Kenneth J. Levine

Associate Professor - School of Communication Studies

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Dr. Levine earned a B.S. in Communication from Miami University (OH), a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, an M.A. in Communication from Cleveland State University and a Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University.  Dr. Levine held an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Illinois State University and Emerson College before coming to the University of Tennessee, where he is now an Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies.  His research interests focus on information transfer, leadership, organizational communication and brainstorming.  He is excited about the possibilities of using his social science expertise to help understand and apply the knowledge within the iBME.

Focus Areas:  Information Transfer | Work and Organizational Socialization | Organizational Communication | Small Group Communication | Leadership

Skills and Expertise:  Quantitative Research Methodology | Statistics | Survey Development

Selected Publications:

The Patient Hand-off: An Investigation Into How Patient Information is Transferred
K.J. Levine, M. Goldman, and D.A. Taylor, Phoenix, AZ. International Communication Association, 2012.
Impact of Multitasking on Listening Effectiveness in the Learning Environment
A. Kushniryk and K.J. Levine, The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 3, no. 2, 2012.
Communicating in the 21st-centruy Workplace: A Theory of Communication Nexus.
K.J. Levine, S. Allard, and C. Tenopir, In M. A. Rahim (Ed.), Current topics in management. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, vol. 16, pp. 123-142, 2012.
Trust Me! Wikipedias Credibility Among College Students
N. Clark, D.M. Haygood, and K.J. Levine, International Journal of Instructional Media, vol. 38, pp. 17-25, 2011.
Perceived Value of Scholarly Articles
C. Tenopir, S.L. Allard, B.J. Bates, K.J. Levine, D.W. King, B. Birch, R. Mays, and C. Caldwell, Learned Publishing, vol. 24, pp. 123-132, 2011.
Measuring Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: Why Isn't Charisma Measured?
K.J. Levine, R.A. Muenchen, and A.M. Brooks, Communication Monographs, vol. 77, pp. 576-591, 2010.
Design Engineers and Technical Professionals at Work: Observing Information Usage in the Workplace
S. Allard, K.J. Levine, and C. Tenopir, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 60, pp. 1-12, 2009.
Effects of Brief Training on Brainstorming
S.A. Blomstrom, F.J. Boster, K.J. Levine, E.M.J. Butler, and S.L. Levine, North Dakota Journal of Communication, Speech & Theatre, vol. 21, pp. 41-50, 2008.
Voter Decision Making: The Tensions of Personal Identity, Personal Ethics and Personal Benefit
K.J. Levine, American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 49, pp. 63-77, 2005.
Misinformation Published on the Internet: It's Time to Update the Sullivan Rule
K.J. Levine, Proceedings from Informing Science + Information Technology Education conference, 2003.