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Graduate Students

Current Graduate Students and their Interests

Michael Althouse Rhetoric

Jonathan Broussard Rhetoric

Kaitlin Cannava Interpersonal communication, mimicry, language, storytelling, and conversation

Nicole Costantini Performance studies

Elizabeth Earle Rhetoric 

Judson Eldredge Interpersonal communication

Adam Harvey

Laura Hatcher Interpersonal communication

Stephanie Heath Performance studies

Destini Hughes

Andrew Jones Rhetoric

John Lambert

Brian Leslie Rhetoric

Matthew Maddex Hip hop as a political & social movement, genocide rhetoric & politics, identity politics, political science, rhetorical criticism, critical race & whiteness studies

Patrick McElearney

Bonny McDonald Performance studies, performative writing, creative movement, the role of performance in environmental & social justice movements, community-building, intercultural communication, whiteness & African-American studies, youth development, & vocalese.

Bryan Moe Rhetorical theory & criticism, the rhetoric of food & communication in everyday life, corporate rhetoric, social influence & social movements

Douglas Mungin Performance studies

Michael Navarro

Sanela Osmanovic Interpersonal communication

Barbara Cook Overton Interpersonal communication

Raquel Polanco Performance studies

Raquel Robvais Cultural rhetoric, presidential speeches & political songs in the shaping of a society; the rhetoric of conscious, freedom & hope in the writings & speeches of Martin King

Cynthia Sampson

Cassie Shimek Interpersonal communication 

Elizabeth Sills Rhetoric, political science, politics in pop culture, & humor

Matthew Standige

Andrea Vickery Interpersonal communication

Wade Walker Rhetoric

Joey Watson Film & media studies, film, video & new media production, popular culture, rhetoric & the public sphere, pedagogy, critical cultural studies

Richie White Interpersonal communication

Travis Williams Performance Studies

Kassi Wilcox

 

2013 –  2014 Graduates

  • Nicholas Arnold, M.A.
  • Micah Caswell, M.A.
  • Jonathan Denham, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Jackson, Ph.D.
  • Christopher Mapp, Ph.D.
  • Austin McDonald, Ph.D.
  • Lindsay Michalik, Ph.D.
  • Emily Mistrzak, M.A. 
  • Derek Mudd, Ph.D.
  • Michael Rold, Ph.D.
  • David Tarvin, Ph.D.

  

2012 –  2013 Graduates

  • Brandon Bannon, Ph.D. 
  • Kaitlin Cannava, M.A.
  • Mollye Deloach, M.A.
  • Ariel Gratch, Ph.D.
  • Emily Graves, M.A.
  • Benjamin Haas, Ph.D.
  • Jade Huell, Ph.D.
  • Shaughan Keaton, Ph.D.
  • Douglas Mungin, M.A.
  • Michelle Pence, Ph.D.
  • Raquel Robvais, M.A.
  • Holley Vaughn, Ph.D.

 

2011 – 2012 Graduates

  • Travis Brisini, Ph.D.
  • Rya Butterfield, Ph.D.
  • Savannah Ganster, M.A.
  • Chris Gearhart, Ph.D.
  • John LeBret, Ph.D.
  • Brian Leslie, M.A.
  • Danielle McGeough, Ph.D.
  • Ryan McGeough, Ph.D.
  • Joe Rhodes, Ph.D.
  • Andrea Vickery, M.A.
  • Brianne Waychoff, Ph.D.


2010 – 2011 Graduates

  • Jennifer Erdely, Ph.D.
  • Kerry Jenkins, MA.
  • Lois Nemetz, Ph.D.
  • Linda Shkreli, Ph.D.
  • Rebecca Walker, Ph.D.