Hometown: Stevensville, MI
BA Degree: Communication - Mass Media, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
MA Degree: Communication, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Current research interests:
Erin's research investigates the rhetoric of appearance and clothing. She examines liminal life moments and the use of clothing/appearance during these role-changes as communication and identity management.
Projected graduation: 2018
First Semester Mentor: Dr. Jurgen Streeck
Outside hobbies & interests:
Exploring Austin's many parks with my two dogs, cooking, kayaking, playing guitar, and knitting
What you think makes UT or Austin unique, cool, or "weird":
I can find people exercising everywhere, all the time, and I can find people drinking margaritas or micheladas everywhere, all the time.