Jeffrey A. Hall (PhD University of Southern California) is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas. He is the Vice-Chair and Convention Planner for the Human Communication and Technology Division of the National Communication Association. He was awarded the Early Career Award from the Interpersonal Communication Division of the National Communication Association. He has been interviewed by National Public Radio, USA Today, Time Magazine, Washington Post, Financial Times, US News and World Report, and CNN.