Ailea Merriam-Pigg

Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture

Teaching Assistant

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6164 Vilas Hall

At The Heart Of Gold

Courses Taught

CA 100 (TA)- Introduction to Speech Composition

CA 155 (Spring 2021, TA)- Introduction to Digital Media Production

CA 200 (TA)- Introduction to Digital Communication

CA 260 (TA)- Communication and Human Behavior

CA 262 (TA)- Theory of Argumentation and Debate

CA 370 (TA)- Great Speakers and Speeches

CA 371 (Upcoming Summer 2021 Lecturer, Grader)- Communication and Conflict Resolution

CA 373 (Grader)- Intercultural Communication and Rhetoric


Professional Positions

Graduate Student Representative for Comic Studies Special Interest Group, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2020- )

Secretary, Badger Rhetoric (2019- )

Audio Editor, Playback (2018-2019)


Awards and Fellowships

Frankenburger Award (Spring 2021)

Helen K. Herman Award (Spring 2020)

CommB TA Fellow (Spring 2020)