Marianne Fenn

Associate Professor

Teaches general education courses in communication and special courses in social media.

Dr. Fenn's research interests involve understanding how people articulate and communicate identities across cultures via social media. Specifically, she investigates how people negotiate personal, social, and work identities across cultures.

She is a member of the National Communication Association, the Western States Communication Association, and the Popular/American Cultural Society.

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Education and Training

  • PhD, University of New Mexico
  • MA, University of Denver International/Intercultural Communication
  • Visiting professor Portland State University, Oregon

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Social media usage
  • Identity formation
  • Culture

Courses Taught

Public Speaking
Survey of Human Communication
Communication and Technology
Interpersonal Communication


Marianne Fenn

Galvin Fine Arts Center 42
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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