Dr. Jennifer Bone is a Communication Instructor for the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She received her PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2007), her MA from Colorado State University (2000), and her BA from Cornell University (1997).

Jennifer has taught a number of communication-related courses including communication strategy, essential management skills, business writing and communication, gender and leadership communication, public speaking, introduction to human communication, argumentation and deliberation, and communication pedagogy. Jennifer previously served as the basic course director at Colorado State University.

Jennifer’s research examines communicative practices that restrict marginalized groups from leadership advancement. Specifically, she focuses on conflict management and negotiation practices, and communicative norms in leadership. In addition, Jennifer has written instructor’s manuals and teaching supplements for public speaking textbooks (Invitation to Public Speaking and A Speaker’s Handbook), coauthored the text Invitation to Human Communication, and has published in Western Journal of Communication and Women’s Studies in Communication.