Communication Studies

Faculty Bio

Pindar, Lori

Pindar, Lori

Student Services Coordinator

Office: 408 Strode
Phone: 864-656-5747

Lori M. Pindar is a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) and Student Services Coordinator for the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University. Her scholarly interests include university branding and prestige, tokenism, tempered radicals, gifted students in higher education and health communication. Lori’s research has encompassed a range of topics addressing issues related to authentic messages in institutional branding in relational, institutional, and societal contexts, the college experience of gifted and minority student groups, including student-athletes, and the treatment of health and disease in higher education. Her work has been presented nationally and appeared in the Handbook of Religion and Health Communication.

Lori advises the Communication Studies Ambassadors and the students in Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honors Society. She also assists in the coordination of registration and advising for the department. Lori’s instructional responsibilities include Communication Design and Introduction to Leadership Theories. She is actively involved in university life as an instructor, advisor, and student leader in graduate student government. Within the private sector, she also is a pageant coach and communication consultant for non-profit organizations.

Lori received her MA in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Georgia (’11) and BA of Communication Studies from Clemson University (’09).