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Dawn Carusi

Dawn L. Carusi

Title: Associate Professor, Director of The Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence

Department: Communication Studies

Education: Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Ohio University; Master of Arts in Communication, West Chester University, BSED in Speech, Theatre and English in West Chester University

Research Interests: Fandoms (Fan Societies), Gender, Relational Communication, Narrative

Courses (Fall 2014): Honors 112, Family Communication

Courses (Spring 2015): Fundamentals of Oral Communication, Group Communication

Phone: (740) 376-4681

Email: carusid@marietta.edu

What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?

An environment that encourages class discussion and debate.

What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?

The opportunities to work closely with colleagues and students.

When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?

When the semester is not in session, I’m often traveling.

Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?

Both, but I still prefer to have a real book in my hands.