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IMI Conference on Intercultural Relations | 2011 Presenter

Kathryn Ticknor

M.A. Candidate, Georgetown University

Kathryn Ticknor

Kathryn Ticknor (BA, William and Mary, 2007) is a master’s student at Georgetown University’s Language and Communication program. Her primary academic interests include exploring ways in which the methods of sociolinguistics can be used for effective and empowering communication between people across a broad spectrum of backgrounds and for the promotion of social justice. Having spent two years studying and teaching English abroad, she served as Virginia Polytechnic and State University’s International Support Services office, where she worked with visiting researchers from around the globe in visa processing and orientation program. Kathryn currently serves in the Faculty and Campus Services department at Georgetown University Law Center providing research and administrative support. She earned her B.A. in French and Linguistics from the College of William and Mary.

The Masters in Language and Communication at Georgetown University features an individualized curriculum that develops skills in Sociolinguistics, Discourse analysis, and Pragmatics, which can be applied in fields such as human resources, international communication, diversity training, counseling, advertising, business strategic communications, marketing, branding, usability testing, media/public opinion research.