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Dr. Annie Laurie Nichols

Assistant Professor, Communication

Annie Laurie Nichols


  • Ph. D., University of Maryland
  • B.A., Roberts Weslyan College
  • Courses

  • Communication Ethics
  • Criticism of Media & Society
  • Digital Deliberation & Remix
  • Digital Layout & Design
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • About Dr. Annie Laurie Nichols

    Annie Laurie Nichols worked as a graphic designer for over a decade before adventuring to St. Petersburg, Russia to teach English and business management for four years. After returning to the US, Dr. Nichols studied communication theory at University of Maryland, researching how people form communities and create connections with each other across difference. When not reading, Prof Nichols can be found making art, cooking and eating strange foods and designing board games.


    • Communication Theory
    • Graphic Design
    • Kenneth Burke
    • Media Criticism
    • Visual Communication