Dr. Xiaowei Shi

Associate Professor

Dr. Xiaowei Shi
(615) 898-2275
Room 253, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Purdue University (2009)
  • MA, DePaul University (2003)
  • BA, Beijing Language and Culture University (1997)

Areas of Expertise

Upward Influence; Communication Goals and Cognitive Responses in advice-giving in the contexts of close relationships and supervisor-subordinate interaction.

Biography

Employment  

2016-present            Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Organizational Communication

2010-2015               Assistant Professor, Speech and Theater Department, Middle   Tennessee State University

2008-2010               ...

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Employment  

2016-present            Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Organizational Communication

2010-2015               Assistant Professor, Speech and Theater Department, Middle   Tennessee State University

2008-2010               Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University.

2007-2008                Graduate Lecturer, Department of Communication, Purdue University.

2003-2006               Instructor, Department of Communication, Purdue University.

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Publications

Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T., & McCree, M. (2017). Understanding the Influence of Self-Critical, Self-Managing, and Social-Assessing Self-Talk on Performance Outcomes in a Public Speaking Context. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 36(4), 356-378.

Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T. M., & McCree, M. (2015). The relationship of self-talk frequency to communication apprehension and public speaking anxiety. Personality and Individual Di...

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Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T., & McCree, M. (2017). Understanding the Influence of Self-Critical, Self-Managing, and Social-Assessing Self-Talk on Performance Outcomes in a Public Speaking Context. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 36(4), 356-378.

Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T. M., & McCree, M. (2015). The relationship of self-talk frequency to communication apprehension and public speaking anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 125-129. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.11.023.  

Jian, G., Shi, X., & Delisay, F. (2014). Leader-member conversational quality: Scale development and validation through three studies. Management Communication Quality. doi: 10.1177/0893318914533201.  

Shi, X. (2013). Cognitive Responses in Advice Planning: An Examination of Thought Content and Its Impact on Message Features under High vs. Low Effortful Thinking Modes. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 32, 311-334. doi: 10.1177/0261927X12470112.  

Shi, X., & Wilson, S. R. (2010). Upward influence in contemporary Chinese organizations: Explicating the effects of goal type and importance on message reasoning and politeness. Management Communication Quarterly, 24, 579-606.                 

Wilson, S., Norris, A. M., & Shi, X., Rack. J. J. (2010). Comparing physically abused, neglected, and non-maltreated children during interactions with their parents: A meta-analysis of observation studies. Communication Monographs, 77, 540-575.  

Wilson, S. R., Rack, J. J., Shi, X., & Norris, A. M. (2008). Comparing physically abusive, neglectful, and non-maltreating parents during interactions with their children: A meta-analysis of observational studies. Child Abuse & Neglect, 32, 897-911.  

Shi, X., & Babrow, A. (2007). Challenges of adolescent and young adult Chinese American identity construction: An application of Problematic Integration Theory. Western Journal of Communication, 71, 316-335.  

Shi, X., & Lu, X. (2007). Bilingual and bicultural development of Chinese American adolescents and young adults: A comparative study. Howard Journal of Communication, 18, 313-333.  

Book Chapters               

Shi, X., & Wilson, S. R. (2017). Influence in Organizational Communication. International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication. John Wiley & Sons.  

Wilson, S., Shi, X., Tirmstein, L., Norris, A., & Combs, J. (2006). A meta-analysis on child physical abuse. In L. Turner and R. West (Eds.), Family communication: A reference for theory and research (pp. 237-258).  Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

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Awards

  • 2016     Top Paper Award. Communication Apprehension and Competence Division, National Communication Association (with Brinthaupt and McCree).
  • 2014     Faculty Fellow of Teaching Excellence. Middle Tennessee State University.  
  • 2014     Faculty Development Grant. Middle Tennessee State University, $ 1,920.  
  • 2013 &n...
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  • 2016     Top Paper Award. Communication Apprehension and Competence Division, National Communication Association (with Brinthaupt and McCree).
  • 2014     Faculty Fellow of Teaching Excellence. Middle Tennessee State University.  
  • 2014     Faculty Development Grant. Middle Tennessee State University, $ 1,920.  
  • 2013     Top Four Paper Award. Organizational Communication Division, National Communication Association (with Jian and Delisay).  
  • 2013     Top Four Paper Award. Communication Apprehension and Competence Division, National Communication Association (with Brinthaupt and McCree).  
  • 2013     Faculty Research and Creative Activity Grant, Middle Tennessee State University, $ 2,100.  
  • 2011     Top Four Paper Award. Organizational Communication Division, National Communication Association.           
  • 2011     Faculty Research and Creative Activity Grant, Middle Tennessee State University, $10,000.34.  
  • 2011     Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Access and Diversity Grant. Middle Tennessee State University, $2,800.  
  • 2008      Purdue University Research Foundation (PRF) Summer Grant. $1,780.   2006      Paper selected for presentation at the Doctoral Honors Seminars of the National Communication Association.  
  • 2006      Alan H. Monroe Graduate Research Scholar Award. Department of Communication, Purdue University,

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In the Media

MTSU News

  • Monday, September 09, 2013
    • MTSU professor gauges employee politeness to male, female bosses MURFREESBORO — Are employees more polite when talking to male bosses than to female bosses?

 

 

Courses

Middle Tennessee State University (2010-present)

  • COMM 3400  Romantic Relationship Communication
  • COMM 4600  Communication Research Methods
  • ORCO 3750    Organizational Analysis
  • ORCO 3500   Strategic Communication in Organization
  • COMM 3300  Communication Theory, Culture, and Films
  • COMM 2300  Interpersonal Communication COMM
  • 2200  Fundamentals of Communication  &nbsp...
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Middle Tennessee State University (2010-present)

  • COMM 3400  Romantic Relationship Communication
  • COMM 4600  Communication Research Methods
  • ORCO 3750    Organizational Analysis
  • ORCO 3500   Strategic Communication in Organization
  • COMM 3300  Communication Theory, Culture, and Films
  • COMM 2300  Interpersonal Communication COMM
  • 2200  Fundamentals of Communication                           
  • Iowa State University (2008-2010)
  • COM 317 Small Group Communication
  • COM 314 Organizational Communication Theories
  • COM 311 Relational Communication  

Purdue University (2003-2008)

  • COM 304   Quantitative Methods for Communication Research
  • COM 320   Small Group Discussion
  • COM 212   Interpersonal Communication
  • COM 114  Fundamentals of Speech Communication

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