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Robin Duffee

Robin Duffee

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16803

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Education:

  1. B.A., Texas Tech University, 2017
  2. M.A., Texas Tech University, 2019
  3. Ph.D., Penn State University, anticipated 2023

Robin S. Duffee specializes in rhetoric, materiality, affect, media studies, and queer theory. Specifically, Robin studies television and explores how the affect and materiality of the televisual medium shape the rhetorical invitations it may offer. Robin is particularly committed to interrogating representations of marginalized communities on television and the larger cultural impact of those representations. Robin currently teaches Effective Speech (CAS 100A) and enjoys helping her students to become more confident communicators in their personal, professional, and public lives.

Advisor: Dr. Pamela VanHaitsma