Morgan Clapp, instructor for Communication Studies

Oglethorpe Faculty

Morgan Clapp

Instructor, Communication Studies Office: 

B.S., Criminal Justice
M.S., Criminal Justice
M.A., Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Cincinnati
Ph.D. (in progress), Communications, Media and Society Program, Georgia State University

Originally from Southwest Ohio, Professor Clapp completed a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees at the University of Cincinnati. Their research focus is representation on modern television, specifically representation of LGBTQ individuals and women. When not in the classroom, Professor Clapp is watching any variety of sports, deciding what video game to play out of their large collection, or crafting.

Teaching and Research Interests: 

  • Representation of marginalized groups on modern television, especially LGBTQ individuals and women
  • Violence on television, primarily focused on women as victims and/or perpetrators

Courses Taught:

  • Public Speaking COM 110
  • Introduction to Media Studies COM 120
  • Theories of Communication and Rhetoric COM 101
  • Multimedia Journalism