Graduate Students

Masters Students

PhD Candidates and Students

Eugene Agyei

Eugene Brown Agyei

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Eugene’s research interests include communication studies, technical communication, new and digital media technologies and their disruption of traditional media practices. He's also interested in understanding trends in Africa's growing digital media space.

Ayodele Akinola

Ayodele James Akinola

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

James’ major interest revolves around digital humanities, visual rhetoric, digital communication and culture. He is also involved in digital discourses on humour, politics, misinformation and technical communication in the health industry.

Omar Alharbi

Omar Alharbi

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Social media, Communication Studies  and visual communication.

Kendall Belopavlovich

Kendall Belopavlovich

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Kendall is interested in critical anime studies, particularly in feminist interrogations of media content and fan discourse. The global flow of production and consumption practices is an exciting place to be! 

Laura Chiesa

Laura Vidal Chiesa

  • PhD Student
Marina Choy

Marina Choy

  • PhD Candidate
Fredrica Eduaful

Fredrica Morkson Eduaful

  • PhD Student
Lindsay Hiltunen

Lindsay Hiltunen

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Lindsay is interested in intersections of archives, rhetorical production and meaning making in history, and memory studies, especially around contexts of labor upheaval, social movements, and contested public space. Other activities and interests include digital humanities, horror cinema and film studies generally, underground and marginalized music scenes, and sporting culture, especially ice hockey.

Aaron Hoover

Aaron Hoover

  • PhD Student
Brilynn Janckila

Brilynn Janckila

  • PhD Student
Emma Lozon

Emma Lozon

  • PhD Student
Donna Mathew

Donna Mathew

  • PhD Student
Veena Namboodri

Veena Namboodri

  • PhD Student
Favour Normeshie

Favour Normeshie

  • PhD Student
Tolu Odebunmi

Tolu Odebunmi

  • PhD Candidate

Research Interests

  • Tolu has an abiding interest in how discourses are employed to assign people to particular social categories. Her other areas of interest include Gender Studies, Black Studies, and Cultural Studies. She has previously conducted research on the sociolinguistics of major Nigerian popular culture forms, including Nollywood and Naija Hip-hop.
Alfred Owusu-Ansah

Alfred Owusu-Ansah

  • PhD Candidate
Sara Potter

Sara Potter

  • PhD Candidate
Samantha Quade

Samantha Quade

  • PhD Student
Tori Reeder

Tori Reeder

  • PhD Student
Basanti Timalsina

Basanti Timalsina

  • PhD Student
Elizabeth Wahmhoff

Elizabeth Wahmhoff

  • PhD Student
Richard Ward

Richard Ward

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Richard’s research interests center around technical communication and composition pedagogies and the emphasizing of interdisciplinary collaborations that strengthen the university’s community literacy through a unified science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). His present work applies this research in the technical communication classroom, where his students engage in service learning that applies their STEM experience to the industry and business of the visual and performing arts.

Etson Williams

Etson Williams

  • PhD Student
Modupe Yusuf

Modupe Yusuf

  • PhD Student