About Dr. Newbolt
Dr. Newbolt is an instructor for the Communication Studies Department. Her areas of interest include rhetoric, public speaking pedagogy, disability studies, virtual communication, and research methods (qualitative and quantitative). Her published works include Public Speaking as the Last Battlefield: A Cluster-Agon Analysis of Conceptual Conflicts in the Controversy between Traditional and Online College Classes (2012) and Dis/Ableist Consumption: A Critical Thematic Analysis of Avowed and Ascribed Neuro-Identities in the Classroom (2020).
Newbolt holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies (Rhetoric & Ethics) from the University of Denver, M.A. in Communication Studies (Public Address) from Florida Atlantic University., and B.A. in Communication Studies (Speech Communication) from Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI).
Since 2014, Newbolt has held multiple positions at DU incuding: workshop facilitator (Daniels College of Business), NEH event coordinator (Department of Religious Studies), and LEP tutor. She has also served as technology coordinator, graduate teaching instructor, and research assistant for the Communication Studies Department.