Dr. Jenna Abetz
Assistant Professor, Degree Completion

Dr. Jenna Abetz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. She holds an undergraduate degree in History from James Madison University, a master’s degree in Women’s Studies from San Diego State University, and Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dr. Abetz’ research is informed by qualitative and critical approaches to communication, with a particular focus on the construction and negotiation of identity. Her work on emerging adulthood, dual-career couples, and mother-daughter relationships has been featured in numerous professional publications, including, Women’s Studies in Communication, the Western Journal of Communication, and Communication Studies.