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Dr. Stephanie Young

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Master of Arts in Communication

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Dr. Stephanie Young

Phone:  464-1737

Office:   LA3095

Email:   slyoung

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., Purdue University (2004)
M.A., Ohio University (2006)
Ph.D., Ohio University (2009)

Dr. Stephanie Young is a professor in Communication Studies at USI.  Her research interests include rhetorical criticism, visual rhetoric, collective memory studies, gender studies, and issues of race and identity. Her dissertation, Remembering the Past in Visual and Visionary Ways: Rhetorically Exploring the Narrative Potentialities of Esther Parada’s Memory Art, explores the narrative capacity of artwork and how visual texts can be narratively experienced to engage with collective memories. Currently, she is working on an autoethnographic piece that explores how the performance and interrogation of an interracial identity can be used as a tool for encouraging classroom discussions about race, racial identity, and interracial relations in the United States.  In her spare time, Dr. Young enjoys critically analyzing films, cooking, and running.

CMST 101, Introduction to Public Speaking
CMST 107, Introduction to Interpersonal Communication,
CMST 402, Gender, Communication, and Culture