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Department Spotlight

Dr. Maria Del Guadalupe Davidson (Alumna)

Graduating Class and Major:

M.A. English, Duquesne University
M.A. Communication, Duquesne University 
Ph.D. Rhetoric, Duquesne University

Hometown:

Syracuse, New York

What is your job title? 

"Associate Professor & Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program;
Co-Director, The Center for Social Justice, at the University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)."

How did your communication coursework prepare you?

"My training at Duquesne was invaluable. I received a broad and rich humanities education that prepared me to do critical and engaging interdisciplinary research."

What's your advice for current and prospective students?

"Read widely and bravely. Take courses that will challenge you and pull you outside of your comfort zone. Cultivate a spirit of inquiry."