Heather J. Carmack, PhD

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Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy. (2008).

Ohio University, School of Communication Studies

            Major Emphasis: Health Communication

            Minor Emphasis: Organizational Communication

Dissertation Title: How to say I’m sorry: A study of the Veteran’s Administration Hospital Association’s apology and disclosure program

 

Master of Arts. (2004).

Ohio University, School of Communication Studies

Thesis Project Title: Thou shall not eat: Exploring a rhetoric of difference in pro-anorexia websites

 

Bachelor of Arts. (2003).

Truman State University, Division of Language and Literature

            Major: Communication-Arts

           Emphasis: Communication-Science (PR & Advertising)

Graduation Day, 2008. Entering the quad at Ohio University.

Academic Appointments


Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty Member. (August 2017-present).

           University of Alabama, Department of Communication Studies.


Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty Member. (August 2016-May 2017).

           James Madison University, School of Communication Studies.


Assistant Professor and Graduate Faculty Member. (August, 2012-May, 2016)

           James Madison University, School of Communication Studies.


Director of Graduate Studies. (2011-2012).

           Missouri State University, Department of Communication.


Assistant Professor and Graduate Faculty Member. (August 2008- August 2012).

            Missouri State University, Department of Communication.

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant. (2003-2008).

            Ohio University, School of Communication Studies.

 

Forensics Associate. (2005-2008).

            Ohio University, School of Communication Studies.

 

Instructor. (Summer, 2004).

            US State Department. Southeastern European Youth Leadership

            Institute.  

 

The lovely Reese Phifer Hall. What a beautiful space to work in every day.