Emily Godager

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 323


PhD, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (expected May 2023)                            MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2019                                                  Master’s Thesis: Comparing Self-Disclosures and Disclosures of Co-owned Private Relationship Information (COPRI) in the Workplace: Comfort, Frequencies, and Motivations for Disclosing      BA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2016

Research Interests

Organizational Communication – Diagnosing and solving workplace communication issues through consulting; crafting and communicating organizational vision and mission statements; workplace diversity; communication strategies of nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2017-present                                                                                  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee WI                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        COMM 105 – Business and Professional Communication                                                                      COMM 103 – Public Speaking

Selected Service

Volunteer, Literacy Services of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2019-present)
MA Mentor, UWM Department of Communication (2019-2020)
MA Mentorship Coordinator, CGSC (2018-2019)
Reviewer, Central States Communication Association, Graduate Caucus Division (2018)
Reviewer, Central States Communication Association, G.I.F.T.S. Division (2018)
MA Student Faculty Committee Liaison, CGSC (2017-2018)
Judge, UWM Public Speaking Showcase (2017)

Selected Awards

Melvin H. Miller Award for Research-MA, UWM Communication Department (2018-2019)              Top Graduate Student Debut Paper, Central States Communication Association (2017)

Publications and Conference Presentations

Mueller, E., Davis, B., & Kim, S.-Y. (2019). Methods for survival: A detective activity comparing frequentist (NHST) and Bayesian approaches. G.I.F.T. presented at the 2019 meeting of the National Communication Association, Baltimore, MD.

Davis, B., Mueller, E., Sepulveda, S., Kelpinski, L., Kappers, A., & Kim, S.-Y. (2019). Integrating meta-analysis into Bayesian modeling: An argument for adapting quantitative communication research methods. Competitive paper presented at the 2019 meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Omaha, NE.

Mueller, E., & Dantzler, M. (2018). Conflict types and effects on group outcomes. Competitive paper presented at the 2019 meeting for National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Mueller, E. (2017). Complexities of womanhood and motherhood: Differences in perceptions of breastfeeding in western society. Competitive paper presented at the 2018 meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI.

Mueller, E. & Koleno, S. (2017). Because every audience is different: Using theory and imagination to teach target and constructed audience. G.I.F.T presented at the 2018 Central States Communication Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI

Anderson, C., Mueller, E.,& Schneider, A. (2017). Heroically Protecting Our Arguments: Using Superheroes to Teach Inductive and Deductive Reasoning. Discourse: The Journal of the Speech Communication Association of South Dakota, 4, 69-74.

Anderson, C. J. E., Mueller, E., & Schneider, A. C. (2017). Heroically protecting our legacy and our relevance: Using superheroes to teach inductive and deductive reasoning. G.I.F.T. presented at the 2017 meeting of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX.