Julie Snyder-Yuly holds a B.S. in psychology from the University of Iowa, an M.S. in interdisciplinary graduate studies (communication, sociology, and industrial education) from Iowa State University, and a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Utah. Her dissertation Modern-Day Minstrelsy: Online Microaggressions and the Digital Narratives of Homeless Black Males received the 2017 University of Utah’s CGS/ProQuest Outstanding Dissertation in the Humanities. Her research engages qualitative and rhetorical methods to examine textual and visual microaggressions in online communication, with an additional focus on race and gender in society. She is currently a faculty member in the Leadership Studies Program at Iowa State University. Her current teaching experience in Leadership Studies includes: Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society, Leading with Purpose, Women and Leadership, and coordinating the Dean’s Leadership Seminar. She also teaches public speaking, interpersonal communication, and business communication. Outside of her academic work, she volunteers for various animal agencies, the Sundance Film Festival and enjoys riding scooters, doing stained glass work, and participating in a number of outdoor activities.
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