Doucet, Cassidy

Seeking Ph.D., Organizational Communication and Technology

Hometown: Iowa, LA
B.A. Degree: Public Relations, Universtiy of Louisiana at Lafayette
M.S. Degree: Organizational/Interpersonal Communication and Public Relations, Universtiy of Louisiana at Lafayette
 
Current research interests: Organizing, Health Communication, Women’s Health, Risk, Organizational Technology, Compassion, Work-Life Balance  
 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Keri Stephens
 
Projected graduation: Spring 2023
 

Stephens, K. K., Tich, K. P., Harris, A. G., & Doucet, C. (accepted). Helping employees when a crisis hits: Using lists and stories in employer emails to motivate protective action taking & sensemaking. Paper submitted at the 2021 International Communication Association Conference, Denver, CO. (Virtual Conference)  

Doucet, C. S. (accepted). Compassion, crisis, and organizational communication. Paper submitted at the 2021 International Communication Association Conference, Denver, CO. (Virtual Conference)

Stephens, K. K., Tich, K. P., Harris, A. G., & Doucet, C. (accepted). Helping employees during a global crisis: Using crisis narratives in employer emails to motivate sensemaking and protective action taking. Paper submitted at International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference. (Virtual Conference) 

Stephens, K. K., Doucet, C. S., Bukowski, R. K., Gaither, K., Schultz, K. W., Semararo, D., & Zariphopoulou, T. (2020, Dec. 13-17). Comprehending pregnancy risk with the assistance of a computational decision-making model. Virtual presentation at the Society for Risk Analysis 2020 Annual Meeting. (Virtual Conference)

Doucet, C. S. (2020, Nov. 19-22). Supporting working mothers: Effects of social support through employer communication. Presented as a research escalator in the Organizational Communication Division at the 2020 National Communication Association Conference. (Virtual Conference)

Doucet, C. S. & Montagnolo, C. (2020, Nov. 19-22). Disclosing mental illness: Effect of in-group/out-group identity on the Health Disclosure Decision-Making Model.  Presented as a research escalator in the Health Communication Division at the 2020 National Communication Association Conference. (Virtual Conference)

Doucet, C. S. (2020, April 1-5). Investigation of sorority members’ perceptions of hazing and their communication networks. Paper presentation accepted at the 90th Annual Southern States Communication Association Convention, Frisco, TX. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19). 

Stephens, K. K., Harris, A. H., Tich, K., Doucet, C. S., Powers, C. J., & Murthy, D. (2020, Mar. 26-28).  Sharing health information during disasters: Using findings from private social media and machine learning studies to set a research agenda. [Conference Session].  2020 Towards Health Futures, Austin, TX. https://events.mccombs.utexas.edu/event/545c4b49-dc3d-41b7-8784-b4cab12e... (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19).

Doucet, C. S. (2020, Feb. 26). Investigation of Sorority Members’ Perceptions of Hazing and Their Communication Networks: Using and Theory of Planned Behavior and Diffusion of Innovations. Poster presented at the St. David’s CHPR conference, Austin, TX. 

Doucet, C. S. (2019, April 27). Investigation of sorority members’ perceptions of hazing and their communication networks: Using Theory of Planned Behavior and Diffusion of Innovations. Presentation delivered at the Louisiana Communication Association Conference, Lafayette, LA. 

Doucet, C. S. & Estrada, P. (2018, Oct. 25-28). Are Facebook video ads ruining Facebook? User responses to Facebook’s mid-roll video ads. Presentation delivered at the 23rd annual Arab-U.S. Association of Communication Educators Conference, Lafayette, LA. (Recipient of the AUSACE Excellence in Graduate Research Award – first place).

- Center for Health Communication Doctoral Fellowship, UT Austin (2020-2021)

- Outstanding First Year Graduate Student, Department of Communication Studies, UT Austin (2019-2020)

- Moody Graduate Fellowship (2020-2023)

- Provost Supplement Fellowship (2019-2020)

- Graduate Research Showcase Paper Competition, Professional & Social Sciences Category, 2nd place (2019)

- AUSACE Excellence in Graduate Research Award, 1st place (2018)

- Brad Wedlock Memorial Scholarship (2017 - 2018)

- Lori Dahm Scholarship (2017-2018)