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Faculty and Staff Profile

Vanessa Anne Condon


Office: Strode 401
Phone: 864-656-1567

 Educational Background

M.S. Communication Studies
South Dakota State University 2015

B.A. Communication Studies
Gustavus Adolphus College 2013

 Courses Taught

Comm 2500
Comm 1500
Comm 2120


Lecturer Vanessa Condon directs Tiger SpeakOut, organizes events as a Faculty Friend, and advises our Operation Smile student organization. On top of public speaking, she specializes in Gender, Queer, and Rhetorical Communication.

 Research Interests

Public Speaking
Rhetorical Analysis
Gender Analysis
Queer Theory

 Research Publications

Condon, V., & Westwick, J. (2017). Training Jack: Comprehending stylistic choices through
Rita Pierson’s formal and informal register. In Seiter, J., Peeples, J., & Sanders, M. (Eds.). Great ideas for teaching students (G.I.F.T.S.) in communication. New York, NY: Bedford/St. Martin’s/Macmillan Learning