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Feb. 10, 2023

Dr. Natalie Pennington is in the hot seat for this episode of COMvesations. Natalie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies who researches the intersection of interpersonal communication and communication technology. Natalie chats with hosts Kevin Stoker and Dave Nourse about how the rise of Facebook during her time as an undergrad spurred her initial interest in the way people communicate through tech platforms. She also shares how despite wanting to be a theater kid in high school, she wound up on her high school and college debate team. Finally, as a recovering Applebee’s employee, Natalie shares with us what her go-to meal would be.