Visit the communication studies student blog here, where each of the current students profiled below blog about life as a communication studies student at Millsaps!
Kirsten Clark is a senior communication studies major with a minor in classical studies.
Her senior research project is on the Parents Television Council (PTC), looking at the ways in which the PTC rates shows in regards to gender, specifically sexuality.
She is currently an Honors candidate, and her Honors Project involves audience research on the ways in which stereotypical portrayals of race and gender on television affect identity.
After graduating, she plans on attending graduate school in a joint degree program, where she will earn her J.D. as well as her M.S./M.A. in Mass Communications in an effort to pursue a career in media law
Katie Greer is a senior communication studies major with a minor in political science.
Her senior research project is on media and religion's effects on biblical interpretations of sexuality as it pertains to heterosexual and homosexual collegiate males.
She is interested in the communications field as it relates to socially constructed communicative barriers. She believes it's important to create outlets for multiple voices in order to break down barriers such as race, gender, and homosexuality for the purposes of gaining understanding and developing utilitarian decisions.
After graduating, Katie plans on utilizing communication studies in the political sphere.
Kelsey Worch is a senior communication studies major with a minor in business administration.
Her senior research project is on the code of postmodern spirituality in ABC's series Lost.
She is interested in the communications field as it relates to interpersonal communication, marketing techniques, and popular culture.
After graduating, Kelsey plans to continue her education at Millsaps by getting her MBA through the Else School of Management. She firmly believes that having a communication studies degree will give her a great start in the world of business, and she's looking forward to putting her personal, analytical, and business skills to work!