William Kelvin's Ph.D. studies have centered on the politics of environmental communication. His career goals including working in environmental politics, teaching environmental communication and working abroad.
Kelvin has earned first place honors at the Kent State Graduate Research Symposium for three consecutive years.
In 2017, he received monetary support from the Kent State Graduate Student Senate for his collaborative research with a cultural foundations' scholar. He and his research partner gave an oral presentation at the Graduate Research Symposium titled “What you see is not what you get: Advertising culture and performing propaganda.” The study examined how one nonprofit uses theater to advance its political agenda while also raising impressive amounts of money.
In the past, Kelvin has presented his research at communication conferences like the International Communication Association conference.
B.A. in Speech Communication with minors in Public Relations and Leadership Studies, Humboldt State University, M.A. in Communication Studies, California State University, Chico, Graduate TESOL Certificate, California State University, Chico, Ph.D. Candidate, Communication and Information, Kent State University
Environmental Communication, Corporate Communication, Media Studies