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Dr. Tiffany Dykstra-DeVette

Associate Professor

PSFA Diversity Council
School of Communication
College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

San Diego

5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4560
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Dr. Dykstra-DeVette earned a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah in 2016, where she studied refugee resettlement efforts. Her research is focused on organizational communication, critical/cultural studies, and non-profit/social change rhetoric. Past studies have addressed empowerment and disempowerment in a non-profit, forced migration and neoliberalism, and the rhetoric and representations of activist networks. Her work has been published in Organization Studies, Southern Communication Journal, and Journal of Social Media Studies. In the past, she has served as the director of debate and as an assistant debate coach at the University of Utah and Texas Tech University respectively.

Courses Taught:
COMM 406: Organizational Communication
COMM 407: Interviewing
COMM 446: Comm and Rhetorical Movements
COMM 640: Seminar in Ethnographic Methods
COMM 706: Seminar in Organizational Communication