Ph.D., Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media
North Carolina State University, 2015
Dissertation: “What to Expect When You’re
Expecting”: Communication, Body Image, and Breastfeeding Decisions.
Chair: Dr. Andrew Binder
Additional Committee Members: Dr. Melissa Johnson, Dr. Kami Kosenko, Dr. Kelly Albada, and Dr. Huiling Ding
Virginia Tech, 2010
Thesis Title: Sent to you by someone who thinks you’re beautiful: The effects of regulatory focus, personal involvement, and collective efficacy in a social media campaign.
Chair: Dr. Robert Magee
Additional Committee Members: Dr. Beth Waggenspack and Dr. Damion Waymer
B.A., Media Studies with concentration in Electronic News and Documentary
Political Science minor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006