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Dr. Carrie D. Kennedy-Lightsey

Teaching Assistant Professor

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Teaching Interests:

Communication Theory 
Student Internships 
Interpersonal Communication

As the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Carrie D. Kennedy-Lightsey works closely with students to navigate the communication studies major through academic advising, internships, and involvement in student organizations. Carrie teaches Communication Cornerstones (COMM 203), and advises the Undergraduate Communication Association (UCA) and Lambda Pi Eta. Recently recognized for Excellence in Online Course Design at Stephen F. Austin State University, Carrie is happy to bring her time and talents home to WVU.


B.A., St. Edward’s University 
M.A., Texas State University 
Ph.D., West Virginia University