Harris, Anastazja

Seeking Ph.D. in Organizational Comm & Technology

B.S. Degree: Psychology, with second major in Interpersonal/Organizational Communication, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. Degree: Communication Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
 
Current Research Interests: organizational hiring and selection; human-AI teaming and decision-making; training and development; group and team communication
 
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Keri Stephens
 
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2022
 

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 to be presented at the International Communication Association 71st Annual Conference, Denver, CO. (Virtual Conference).

Harris, A. G., Stephens, K. K., & Powers, C. J. (2020, November). Trainers at the Crossroads: Recovering from Inadvertent Equivocation During a Client Needs Assessment and Development Project. Presented at the National Communication Association 106th Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, United States. (Virtual Conference) Top Paper, Training & Development Division.

Stephens, K. K., Harris, A. G., & Zhu, Z. (2020, November). Zooming On Laptops and Texting on Phones at the Same Time: Understanding Multicommunicating, Differentiating It from Related Terms, and Determining Future Research. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 106th Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, United States. (Virtual Conference).

Stephens, K. K., James, S. J., Harris, A. G., & Robertson, B. W. (2020, November). Small Groups in a Big Basic Communication Course: Teaching and Measuring Collaborative Competencies and Pedagogical Strategies. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 106th Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, United States. (Virtual Conference).

Harris, A. G. (2020, September). The Impact of Artificial Intelligence’s Decision-Making Role on Applicant’s Perceived Interview Fairness and Behavior. Poster presented at the 2020 Organizational Communication Mini-Conference, University of South Florida. (Virtual Conference).

Stephens, K. K., Harris, A. G., Water, E. W. (2020, August). Multicommunicating and The Future of Work. Microsoft New Future of Work Virtual Symposium. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/publication/multicommunicating-... 

Harris, A. G. & Stephens, K. K. (2019, November). Realizing the value of using academic research to ground a training course on engaging the public in transportation planning. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Baltimore, MD. Top Panel Award, Training & Development Division.

Harris, A. G. (2017, November). Thought Leader or Mediator?: Student Leaders’ Use of Social Media During Michael Brown Controversy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX.

Stephens, K. K., Nader, K., Harris, A. G., Montagnolo, C., Hughes, A. L., Jarvis, S. A., Senarath, Y., Purohit, H., (2021). Online-computer-mediated interviews and observations: Overcoming challenges and establishing best practices in a human-AI teaming context (pp. 2896-2905). In T. Bui’s (Ed.). Proceedings of the 54th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Systems, Computer Society Press. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/70967

- Bruton Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School (2021)

- Good Systems Public Interest Technology Graduate Fellow (Summer 2020)

- Outstanding Graduate Student Community Member, Department of Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin (2020)

- Roderick P. Hart Student Achievement Award, Moody College of Communication (2017, 2018, 2020)

- Moody Graduate Fellowship, Moody College of Communication (2019 – 2021)

- Provost Supplemental Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School (2018 – 2019)

- Outstanding M.A. Student, Department of Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin (2017)

- Graduate School Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School (2017 – 2018)

- McNair Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School (2016 – 2017)