Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Affiliated Professor of Communication
Main Hall


Inspirational Quote:

“Without dialogue, there is no communication, and without communication there can be no true education.”

—Paulo Freire

Advice for students:

Be open to the idea that there are multiple and competing perspectives and competing ways of knowing.

  • BA, MA, and PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Doctoral Thesis:

Revisioning the Basic Communication Course in the Context of Globalization

Research Interests:

Social justice, critical theory, intercultural communication, the basic communication course, community engagement, critical service learning, and participatory budgeting

Personal Interests:
Alamance Arts Council, Friends of the Library for Alamance Arts, Simons G Atkins Community Garden