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Madison C. Martin

First Year Ph.D. Student

Curriculum Vitae


Madison Martin is a first-year doctoral student from Winfield, West Virginia. Madison’s research interests include intergenerational family relationships, communicative narrative sensemaking, and relational maintenance behaviors. Madison has a particular interest in studying older adult relationships with family members and romantic partners. She has had the opportunity to present her research at the Eastern Communication Association Conference and the National Communication Association Conference in the graduate poster session and G.I.F.T.S. (Great Ideas for Teaching Students) divisions, respectively. She completed both her B.A. and M.A. degrees at West Virginia University in Communication Studies. As an undergraduate, Madison served as a teaching assistant for COMM 102 (Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication). As a graduate student, she has served as a teaching assistant for COMM 104 (Fundamentals of Public Communication), COMM 308 (Nonverbal Communication), COMM 316 (Intercultural Communication), and COMM 105 (Fundamentals of Mediated Communication). She is currently teaching COMM 104 (Fundamentals of Public Communication).


B.A., Communication Studies, West Virginia University 

M.A., Communication Studies - Theory and Research, West Virginia University