Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana
Communication Studies

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New Orleans, LA 70125

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LIZ EDGECOMB Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of South Florida
Communication (Performance Studies and Qualitative Methods emphases), 2010

M.A. University of South Florida
Communication (Performance Studies and Interpersonal Communication emphases), 2004

B.S. East Tennessee State University
Speech Communication and Public Relations, 2002

COURSES TAUGHT AT XAVIER
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (CMST 1010)
RESEARCH AREAS

Performance of identity, consumption, and citizenship; ethnography

BIOGRAPHY

Liz Edgecomb joined the Communication Studies program at Xavier in 2011 and teaches courses from a performance studies perspective. She is currently an assistant professor in the department. Dr. Edgecomb's recent research addresses the ways in which identity and citizenship are created and performed through consumption in U.S. culture.