PhD Alum Spencer Receives Tenure

Dr. Leland Spencer

Congratulations to Department of Communication Studies alum Dr. Leland G. Spencer, who was recently tenured at Miami University in Hamilton, Ohio. Now an associate professor in Miami’s Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies, Dr. Spencer is also his department’s chief departmental advisor as well as an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program.

PhD Graduate Receives Mentoring Award

E. Michelle Ramsey, former doctoral student and recipient of the OSCLG's 2017 Feminist Teacher-Mentor Award. Photo credit: Theo Anderson, Penn State University

E. Michele Ramsey, a graduate of the Department of Communication Studies's doctoral program and former advisee of Dr. Bonnie Dow, has received the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender's (OSCLG) 2017 Feminist Teacher-Mentor Award. In a Penn State press release announcing the award, Ramsey, Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and Women's Studies at Penn State Berks, credits her own former faculty for exemplifying excellent instruction and mentorship.