Cristin A. Compton, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies. She teaches courses in organizational communication, gender and communication and qualitative methods.
Compton’s scholarship centers on power, identity work and organizing processes. Specifically, she focuses on exploring how sexuality, gender and power intersect to organize people and their lived experiences. Her work critically examines how identity work processes and identity constructs are constructed, maintained and organized around. Her research has been published in journals such as Management Communication Quarterly and Journal of Communication.
She earned a bachelor's degree in speech communication, music and global studies from Drury University; a master's degree in communication studies from Missouri State University; and a doctorate in organizational communication from the University of Missouri - Columbia. While at the University of Missouri, Compton served as a graduate research and teaching assistant, an interim basic course director and a postdoctoral fellow.
Ph.D. in Organizational Communication- University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, MA in Communication Studies- Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, BA in Speech Communication- Drury University, Springfield, MO
National Communication Association, Central States Communication Association, International Communication Information, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Lambda Pi Eta