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Wright, April

First Year PhD Student

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Emphasis:
Interpersonal Communication
Instructional Communication

April (she/her - Why pronouns matter) joined WVU Department of Communication Studies as a doctoral student Fall 2023. Her research interests include Interpersonal Communication topics such as romantic communication, conflict, and positive communication. She is also interested in Instructional Communication, especially in the online environment and plans to pursue a graduate certificate in Digital and Social Media. April completed both her B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies at UNCG. She has 10 years experience teaching COMM courses such as Intro to Communication Studies, Public Speaking, Business Communication, and Interpersonal Communication. She currently teaches COMM 104: Fundamentals of Public Communication.

University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC  
     M.A. Communication Studies (May 2014)
     B.A. Communication Studies, Minor in Human Development (Dec 2009); Summa Cum Laude