Shelby Nicole Sturm

Graduate Student
2130 Skinner Building
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Shelby Sturm is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication at the University of Maryland, studying Rhetoric and Political Culture. She received her B.A. in Communication and Rhetorical Studies from Villanova University with a concentration in Peace and Justice Education. Her research interests include the construction of social identities and how these identities intersect with public understandings of democratic participation, specifically in social movement and public deliberation. Shelby currently teaches COMM 107, Oral Communication: Principles and Practices.