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GRADUATE STUDENTS

Jamie Ascher
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introductory Course Assistant
Bailey 118

Areas of Specialization:  Rhetoric of Race and Horror

Benton Bajorek
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB03


Areas of Specialization: Sports Rhetoric

Brendon Bankey


Areas of Specialization: Presidential Campaigns, Argumentation, Reactionary Rhetoric, Rhetoric of Science

Ian Beier
Ph.D. Program


Areas of Specialization: Conspiracy theories

Cameron Berger
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2D

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Argumentation, and Social Movements

Shelby Bowman
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Romantic Relationship, Health Communication

Amy Braselton
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Organizational Communication, Narrative Sensemaking, Adaptive Leadership

Myleah Brewer
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Gaby Byrd
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5C


Areas of Specialization: Disability, Interability Communication, Intergroup, Stereotypes, Prejudice, Disclosure, Quantitative Research Methods

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

Areas of Specialization: Critical and Intersectional investigation of the Public Sphere, Norms of Argumentation, and Apologia.

Jordan Christiansen
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 403


Areas of Specialization: Native American and Indigenous Rhetorics, Environmental Communication, Colonial and Decolonial Thought

Jess Dominguez
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Close Interpersonal Relationships, Relationship Development, Relationship Maintenance, Computer-Mediated Communication, Quantitative Research Methods

Lynzee Flores
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 116L

Areas of Specialization: Political Communication, Mass Media Effects , Entertainment Media and Women in Politics

Ned Gidley
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

Areas of Specialization: Film, rhetoric, argumentation

Anthony Guy
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2A


Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, pop culture, and professional wrestling

Molly Han
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization: Communication and Aging, Intergroup/Intercultural Communication, Prosocial Behaviors, Communication in Nonprofit Organizations

 
Julia Henry
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

Areas of Specialization: 

Shelley Hepler
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 116M

Areas of Specialization: Organizational Communication, Leadership Development in Marginalized Groups, Inclusion

Derek Hilligoss
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey SB11

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Critical Theory, Public Memory, Settler Colonialism and Anti-blackness

William Hoffman

Areas of Specialization: Intergroup Communication, Health Communication, and Intercultural Friendships

Michael W. Hutton
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 4D

Areas of Specialization:

Anna Jewell
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B

Areas of Specialization: 

Vera Jia
Ph.D. Program


Areas of Specialization: Family communication

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


Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal Communication, Long-Distance Romantic Relationships, Computer-Mediated Communication and Online Dating.

William Katz
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB07

Areas of Specialization: Environmental Rhetoric, Public Address, Presidential Campaign Rhetoric, Argumentation

Matthew Kay


Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Third Worldism, Decolonial Movements, Feminism, Radical Discourse

Tyler Kimbrell

Areas of Specialization:

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


Areas of Specialization: Organizational Structures, Culture, and ​Identity; Qualitative Methods

Lindsey Kraus
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 402

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Feminist Rhetoric, and Gender

Xi Li
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB06

Areas of Specialization:

Razan Mansour
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization:  Domestic Violence, Self-disclosure, Feminist Movements and Interpersonal Communication

Courtney McDaniel
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Chancellor's Fellowship
Bailey 402

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal Communication, Deception, Social Support, Domestic Violence

Dan Merwin
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2D

Areas of Specialization:

Teodora Mihailova
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Computer-Mediated Communication, Online Community, Video Game Studies and Quantitative Research Methods

Ian Montgomery
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: 

Elnaz Parviz
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant,

Areas of Specialization: Political Communication and New Media

Corey Petersen
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Diagnostic Communication, Mental Health Stigma, and Healthcare Teams

Annie Santarelli
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal communication, social media use, and belonging. 

Sreerupa Sanyal
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 116B

Areas of Specialization: Digital News Media and Media Effects

Amy Schumacher-Rutherford


Areas of Specialization: mixed methods, political communication, political psychology, direct democracy, and media effects

Anastasiia Shevchenko
MA program, Fulbright Scholar

Areas of Specialization: 

Talya Slaw
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Assistant Introductory Course Director
Bailey 117A


Areas of Specialization: Memory Studies/Public Memory, WWII, Rhetorical Fieldwork, Affect Studies

Jesse Smith
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB08

Areas of Specialization:

Josh Smith
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 5D


Areas of Specialization: Public Lands, Environmental Rhetoric/Humanities, Rhetorics of Space/Place

Alexandria Spadaro
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Julien Sperling
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B

Areas of Specialization: Deception, Nonverbal Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Organizational Communication

Tatsuya Suzuki
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2C

Areas of Specialization: Intergroup and Political Communication

Teri Terigele
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introductory Course Assistant
Bailey 118

Areas of Specialization: Intercultural, Interpersonal, Media Effects, Attitudes & Stereotypes Across Cultures

Margaretta Underhill
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Organizational Communication, Autism Spectrum Conditions

Emily Vietti


Areas of Specialization: Mixed Methods, Political Communication, Social Media, Authenticity, Identity, Self-Presentation Online

M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB09

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric of Social Movements, Environmental Rhetoric, Queerness

Zac Walker
Ph.D. Program

Areas of Specialization:

Savaughn Williams
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Areas of Specialization: Organizational Communication, Workplace bullying, Toxic work environments

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

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal Communication, Family of Origin, Sibling Relationships, and Family Across Cultures

 


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