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Cody (Michael) Coker

Teaching Assistant
Communication
 Johnston Hall 335

Education

MA, Mass Communication
Texas State University – San Marcos, Fall 2017

BA, Mass Communication
Sam Houston State University, Fall 2014, Magna Cum Laude

Focus of Graduate Studies

Doctoral student in interpersonal communication and communication technologies with a focus on online social support within the LGBTQ communities.

Research Interests

My research has focused on the presentation of marginalized identities in an online setting and transitioning gender identities on social media, specifically within rural and underrepresented areas. I am also interested in the use of deceptive communication practices utilized for pro social gains and discrepancies in digital portrayals disseminated by individuals and their reality.

Teaching Experience

Business and Professional Communication – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Public Speaking – Huston-Tillotson University

Introduction to Mass Communication – Texas State University

Fundamentals of Human Communication – Texas State University

Fundamentals of Digital and Online Media – Texas State Univerisity