Biography

Leigh Meredith earned her PhD in Communication Studies, specializing in Rhetoric and Public Culture, from Northwestern University.

Her research and teaching interests center on the relationship between changing communication technologies, practices of representation, and popular conceptions of identity and subjectivity. More specifically, she focuses on the interface between old and new media, and what that site of convergence reveals about changing ways of reading and relating to others.

Education
PhD, Communication Studies, Rhetoric and Public Culture, Northwestern University
BA, English Literature, Princeton University
Research
Digital culture and communication
Critical American studies
Historical and contemporary ways of “writing the self”