Wayne State University

Doctoral students, graduate assistants, fellows

Fatima Barakji
Elena Corriero
  • Elena Corriero
  • 2nd year PhD Student & Research Assistant in Online Interaction Lab; 508 Manoogian
  • elena.corriero@wayne.edu
  • My research focuses on communication in the context of close relationships. In particular, I am interested in understanding how interpersonal coordination...
Ashleigh Day
Jana Howell
  • Jana Howell
  • Rumble Fellow
  • fx0374@wayne.edu
  • Jana Howell's research centers on critical pedagogy and communication education. She has focused on building community and fostering inclusion within the...
Miwa Ito
  • Miwa Ito
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 585 Manoogian
  • miwa.ito@wayne.edu
  • Miwa Ito is a social scientist studying organizational communication, specifically intraorganizational communication processes. The goal of her research is...
Yvonne Johnson
  • Yvonne Johnson
  • Doctoral Student
  • ad8629@wayne.edu
  • Yvonne Johnson has experience teaching public speaking, interpersonal communication and writing at local institutions such as Spring Arbor, Macomb Community...
Carrie Leach
  • Carrie Leach
  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • 129 Knapp Building
  • carrieleach@wayne.edu
  • Carrie Leach is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Gerontology (IoG) and the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) at Wayne...
Juan Liu
  • Juan Liu
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 508 Manoogian
  • fj7508@wayne.edu
  • Juan Liu is a Ph.D. Candidate in Communication at Wayne State University. Her research areas include social media, political communication, and public...
Marta Lukacovic
  • Marta Lukacovic
  • Rumble Fellow
  • 508 Manoogian
  • ek6338@wayne.edu
  • Marta Lukacovic is a Thomas C. Rumble Fellow in communication. Her research focuses on political communication and digital media, specifically...
Mike Major
  • Mike Major
  • fq4680@wayne.edu
  • Mike Major is a part-time PhD student in communication. He is director of career services at Saginaw Valley State University and is an officer in the Navy...
Robert Matheny
  • Robert Matheny
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • fx4748@wayne.edu
  • Robert is a PhD student in Interpersonal Communication with an emphasis in interpersonal communication. He teaches courses in research methods,...
Jade Metzger
  • Jade Metzger
  • Graduate Researching Assistant
  • fx3257@wayne.edu
  • Jade Metzger is a PhD student in communication studies. She her current research assignment is focused on doxing, including the framing of doxing in...
Scott Mitchell
  • Scott Mitchell
  • PhD Candidate; Thomas C. Rumble Fellow
  • Office: 508 Manoogian
  • Primary E-Mail: fq6593@wayne.edu
  • My scholarly interest engages the intersection of critical/cultural studies, rhetoric, and public memory. I study how groups of people use collective...
Jacob Nickell
  • Jacob Nickell
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • fq8603@wayne.edu
  • Jake Nickell is a PhD candidate in the communication studies program. His scholarly interests pertain to rhetorical criticism and his research is concerned...
Lukas Pelliccio
Annisa Rochadiat
  • Annisa Rochadiat
  • Ph.D. Student | Graduate Teaching Assistant | GEOC Communications' Chair
  • fl8754@wayne.edu
  • Originally from Jakarta, Indonesia, Annisa Rochadiat (M.A. Communication Studies, Wayne State University; M.A. International Relations & Diplomacy,...
Deborah Sellnow-Richmond
Ashik Shafi
  • Ashik Shafi
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 508 Manoogian Hall
  • fc0369@wayne.edu
  • Ashik Shafi’s research interests include framing of political events in social media, news reception and credibility on online networks and entertainment...
Nicholas Smith
Idrissa Snider
  • Idrissa Snider
  • Doctoral Student
  • fl8849@wayne.edu
  • Idrissa N. Snider continued her academic career after 10 years of professional experience working in the media industry. As a scholar, her interests lies in...
Sherri Ter Molen
  • Sherri Ter Molen
  • Doctoral Candidate
  • ei4106@wayne.edu
  • Sherri L. Ter Molen is a doctoral candidate conducting her ethnographic dissertation on the identities of non-Korean members of Korean language and culture...
Sarah Walker
  • Sarah Walker
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • fx5510@wayne.edu
  • Sarah Walker joined the Wayne State PhD program as a debate coach in the Fall of 2015. She received her BA from Minnesota State University in May of 2011...
Matthew Warner
  • Matthew Warner
  • fa5918@wayne.edu
  • Matthew Warner is a rhetorical scholar, teacher and forensics coach. His research centers around the rhetoric of sovereignty and citizenship/identity. He is...