image002Jake Harwood



Department of Communication

University of Arizona

1103 E. University Blvd.

PO Box 210025

Watch downtown lecture: "Music: All this useless beauty" (October, 2018)
Vita (continuously updated)
Google Scholar Page
Communication and Music (Book Site)
Understanding Communication and Aging (Book Site)




Jake Harwood (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) is Professor of Communication at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on music and communication and intergroup communication processes. He is interested in the ways in which cognitive (e.g., stereotypes) and societal (e.g., mass media) representations of social groups (particularly age groups) relate to communication processes. His research draws on theories of social identity, intergroup behavior, and communication accommodation. He recently published Communication and Music. His recent journal publications have appeared in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Human Communication Research and the Communication Research. He is book review editor for the Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

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Ph.D. (1994), Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

M.A. (1991), Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

B.Sc. (1989), Psychology, University of Bristol, ENGLAND

International Baccalaureate (1986), United World College of the Atlantic, Llantwit Major, WALES

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My main teaching interests are in the area of quantitative/experimental research methods and statistics, communication and music, communication and aging, and intergroup communication. I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas. 


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External Links

University of Arizona

Department of Communication, University of Arizona

University of Arizona Grad College