Dr. Keisha Edwards Tassie is an Associate Professor of Communication and holds degrees in Communication, with emphases in interpersonal communication, interracial communication, and media studies.  Dr. Tassie has taught at the college/university level and engaged research within the disciplines of Communication and Higher Education for, approaching, two decades.  Dr. Tassie's research interests focus on issues that are significant to the exploration and ‘explanation’ of the intersection(s) of communication, race, gender, class, and media.  Privately, Dr. Tassie positively delights in experiencing life with her precious husband and two sons, and she is deeply rooted in her spiritual, social, and political ideals; and in her Jamaican heritage.