Our Teaching Faculty includes numerous faculty members in several colleges at UAH who teach classes designated as Women's and Gender Studies courses.

 

Ms. Nicole McDavid

Lecturer, Communication Arts

Contact

1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 232
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.5325
nicole.mcdavid@uah.edu

Biography

Nicole McDavid graduated from UAH in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts. She graduated with a Masters of Arts from Auburn University in 2006 with a focus in Rhetoric and Communication Studies. Ms. McDavid was a full-time lecturer at Auburn University before returning to UAH in 2009. Ms. McDavid presented papers at SSCA and MAPOR on rhetoric, gender, and the application of the spiral of silence theory. She teaches courses at UAH in public speaking, foundations of human communication, nonverbal communication, and crisis communication. Ms. McDavid is also the Public Speaking Director and Social Media Coordinator for the Communication Arts Department. She enjoys teaching students how to better understand and apply communication principles in their everyday life and careers.

Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • M.A., Communication Studies, Auburn University, 2006
  • B.A., Communication Arts, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2004

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient, Online Initiative Award, UAH, Fall 2019.
  • Recipient, Online Initiative Award, UAH, Fall 2017.
  • Recipient, Online Initiative Award, UAH, Fall 2016.
  • Certified Instructor, Quality Education Practices Online Instruction, UAH, Summer 2016.
  • Recipient, Auburn University Department of Communication and Journalism Outstanding Service Award, 2006, Auburn University.
  • Recipient, Summa Cum Laude Degree, 2004, The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Recipient, The University of Alabama in Huntsville Departmental Honor Scholar in Communication Arts, 2004, University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Recipient, Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in Communication Arts, 2004, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Recipient, The University of Alabama in Huntsville Outstanding Lancer Award, 2004, University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Recipient of invitation to Phi Kappa Phi as member of the top 7% of The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Spring2003.

Recent Publications

  • Cann, N. B. (2006, April). Historical poetics and Jane Austen: An analysis of Emma, Pride & Prejudice, and Sense & Sensibility. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX.

  • Cann, N. B. (2006, April). An old-fashioned TV wife: A feminist critique of Newlyweds. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX

  • Cann, N. B., Isom, M., & Kim, S. H. (2005, November). Who cares about what other people think? Moderating factors of the spiral of silence. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Association of Public Opinion Research, Chicago, IL.

  • Cann, N. B. (2005, March). The World Trade Center Memorial, Identity, and Power. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Baton Rouge, LA.