Dr Elizabeth Atwood Nelson she/her

Associate Teaching ProfessorCOM 110 Director

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Teaching and Research Interests

Elizabeth is interested in intersections of embodiment, identity, and activism that increases possibilities for justice. She believes that public speaking is a vital way to participate in civic life and social change. In addition to teaching, she has worked as a community educator, facilitator, and trainer around a variety of issues related to diversity and inclusion, interpersonal and organizational communication, gender and sexuality, and leadership.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Communication Studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
  • M.A. in Communication Studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
  • B.A./B.A. in English/Communication Studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996