I am an associate professor of communication studies and Speaking Center Director at The University of Southern Mississippi. I study rhetoric, focusing on the role that it plays in forming identity. I’ve published in the areas of Southern identity, social movements and animal rights, visual rhetoric, and women and the media. I also publish work in the area of communication centers and peer tutoring. Here’s my full curriculum vitae.
I completed my PhD at the University of Georgia and my MA and BA at Texas State University–San Marcos. I’ve previously taught at Texas State University (as a teaching assistant), Del Mar College, Denison University, University of Georgia (as a teaching assistant), and Agnes Scott College.
Office: Liberal Arts Building 475
Office hours fall 2015: M/W 10-11, T/Th 11-12, and by appointment
Physical address: Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Dr., Box 5131, Hattiesburg, MS 39406