Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Dorgan, K.A., Hutson, S.P., Duvall, K.L., Kinser, A.E., & Hall, J.M. (2014). Connecting Place to Disease and Gender: Cohabitating Morbidities in Narratives of Women Cancer Survivors in Southern Central Appalachia. Women’s Studies in Communication, 37 (3), 292-312, DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.950440
  2. Dorgan, K.A., Duvall, K.L., Hutson, S.P., & Kinser, A.E. (2013). Mothered, Mothering & Motherizing in Illness Narratives: What Women Cancer Survivors in Southern Central Appalachia reveal about mothering-disruption. Journal of Appalachian Studies, 19(1&2), 59-81.
  3. Dorgan, K.A., Duvall, K.L., & Hutson, S.P. (2013). Omnibus Survivorship Narratives: Multiple Morbidities among Female Cancer Survivors in South Central Appalachia. Business Research Yearbook, XX(1), 255-262.
  4. Duvall, K.L., Dorgan, K.A., & Hutson, S.P. (2013). Navigating Family Cancer Communication: Communication Strategies of Female Cancer Survivors in South Central Appalachia. Business Research Yearbook, XX(1), 263-270. Duvall, K. L., Dorgan, K.A., & Hutson, S.P. (2012). Personal Identity Changes of Female Cancer Survivors in Southern Appalachia. 2012 Business Research Yearbook, XIX(1), 287-293.
  5. Duvall, K. L., Dorgan, K.A., & Kinser, A.E. (2012). Barriers to Family Cancer Communication in Southern Appalachia. 2012 Business Research Yearbook, XIX(1), 281-286.
  6. Hutson, S.P., Dorgan, K.A., Duvall, K.L., & Garrett, L.H. (2011). Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection and Cervical Cancer Communication: The Protection Dilemma Faced by Women in Southern Appalachia. Women & Health, 51(80), 795-810
  7. Dorgan, K.A., Lang, F., Floyd, M., Kemp, E. (2009). Overcoming Barriers to Physician-Patient Communications of International Medical Graduates. Academic Medicine.84 (11), 1567-1575.
  8. Hutson, S., Dorgan, K.A., Phillips, A., & Behringer, B. (2007). The Mountains Hold Things In: The Use of Community Research Review Workgroups to Address Cancer Disparities in Appalachia. Oncology Nursing Forum, 34(6), 1133-1139 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.
  9. Behringer, B., Friedell, G.H., Dorgan, K.A., Hutson, S.P., Naney, C., Phillips, A., Krishnan, K., & Cantrell, E.S. (2007). Understanding the Challenges of Reducing Cancer in Appalachia: Addressing a Place-Based Health Disparity Population. California Journal of Health Promotion.
  10. Dorgan, K.A., Hutson, S., & Phillips, A. (2007). [In]Credible Agents: Cancer Communication Partners in Appalachia. 2007 Business Research Yearbook, XIV (1), 597-602.
  11. Dorgan, K.A., Shah, J., Kemp, E. (2007). International Medical Graduates: Changing Cultures, Ways of Being and Ways of Being with Others. 2007 Business Research Yearbook, XIV (1), 556-562.
  12. Dorgan, K.A., & Bambino, L.E. (2006). Navigating Illness by Navigating the Net: Women’s Information Seeking about Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2006 Business Research Yearbook, XIII (1), 380-384.
  13. Dorgan, K.A., Bambino, L.E., & Floyd, M. (2006). Communication as Cause and Cure: Sources of Anxiety among International Medical Graduates in Rural Southeast Appalachia. 2006 Business Research Yearbook, XIII (1), 385-389.
  14. Parrott, R.L., Silk, K.J., Dorgan, K.A., Condit, C.M., & Harris, T.M. (2005). Risk Comprehension and Judgments of Statistical Evidentiary Appeals. Human Communication Research, 31 (3), 423-452.
  15. Parrott, R.L., & Dorgan, K.A. (2005). Transformational Telecaring: Organizations’ Use of Telephone Conferencing for Breast Cancer Survivors. 2005 Business Research Yearbook, XII (1), 422-426.
  16. McNeill, K.B., Dorgan, K.A., King, J. (2005). The Recommendation of a Health Care Practitioner and Symptoms as Cues to Action Prompting Women in Appalachia to Seek Mammograms. 2005 Business Research Yearbook, XII (1), 407-411.
  17. McNeill, K.B., & Dorgan, K.A. (2005). The Influence of Media Messages and Social Networks in Prompting Appalachian Women to Have Mammograms. 2005 Business Research Yearbook, XII (1), 412-416.
  18. Harris, T. M., Parrott, R. L., Dorgan, K.A. (2004). Talking About Human Genetics within Religious Frameworks. Health Communication, 16 (1), 105-116.
  19. Dorgan, K. A., Williams, S. L., Parrott, R. L., & Harris, T. M. (2003). Hope and Despair in Pandora’s Box: Perceiving Reproductive Reward and Risk of Genetics Technologies and Information. Women’s Studies in Communication, 26 (1), 88-117.

Mediated Publications

  1. Dorgan, K.A. (2005). Physician-Patient Partnership: Overcoming Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening. CD Rom

Essays and Invited Publications

  1. Dorgan, K.A. (Forthcoming). Taking Care. borrowed solace.
  2. Dorgan, K.A. (2017, August 21). The Truth about the Surrender of My Foster Child. Motherwell Magazine.
  3. Dorgan, K.A. (2017). Big Mama and the Uncertain Leap. Every Pigeon, 1, 62-68.
  4. Duvall, K.L., Dorgan, K.A., & Hutson, S.P. (2016). Revisiting Appalachia, Revisiting Self. In William Schumann & Rebecca Fletcher (Eds). Revisiting Appalachia. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.
  5. Dorgan, K.A., Duvall, K.L., & Hutson, S.P. (2015). At the Intersection of Cancer Survivorship, Gender, Family, and Place in Southern Central Appalachia—A Case Study. In C. Park Rice & M. Tedesco (Eds.). Women of the Mountain South: Identity, Work, and Activism. Athens, OH: The Ohio University Press.
  6. Dorgan, K.A. (2014). Controlling My Voice: Producing and Performing a Special-Mothering Narrative. In A. Kinser, K. Freehling-Burton, T. Hawkes (Eds.). Performing Motherhood. (132-148). Toronto, ON: Demeter Press
  7. Dorgan, K.A., Hutson, S.P., Gerding, A., & Duvall, K. (2009). The Highways and Back Roads of Appalachia: A Dialogue about Culturally Tailored Cancer Communication, Education and Research. Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy
  8. Behringer, B., Mabe, K., Dorgan, K.A., & Hutson, S. (2009). Local Implementation of Cancer Control Activities in Rural Appalachia, 2006. Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy
  9. Dorgan, K.A. (2008). All Hail the Militant Mom: Love and War in the Foster-to-Adopt Home. In A. Kinser (Ed.). Mothering in the Third Wave. (140-151). Toronto, ON: Demeter Press

Book Reviews

  1. Dorgan, K.A. (2005). Book Review [Privacy and disclosure of HIV in interpersonal relationships]. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 22, 858.

Books / Manuals

  1. Dorgan, K.A., Silk, K.J., Harris, T.M., & Orbe, M.P. (2001). Interracial Communication: Theory and Practice (instructor’s manual). Thousand Oaks, CA: Wadsworth.