Jeffrey   S.  McQuillen

Associate Professor  

Office: ELABS 153
Phone: (956) 665-2376
Email: jeffrey.mcquillen@utrgv.edu

Dr. Jeffrey S. McQuillen





Selected Publications


  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Cory Cunningham, and Deborah Infante-Rutigliano. " A Study of Predominantly Hispanic Students' Perceptions of Homophily and Immediacy and Their Relationships to Perceived Affective Learning and Content Relevance.” ," Online: International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies 5, no. 4 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017): 5.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen and Cory Cunningham. "Hispanic Women's Use of Nonverbal Flirting Cues," International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 4, no. 10 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014): 25-30.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. Applying Communication Research for Problem Solving: A Practical Introduction. San Francisco, CA: Sage, 2011.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. Persuasion in Society. no. 2 2009.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. Reflect and Relate. Bedford St. Martin, 2009.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. Public Speaking: Building competency in stages. Oxford Press, 2007.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. "Technology and the Initiation of Interpersonal Relationships," Sociology- Windows on Society: An anthology. California: Roxbury Publishing Company, no. 7 2005: 352-369.

  • Jeffrey McQuillen. "The Influence of Technology on the Initiation of Interpersonal Relationships," Education 123, no. 3 (2003): 616 – 623.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Jeffrey McQuillen. Pre-kindergarten through college Grant, $400,000.00 (2004-09-01)



Selected Presentations


  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Constantine Tarawneh, and Jerome Fischer. "Orally Defending your Thesis," Perfecting your Proposal Defense, UTRGV Graduate College, UTRGV Edinburg Campus (September 2017)

  • Jerome Fischer, Constantine Tarawneh, and Jeffrey McQuillen. "Perfecting Your Proposal Defense," UTRGV Graduate College, UTRGV, Edinburg, Texas (September 2017)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Dave Jackson, and Constantine Tarawneh. "Dissecting the Process of Thesis/Dissertation," 2016 Graduate Workshop, UTRGV Graduate College, UC Bronc Room, Edinburg Campus (February 2016)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Dave Jackson, and Constantine Tarawneh. "Dissecting the Process of Thesis/Dissertation," UTRGV 2016 Graduate Workshop, UTRGV Graduate College, UC Bronc Room, Edinburg Campus (February 2016)

  • Dominique Taylor and Jeffrey McQuillen. "Hispanic Consumers’ Preference for Spanglish in Print and Television Advertisements," International Research Forum, South Padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Deborah Infante, and Cory Cunningham. "Hispanic Students’ Perceptions of Homophily and Immediacy and Their Relationships to Perceived Affective Learning and Content Relevance," International Research Forum, National Association of African-American Studies, South Padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Marcolfa McQuillen, and Rubin Garza. "Hispanic Women’s Perceived Use of Nonverbal Flirting Cues," International Research Forum, National Association of African-American Studies, South Padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen and Marcolfa McQuillen. "Factors Influencing Ethnic Labels Associated with Self-Identification and Concept Endorsement Among Mexican Americans in the Rio Grande Valley," National Hispanic and Latino Studies Research Forum, National Association of African-American Studies, South Padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Cory Cunningham, and Cynthia Chavez. "The Risky Behavior of Hispanic Daughters as a Function of Mothers’ Self-Disclosure and Father-Involvement," National Hispanic and Latino Studies Research Forum, National Association of African-American Studies, South Padre Island, TX (October 2015)

  • Jeffrey McQuillen, Cory Cunningham, and Cynthia Chavez. "An Investigation of Hispanic Daughters’ Risky Behavior: Determining the Relationship between Mother-Daughter Openness and Father-Involvement," National Communication Association 100th annual convention, National Communication Association, Chicago, IL (November 2014)

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COMM 3345 02 - Gender & Communication:
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COMM 3350 03 - Research in Communication:
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COMM 3333 01 - Theories of Communication:
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