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Chatham University

Communication (MComm) Faculty and Staff

Shannon Dickerson

Shannon Dickerson

Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Areas of Interest

•Communication Theory •Media Studies •Classical Rhetoric •Organizational Communication •Interpersonal Communication •Theatre Studies •Religious Rhetoric •Political Communication •Environmental Communication & Sustainability


Before Chatham, I also taught at the University of Colorado. In addition to teaching, I have 8 years of professional communication experience in the marketing industry, currently working as a Executive Director of Sales and Marketing. I earned my M.A. in Communication and Rhetoric from the University of Colorado and my B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. I currently live in Pittsburgh with my partner Ryan, and enjoy golf, ballet, the opera, and gardening.


  • MA, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh


  • President's Award, Media Star Promotions, 2016


  • Insurance Marketing and Communications Association