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David L. Brinker Jr.

David L. Brinker, Jr.

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Communication Arts and Sciences

204A Willard Building

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  1. B.A., Marquette University, 2009
  2. M.A., Marquette University, 2013
  3. Ph.D., Penn State University, 2017

Dave Brinker studies democratic deliberation and interpersonal communication. He completed his Ph.D. in 2017. His dissertation, The Relational Basis of Democratic Legitimacy, theorized and empirically tested how interpersonal relational communication may influence individual behavior in small group settings.

Advisor: Dr. John Gastil