Education

NCSU-CourtofNC-1911Ph.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

 

M.A., Communication                                   050410tech
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 Documentaryuncg
Political Science minor

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006