Erin Foley-Reynolds

Title: Assistant Professor, Comm. Studies

Degrees: PhD University of Colorado MA University of Kentucky BA University of Kentucky

Telephone: (607) 436-3428

Course History:

  1. Intro to Comm
  2. Persuasion
  3. Organizational Comm
  4. Gender and Comm

Other Information:

None provided


Professional Interests:

  • Educational/social advocacy organizations’ influence on social change processes.  
  • Gender and identity construction as they intersect with processes of organizing.
  • Critical cultural studies as a way to interrogate and understand difference.
  • Methodological approaches include ethnographically informed qualitative analysis and feminist media critique.

Hobbies and Personal Interests:

  • Hiking
  • Playing with my dogs
  • Primetime Television
  • Decorating


Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.