Special Faculty, English Department; Vice Provost of Education's Office
Korryn got her Ph.D. from the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University, Bloomington with a focus in rhetoric.
She received her bachelor’s and master's degrees in Communication Studies at Texas State University-San Marcos. As an undergraduate and master's student, she participated in policy debate for four years and coached the policy debate team at Texas State for 2 years. Her research focuses on the rhetoric of sport, particularly as sport plays a role in shaping gender and sexuality norms within culture. Her dissertation was entitled, "Throwing Like a Girl!: Constituting Citizenship for Women and Girls Through the American Pastime," which won the 2013 Cheris Kramarae Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender. She serves as the faculty advisor for PCR while also overseeing other projects like the University Lecture Series as a part of her duties in the Vice Provost for Education’s Office. She is also an instructor in the English Department, having taught Non-Profit Advocacy at CMU as well as many other communication courses as a graduate student at Texas State and Indiana University and assistant professor at La Roche College.