Dr Elizabeth Atwood Nelson

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Teaching Assistant Professor and COM 110 Director

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