Madeline “Maddy” Pringle (M.A., University of Missouri) is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication. Maddy’s research interests include identity, place, and sociomateriality. She is especially interested in how one’s identity with specific organizational places is communicated and how language and materiality play a part in identity management and overall organizing. She has presented research at Central States Communication Association (CSCA), National Communication Association (NCA), and International Communication Association (ICA) conferences. She is also the vice chair of the graduate student caucus with CSCA.
At the University of Missouri, Maddy is a teaching instructor for Communication 1200: Fundamentals of Public Speaking and was previously the assistant course director for Media Communication and Society along with being a teaching assistant. In addition to these roles, Maddy has worked as an editorial assistant for Management Communication Quarterly and is the Graduate Student Department Assistant. In this role, she assists the Director of Graduate Studies and plays an instrumental role in the department’s social media and study abroad program. Additionally she is the vice president of the Association of Communication Graduate Students ACGS).