Community Engagement and Public Scholarship

Our faculty apply their research and teaching toward public good through various forms of engaged work.

Dr. Lacy McNamee, Dr. Blair Browning, and Dr. Jessica Ford regularly provide consultation and training to organizations ranging from small nonprofits to Fortune 500 corporations on issues such as member engagement, presentation skills, hiring practices, storytelling, and conflict management.

Dr. Kayla Rhidenour also works with Veteran communities across the country to assist in the development and implementation of Veteran service initiatives.

Faculty members also disseminate their scholarship through public lectures and various media outlets. 

Dr. Matt Gerber and the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum have hosted public debates on presidential elections and other political and cultural issues.

Dr. Leslie Hahner engages various issues in public culture through invited lectures and podcasts.

Department of Communication

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