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About Marita Gronnvoll

Marita Gronnvoll is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies. She earned her MA from the University of Washington, and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, both in the field of rhetorical theory and criticism. Her specialization is in gender and feminist studies. Dr. Gronnvoll has published on topics such as news and entertainment media representations of torture, and media constructions of female suicide bombers in the "war on terrorism." She teaches classes in the areas of rhetoric, media, and popular culture.

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Present Associate Professor, Eastern Illinois University Communication Studies
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2008 PhD, University of Georgia ‐ Speech Communication
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2003 MA, University of Washington ‐ Speech Communication
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2000 BA, University of Washington ‐ Speech Communication
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Office: 1753 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-2016 (messages)
Fax: 217-581-5718