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Benton Bajorek
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Apocalyptic Rhetoric, Environmental Discourse, The MPAA

Brendon Bankey
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB09

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Scientific Studies of Sexuality, Queer Theory, Argumentation

Johnna Bateman
M.A. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Ian Beier
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Conspiracy theories

Cameron Berger
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B
Shelby Bowman
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2C
Sarah Bradshaw
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Gaby Byrd
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5C

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Intergroup, Disability, Privacy Management 

Allie Chase
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Gender, Sports, and Domestic Violence

Daniel Chick
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey 408
Jordan Christiansen
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Rhetoric of social movements, political communication

Christine Crouse-Dick
Ph.D. Program
Chelsea Cullen
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 402

Methodological Focus: Undecided
Research Interests: Interpersonal, organizational communication

Jessica Dominguez
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Michael Eisenstadt
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB06

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Social Movements, Memory, Terrorism

Anthony Guy
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Rhetoric, pop culture, and professional wrestling

Lindsay Harroff
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 6C

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Truth and reconciliation commissions, Truth telling, Post-conflict and transitional societies, African Studies

Shelley Hepler
Ph.D. Program
William Hoffman
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 402

Methodological Focus: Qualitative/Quantitative
Research Interests: Intergroup, interpersonal, identity, mixed methods

Vera Jia
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 403

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Family communication

Rebecca Johnson
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5B

Methodological Focus: Qualitative/Quantitative
Research Interests: Computer-mediated communication, long-distance romantic relationships, idealization, and video chat

Jacob Justice
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB07

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Visual rhetoric, Presidential rhetoric

Matthew Kay
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5B

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Capitalism, Social Movements, Archival theory, Public Intellectuals

Sean Kennedy
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB03

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Talent, Knowledge Economy, Neoliberalism, Distributed Cognition

Abigail Kingsford
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5C

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Multi-Generational Workforce, Organizational Culture, and Organizational Identification

Lindsey Kraus
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B
Ning Liu
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2C

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Intercultural, Intergroup interaction, Stereotype, Discrimination

Ryan Louis
Ph.D. Program
Courtney McDaniel
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey 408
Teodora Mihailova
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Liz Miller
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Islam, Science, Education, Facts

Gretchen Montgomery
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 6C

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Intergroup anxiety, Ethnolinguistic identity, Accent, Stigma, Latin American Studies

Josh Morgan
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 118

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Identity, Sexuality, Gender, Disclosure, Non-normativity

Elnaz Parviz
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Corrin Petersen
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Paige Rainforth
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Methodological Focus: Undecided
Research Interests: Stepfamilies, communication, management

Elaina Ross
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 118

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Interpersonal; Work/family balance; Power and gender; Identity

Amy Schumacher
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 403

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric/Quantitative
Research Interests: Public policy, Social Movements, and Foreign Relations

Talya Slaw
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Memory studies; Public memory; The Holocaust 

Josh Smith
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Methodological Focus: Rhetoric
Research Interests: Space/place, Architecture, Built environment

Fran Soto
M.A. Program
Bailey 2D

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Queerness/sexuality in pop culture, Archival, Narrative analysis

Alexandria Spadaro
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Margaretta Underhill
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Haley Vellinga
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Adoption; Adopted individuals; Non-normative families

Emily Vietti
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant (Leadership Studies)
Bailey 2A

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Political advertising, Social media

Weston Wiebe

Methodological Focus: Quantitative
Research Interests: Interpersonal, Aging, Intergenerational communication

Marissa Wiley
Ph.D. Program
Bailey 2D

Methodological Focus: Qualitative
Research Interests: Health communication, Social media, Gender, Interpersonal

Chong Xing
Ph.D. Program
Wiemiao Zhou
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B


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