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CMR Faculty

Barbara Burke

Associate Professor
Communication, Media, and Rhetoric Discipline Coordinator
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., Purdue University
M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., Purdue University
B.S., Purdue University


University of Minnesota John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising


Creation and Dissemination Mass Media
Stories that Inform our Relationships Between People
How Marginalized People are Understood by Mainstream Society
Media Content and Audiences
Barbara Burke
Campus Location: 

HFA 105B

+1 3205896243

Nadezhda Sotirova

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.A., Bridgewater College


Ethnography of Communication
Cultural Discourse Analysis
Language and Social Interaction
Intercultural Communication
Language and Identity
Nadezhda Sotirova
Campus Location: 

HFA 17

+1 3205896270

Affiliated Faculty

Mary Elizabeth Bezanson

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Washington
M.A., University of Washington
B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
B.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Rhetorical History and Criticism
Children's Literature
Presidential Inaugurals
Freedom of Speech
Rhetoric of Picturebooks
Mary Elizabeth Bezanson
Campus Location: