Jennifer L. Jones Barbour is a lecturer in the Communication and Leadership major and in the Department of Communication Studies. Her research explores the rhetorical problem of public commemorative space. In particular, she is interested in issues of public memory, commemoration and visual rhetoric as they intersect with the politics of national identity. This fall she will be teaching courses for the new major including: introduction to communication and leadership, internship in communication studies, and leadership stories. Jones Barbour previously taught in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University.