Jonathan Bridenbaker

PhD Student

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 Jonathan Bridenbaker is a first year doctoral student in the Department of Communication and Film. He serves as a Graduate Assistant Director at the Center for Writing and Communication. With an interest in digital culture, Jonathan explores the development of identity, social movements, and political polarization in an online context. Jonathan spent 8 years involved with speech & debate from competing in high school to coaching in his masters, which was pivotal in shaping his approach to pedagogy and research.


P.h.D in Communication Studies from University of Memphis (ongoing)

M.A. in Communication Arts from Valdosta State University

B.A. in Communication Studies & History from the University of Southern Mississippi