical thinking and persuasion, and quantitative methods at various colleges in northern California. She has presented her work at the National Communication Association, the International Communication Association, the Association of Internet Researchers, and the Western States Communication Association. Upon completion of her doctoral program, Jamie hopes to continue researching interpersonal communication and teaching college-level courses. 


B.A. in Communication, University of San Francisco
M.A. in Communication, San Francisco State University