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Graduate Students

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Name Contact Specialty
Jasmine Baxter 275 Ford Hall
baxte226@umn.edu
Media studies; rhetorical studies; cultural studies
Caroline Bayne 294 Ford Hall
bayne016@umn.edu
Feminist media; television studies 
Critical media studies
Cate Bruns 275 Ford Hall
bruns146@umn.edu
Environmental communication; discourse analysis; rhetoric; advocacy
Kristin Carlson 275 Ford Hall
carl4818@umn.edu 
 
Interpersonal studies
298 Ford Hall
dani0376@umn.edu
Interpersonal studies
298 Ford Hall
fitz0332@umn.edu
Critical media studies; fans and audiences; game studies; popular culture
Austin Fleming 298 Ford Hall
flemi497@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies
275 Ford Hall
frank581@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies
271 Ford Hall
geie0021@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies
294 Ford Hall
hamil520@umn.edu
Critical media studies; environmental communication
Interpersonal studies
Bill Heinze  271 Ford Hall
heinz178@umn.edu
 
Critical media studies
275 Ford Hall
knuts719@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies; argumentation
271 Ford Hall
liux2275@umn.edu
 
Critical media studies, critical music studies, cultural studies
298 Ford Hall
lassi029@umn.edu 
 
Joshua Morrison 298 Ford Hall
morr1512@umn.edu 
Critical media studies; critical celebrity studies 
298 Ford Hall
mulawa@umn.edu
Interpersonal Communication; Interviewing; Nonverbal Communication; relationship repair and apology acts; communication development within Child Psychology 
275 Ford Hall
musle004@umn.edu
Critical media studies
Selena Palomino 294 Ford Hall
palom041@umn.edu
Rhetorical Studies 
Sean Quartz 298 Ford Hall
quart019@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies; environmental communication; natural resource conflict resolution
271 Ford Hall
rudis021@umn.edu
Organizational communication; feminist & gender studies; care theory; affect theory
294 Ford Hall
royxx324@umn.edu
Environmental Communication
Bee Smale 271 Ford Hall
smale020@umn.edu
 
Rhetorical studies
294 Ford Hall
trisl005@umn.edu
Critical media studies; online social movements; gender & gun politics
285 Ford Hall
tucke301@umn.edu
Rhetorical studies
Sylvia Vue 298 Ford Hall
sylvue@umn.edu
 
285 Ford Hall
wight016@umn.edu
Critical media studies
Natalie Warren 271 Ford Hall
warre597@umn.edu
Environmental communication
294 Ford Hall
yahn0007@umn.edu
Critical media studies