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Marilyn Pugh


Office: Daniel 418

 Educational Background

MA Communication Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ball State University 2013

BA Communication Studies concentration Rhetoric and Public Advocacy
Eastern Illinois University 2011

 Courses Taught

COMM 2500: Public Speaking
COMM 2010: Intro to Communication
COMM 1500: Intro to Human Communication


I am originally from Chicago, IL. I have six years of lecturing experience, four of which I gained at Clemson University. Additionally, I serve as a Basic Course Committee member in the Communication Department.

 Research Interests

Voice and voicelessness, hyper-masculinity, the rhetoric of Hip-Hop, and gender identities.

 Research Publications

G.I.F.T.S. (Great Ideas for Teaching Speech): Promoting Advocacy In The Basic Courses, October 2014.