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GRADUATE STUDENTS

Terigele
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B

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

Jamie Ascher
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization:

Benton Bajorek
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB09


Areas of Specialization: Sports Rhetoric

Brendon Bankey
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB08


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

Ian Beier
Ph.D. Program


Areas of Specialization: Conspiracy theories

Cameron Berger

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Argumentation, and Social Movements

Shelby Bowman
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 402

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

Sarah Bradshaw
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Amy Braselton
Ph.D. Program
Bailey 106

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

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


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

Allie Chase
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant


Areas of Specialization: Gender, Sports, and Domestic Violence

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

Areas of Specialization: political rhetoric, argumentation, religious discourse, image repair

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


Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric of Indigenous Activism, Rhetoric of Social Movements, Environmental Rhetoric, Colonialism & Decolonial Theory

Christine Crouse-Dick

Areas of Specialization:

Jess Dominguez
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal, Romantic Relationships, Friendships, Commitment, Serial Arguments

M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization: Political Communication

Lynzee Flores
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization: Political Communication, Mass Media Effects, Political Television Dramas, U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

Nicholas Foland
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 408

Areas of Specialization:

Anthony Guy
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 6A


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

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

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, African Studies, Nationalism, Transitional Justice, Violence, Truth Commissions, Decoloniality


 

Shelley Hepler
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

William Hoffman
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2A


Areas of Specialization: Intergroup Communication & Political Identities; Intercultural Friendship; Culture-Centered Approaches to Health; Sensemaking, Stress, and Efficacy in Health Contexts 

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, and Computer-Mediated Communication

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


Areas of Specialization: Public Address, Political Rhetoric, Presidential Rhetoric, Visual Rhetoric, Argumentation, Debate

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


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

Sean Kennedy
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant


Areas of Specialization: Talent, Knowledge Economy, Neoliberalism, Distributed Cognition

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, Assistant Basic Course Director
Bailey 118

Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric, Feminist Rhetoric, and Gender

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

Areas of Specialization:

Ning Liu
Ph.D. Program


Areas of Specialization: Intercultural, Intergroup interaction, Stereotype, Discrimination

Ryan Louis
Ph.D. Program

Areas of Specialization:

Courtney McDaniel
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Research Assistant
Bailey 402

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

Teodora Mihailova
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Liz Miller
Ph.D. Program


Areas of Specialization: Islam, Science, Education, Facts

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


Areas of Specialization: Intergroup communication, communication accommodation, ethnolinguistic identity, language attitudes, intergroup anxiety, acculturation

Josh Morgan
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Assistant Basic Course Director
Bailey 117A


Areas of Specialization: Identity, Gender, Sexuality, Qualitative Methods

Ahmed Muyidi

Areas of Specialization:  Interpersonal, Intercultural and Mass Communication

Elnaz Parviz
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Assistant Basic Course Director
Bailey 118

Areas of Specialization:

Corrin Petersen
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Diagnostic Communication, Identity, and Mental Health Stigma

Elaina Ross
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant


Areas of Specialization: Mixed Methods, Power & gender, Identity, Work/Family, Organizational, Interpersonal

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


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

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


Areas of Specialization: Memory studies; Public memory; The Holocaust 

Josh Smith
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2B


Areas of Specialization: Rhetorics of Space/Place, Public Lands, Citizenship, Publics Theory, New Materialism

Alexandria Spadaro
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization:

Julien Sperling
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 6A

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

Tatsuya Suzuki
M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2C

Areas of Specialization: Intergroup and Political Communication

Margaretta Underhill
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Areas of Specialization: Organizational Communication, Autism Spectrum Conditions

Haley Vellinga
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 2A


Areas of Specialization: Adoptees, Adoptive Families, and Backstory Communication Within Interpersonal Relationships

Emily Vietti


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

M.A. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey SB11

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

Marissa Wiley
Ph.D. Program, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Bailey 403


Areas of Specialization: Health communication, Social media, Gender, Interpersonal

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

Chong Xing
Ph.D. Program

Areas of Specialization: Intergroup/Interpersonal Communication, Quantitative Methods

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

Areas of Specialization: Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Dark Side of Close Relationships, Relational Uncertainty, and Stress & Communication


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