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Alysse C. Baker

Doctoral Candidate

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Areas of Emphasis:

Intergroup Communication
Mediated Communication


Alysse C. Baker is a third-year doctoral student from Galax, Virginia. Alysse's research is positioned at the intersection of intergroup and mediated communication. She focuses on media effects related to stereotype and prejudice reduction regarding older adults and intergenerational communication. Other areas of research interest include parasocial relationships, intergroup contact, health communication and disparities, social identity, and family communication. Alysse has experience employing surveys, experiments, interviews, and focus groups as methodological tools. As of Spring 2023, she completed a graduate certificate degree in Women’s and Gender Studies. A list of courses she has taught includes COMM 104: Fundamentals of Public Communication, COMM 105: Fundamentals of Mediated Communication, COMM 306: Organizational Communication, COMM 309: Health Communication, Public Speaking, and Introduction to Public Relations. She currently teaches COMM 212: Gender Communication and COMM 306: Organizational Communication.


B.S., Communication (Emphasis: Public Relations), Radford University  
M.S., Strategic Communication, Radford University