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Jayne R. Goode, Ph.D.


Emerging Majority Students in Higher Education and Partisanship and Political Difference Expert

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Dr. Jayne R. Goode is an Associate Professor of Communications at Governors State University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in Communication Studies from Ball State University, before earning her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Missouri. Dr. Goode serves as secretary of the Faculty Senate,  a member of the Honors Program Faculty Advisory Board, Division Assessment Committee, as well as Graduate Director of Communication, Media and Performance MA.

Dr. Goode's Research Focus:

  • Emerging majority students in higher education
  • Partisanship and political difference 

Relevant Work:

  • Goode, J. R., Morris, K. K., Smith, B., & Tweddle, J. C. (Accepted May, 2021). Why aren’t my students reading: Faculty & student research unveiling the hidden curriculum of course material usage. Submitted to the International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning.
  • Goode, J. R., Knight, K., Denker, K. J., & Cronin-Fisher, V. (Published Online January, 2021). Political Difference in marriage: Wife’s gender linked fate and relational conflict. Communication Studies.
  • Goode, J. R., Radovic-Fanta, J., & Cipra, A. (Published Online December, 2020). Dissonance, detachment and college student identity: An exploration of identity gaps in the emerging majority student. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication.
  • Goode, J. R., Denker, K. J., Cortese, D., Carlson, L., & Morris, K. K. (2020). Intrusive teaching: The strain of care labor, identity and the emerging majority in higher education. Journal of Communication Pedagogy, 3, 49-64.
  • Bose, S., Goode, J. R., & Radovic-Fanta, J. (2020). The ambient power of the college campus: Spatiality and the emerging majority experience. In S. Lee (Ed.), Exploring the opportunities and challenges of college students (pp. 37-56). NY: NOVA.
  • Goode, J. R. (2019). Family communication and political identities: A negative case analysis of parental partisan socialization. In S. Symonds LeBlanc (Ed.), Casing the family: Theoretical and applied approaches to understanding family communication (pp. 187-195). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Dr. Goode  is available to talk about communications, emerging majority students in higher education, and partisanship and political difference. If you would like to arrange an interview with Dr. Goode, please contact Zion Banks, Media & External Relations, 708.235.7685 or