Faculty Profile

Megan Morrissey

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Communication Studies
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, 2013.
Major: With(in) U.S.: Resistive Accommodation and Cultural Strangers' Discourses of National Belonging
Certificate, University of Colorado Boulder, 2012.
Major: Women & Gender Studies
MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2008.
Major: Constructed Identities of the 2006 Great American Boycott: Examining the Effects of Newspaper Framing on U.S. American and Immigrant Identity
BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002.
Major: Communication Studies, English, and Spanish

Current Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 4540.001, Communications Theories of Sexuality, Fall 1 2019 Syllabus
COMM 5481.706, Graduate Internship, Fall 1 2019
WGST 5950.001, Master's Thesis, Fall 1 2019
COMM 5545.001, Race and Public Culture, Fall 1 2019
COMM 5930.706, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 1 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5930.706, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2019
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5840.601, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2019 SPOT
COMM 4540.001, Communications Theories of Sexuality, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4640.001, Latin@ Rhetorics, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5240.001, Rhetoric and Mediated Culture, Spring 2018 SPOT
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4540.001, Communications Theories of Sexuality, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5481.706, Graduate Internship, Fall 2017
COMM 5545.001, Race and Public Culture, Fall 2017 SPOT
COMM 5930.706, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2017
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4640.001, Latin@ Rhetorics, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5480.706, Practicum, Spring 2017
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4540.001, Communications Theories of Sexuality, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Fall 2016 SPOT
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5930.706, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2016
COMM 5240.001, Rhetoric and Mediated Culture, Spring 2016 SPOT
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5545.001, Race and Public Culture, Fall 2015 SPOT
COMM 4540.001, Rhetorics of Sexuality, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W2 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3620.201, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W2 2015 SPOT
COMM 3620.202, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W2 2015 SPOT
COMM 5481.706, Graduate Internship, Spring 2015
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric, Culture and Ideology, Spring 2015 Syllabus
COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2015 Syllabus
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric, Culture and Ideology, Fall 2014 Syllabus
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Fall 2014
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Spring 2014 Syllabus
COMM 5545.001, Race and Public Culture, Spring 2014
COMM 3620.001, Intercultural Communication, Fall 2013 Syllabus
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric, Culture and Ideology, Fall 2013 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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