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Jacob Matig

Visiting Assistant Professor

First-Year Integrated Core & BUS


Profile

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Communication University of Kentucky
  • Master of Arts, Communication Northern Kentucky University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English and Public Relations Xavier University

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Director, First Year Integrate Core Farmer School of Business, Miami University July 2019 - Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Farmer School of Business, Miami University August 2018 - Present
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky August 2014 - May 2018
  • Marketing Consultant TriHealth October 2011 - July 2014 Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator Cincinnati Children's Hospital / University of Cincinnati Physicians June 2010 - October 2011 Corporate Communications Coordinator TriHealth November 2005 - June 2010
  • Communications Associate Mercy Health System of Northwest Arkansas September 2003 - November 2005

Recent Publications

  • Frisby, B. N., Matig, J. J., & Harris, C. J. (2019). Stress and coping following the death of a parent. Invited book chapter to be included in J. A. Theiss & K. Greene (Eds.), Contemporary studies of relationships, health, and wellness, pp. 200-219.
  • Wombacher, K. A., Dai, M., Matig, J. J., & Harrington, N. G. (2018). Using the integrative model of behavioral prediction to understand college students' STI testing beliefs, intentions, and behaviors. The Journal of American College Health. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2018.1454928
  • Wombacher, K. A., Matig, J. J., Sheff, S. E., & Scott, A. M. (2018). It just kind of happens: College students' rationalizations for blackout drinking. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2017.1384351 Dai, M., Wombacher, K. A., Matig, J. J., & Harrington, N. G. (2018). Using the integrative model of behavioral prediction to understand college students' hookup beliefs, intentions, and behaviors. Health Communication, 33, 1078-1087. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2017.1331306

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Top Student Paper, Interpersonal Division, Southern States Communication Association
  • 2016 Interpersonal Communication Research Fellowship, University of Kentucky
  • 2015 Top Paper, Interpersonal Division, Southern States Communication Association
  • 2014 Outstanding Researcher (Department of Communication), Northern Kentucky University
  • 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student (Department of Communication), Northern Kentucky University

Biography

Jacob (Jake) Matig is a Visiting Assistant Professor (BUS 102) and Assistant Director of the First Year Integrated Core. Dr. Matig joined the Farmer School of Business in August 2018 upon earning a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Kentucky. Prior to pursuing an academic career, he worked as a marketing communications specialist within the healthcare sector for more than 10 years. He regularly calls upon this diverse background in his current role teaching BUS 102, and enjoys having the opportunity to help students in the FYIC grow in their confidence as oral and written communicators. Dr. Matig has research interests interpersonal communication and health communication, particularly how issues of identity are implicated in everyday health decisions.

Courses

  • BUS 102 SECTIONS
Jacob Matig

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • M/T/W/R 12:30PM-2:30PM
  • Also By Appointment

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