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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Email: eeakle@live.unc.edu
Office: 303 Bingham Hall
Office Hours: Mondays 1-3PM & Fridays 11-12PM

 

 

 

Education

B.A., Organizational communication and public relations (minor: English), Marietta College, Summa Cum Laude, 2016

M.A., Kent State University, Communication Studies, 2019

Biography

Elaina’s research focuses on the intersection of organizational communication, resistance, and identity, specifically exploring how resistance and identity influence organizing processes in the case of activist organizing. Her master’s thesis focused on how resistance and identity enabled and constrained coalition-building among student activists, using social identity theory as a lens for analysis.