Benjamin Davis

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 323A


PhD, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, (Expected May 2021)
MA, Communication Studies, Northern Illinois University, May 2016
Masters Thesis: Relational Uncertainty Between Frenemies in Forensics                                            BA, Theatre, North Central College, June 2014

Focus of Graduate Studies

Interpersonal Communication; Topic: Friendships in competitive contexts

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2017-Present
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
COMM 105 – Business and Professional Communication

Adjunct Instructor, Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL
Oral Communication I, a survey of communication and public speaking course                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL                                                                                                    Fundamentals of Oral Communication, a public speaking course                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Assistant Forensics Coach, Fall 2014-Spring 2016                                                                      Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL


Davis, B. (2017, March). Frenemies in forensics. Presented at Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Top Three Paper in Argumentation & Forensics)

Davis, B. (2017, March). The globalization of Broadway theatre and the deterritorialization of New York’s theater district. Presented at Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Top Three Paper in Performance Studies)

Wood, B., Davis, B., Asbury, B. (2016, September). A critical discussion on the status of identity performance. Presented at Illinois Communication & Theatre Association, Lisle, IL.