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Nikki Orth

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802


  1. B.A., College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, 2014


Nikki Orth studies rhetorical criticism and theory, focusing on issues of race and marginalized voices. Her current research examines the rhetorical strategies of female African-American civil rights activists of the 1960s. Nikki is currently studying Ella Baker’s commitment to social justice and grassroots organizing. Nikki teaches CAS 100A Effective Speaking: Public Speaking Emphasis at The Pennsylvania State University.

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Engels