Department of Communication Studies

C. Kyle Rudick

Assistant Professor

Communication

Courses Taught

COMM 4022/5022: Qualitative Research Methods and COMM 4559/5559: Teaching of Speech

Personal/Professional Interests

I am critical communication scholar who studies how power, privilege, and oppression are constructed and marshaled through everyday communicative performances. Specifically, I focus on how communication that occurs within and across educational contexts (e.g., K-12 public schools and higher education) functions to (re)produce our shared social realities. My research and teaching interests are predicated upon my strong belief that contemporary society is rife with inequalities and that it is my (your, our) ethical duty to imagine and pursue a life of freedom, equality, and harmony. My primary mode of activism is through research and teaching, where I encourage ideas that are counter to oppressive logics such as classism, racism, and sexism (to name a few). Please send me a message if you would like to discuss these ideas or my work further. Thanks!


-----------Selected Works-------------

Pensoneau-Conway, S. L., Bolen, D. M., Toyosaki, S., Rudick, C. K., & Bolen, E. K. (2014). Self, relationship, and politics: A community autoethnographic inquiry into collaborative writing. Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies, 14, 312-323. doi:10.1177/1532708614530302

Rudick, C. K., & Golsan, K. B. (2014). Revisiting the Relational Communication Perspective: Drawing upon Relational Dialectics Theory to map an expanded research agenda for communication and instruction scholarship. Western Journal of Communication, 78, 255-273. doi: 10.1080/10570314.2014.905796


Office

358 Lang Hall

Email

charles.rudick@uni.edu