Kopenhaver Fellows 2013

On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, the Kopenhaver Center, in conjunction with the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women and the AEJMC Council of Affiliates, held its Women Faculty Moving Forward Pre-Convention Workshop to help advance the careers of women scholars in the field of communication.

The event, which was held during this year’s annual AEJMC Conference in Washington, D.C., was a resounding success that welcomed the following faculty members as official Kopenhaver Center Fellows:

Kopenhaver Fellows 2013
AEJMC 2013 Conference | Washington, D.C.

Glenda AlvaradoUniversity of South Carolina
Giselle AugerDuquesne University
Stephanie BorUniversity of Nevada, Reno
Carrie BuchananJohn Carroll University
Tamara BuckSoutheast Missouri State University
Amy Jo CoffeyUniversity of Florida
Michelle FerrierOhio University
Sharon Ford-DunnGrambling State University
Myna GermanDelaware State University
Ammina KothariRochester Institute of Technology
Mitzi LewisMidwestern State University
Hagit LimorUniversity of Cincinnati
Tracy LuchtIowa State University
Jenn MackayVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jasmine McNealyUniversity of Kentucky
Emily MetzgarIndiana University
Marlene NeillBaylor University
Laurie PhillipsUniversity of North Carolina
Lisa PhillipsState University of New York at New Paltz
Indira SomaniHoward University
Kathleen StansberryUniversity of Akron
Miglena SternadoriUniversity of South Dakota
Ingrid SturgisHoward University
Marcia TaylorDelaware State University
Lori TharpsTemple University
Brooke Van DamAzusa Pacific University
Erin WillisUniversity of Memphis
Leigh WrightMurray State University


"Thank you so much for including me in the inaugural class of Kopenhaver Center Fellows. I am honored to be a part of it and I found the Center's activities on Wednesday afternoon to be fun, inspiring, and uplifting. I look forward to staying involved with the Center and its wonderful mission. Once again, thank you for the opportunity!"  
Emily Metzgar, Assistant Professor | Indiana University
"I just wanted to thank you for hosting a wonderful workshop today. It was helpful and inspirational. Thanks!"    
Jenn Mackay, Assistant Professor | Virginia Tech