First Year Graduate Students

Nathan Bedsole

nathanbedsole

Higher Education
Wake Forest University
B.A. Communication
Research Interests
Communication ethics

Oliver Brass


Oliver BrassHigher Education
James Madison University
B.S. Communication Studies Minor: Political Communication
Research Interests
Cultural communication, visual rhetoric

Jordan Foley

Jordan Foley

Higher Education
Missouri State University
B.S. Political Science Minor: Communication
Research Interests
Socio-political communication, presidential rhetoric,empirical methods

Lei Wang

Lei Wang

Higher Education
Xi’an International Studies University
B.A. Journalism
Tongji University M.A.
Research Interests
New media studies, international communication,psychology

Hannah Moody

Hannah Moody

Higher Education
University of Texas at Austin
B.A. Communication Studies Concentration-Human Relations

Sarah Pruitt

Sarah Pruitt

Higher Education
University of Virginia’s College at Wise
B.A. Communication
Research Interests
Interpersonal, relationships, racial differences

Ashleigh Rainko

Ashleigh Rainko

Higher Education
University of Michigan
B.A. Communication Studies, English

Abraham Corrigan

Abraham Corrigan

Higher Education
University of Gonzaga
B.A. Political Science
Research Interests
Debate

Jim Schultz

Jim Schultz

Higher Education
Idaho State University
B.A. History
Research Interests
Environmental Movements

Cecile Vocelle

Cecile Vocelle

Higher Education
Wake Forest University
B.A. Communication
Research Interests
Health communication

Ryan Wash

Ryan Wash

Higher Education
Emporia State University
B.F.A. Communication Minor: Ethnic & Gender Studies Concentration- Public Relations
Research Interests
Standpoint Epistemology, critical race theory


Second Year Graduate Students

Leah Moczulski

Leah Moczulski

Higher Education
Gonzaga University
B.A. Political Science, History
Research Interests
Rhetorical approaches to political communication and debate

Dan Bagwell

Dan Bagwell

Higher Education
Samford University
B.A. Journalism/Mass Communication Minor: Film
Research Interests
Film studies and visual rhetoric

Loren Bailey

Loren Bailey

Higher Education
Radford University
B.S. Art Minor: Communications
Research Interests
Interpersonal communication and Relationships within organizations

Emily Buehler

Emily Buehler

Higher Education
Ohio Northern University
B.A. Language Arts Education
Research Interests
Computer-mediated communication, social media, Interpersonal relationships

Erica Bullock

Erica Bullock

Higher Education
University of Connecticut
B.A. Sociology
Research Interests
Culture, Mass Media

Minhao Dai

Minhao Dai

Higher Education
University of Texas at Austin
B.A. Communication Studies
Research Interests
Health Communication- Hospital Readmission

LaToya Green

LaToya Green

Higher Education
Emporia State University
B.F.A. Communication-PR
Research Interests
Public Relations

Mladen K. Petkov

Mladen K. Petkov

Higher Education
Sophia University
B.A. Social Work (Clinical Concentration) University of Westminster
M.A. International Broadcast Journalism
Research Interests
Media, International Broadcasting, Music, Pop culture

Lora Smith

Lora Smith

Higher Education
Appalachian State University
B.S. Communication Studies
Minor in Political Science
Research Interests
Public Memory, Rhetoric & Public Culture, Political Theory,Popular Culture, Rhetorical Theory & Criticism

Nathaniel Stoltz

Nathaniel Stoltz

Higher Education
James Madison University
Technical and Scientific Communication
Research Interests
Mass Communication, Rhetoric, Quantitative Methods

Matt Struth

Matt Struth

Higher Education
University of Mary Washington
B.A. History
Research Interests
Visual rhetoric and rhetoric of science

Alan M. Teitleman

Alan M. Teitleman

Higher Education
Appalachian State
B.S. Political Science Concentration-Town, City and County Management Minor: Community and Regional Planning M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration) Concentration- Public Management and Economic Development
Research Interests
Construction of Identity, Political Communication, and Terrorism and Conflict Communication

Matt Williams

Matt Williams

Higher Education
Wake Forest University
B.A. Communication Minors: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise
Research Interests
Intercultural Communication, Social Media, and Social Justice Movements

Roy Bowling

Roy Bowling

Higher Education
Appalachian State University
B.A. History
B.S. Communication Studies
Research Interests
Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Political Rhetoric,Big Data and The Social Media Generation