Professor Judy E. Battaglia is a Clinical Professor of Communication Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles where she teaches classes in Rhetorical Methodology and Criticism, Gender Communication, Sports Communication and Theatre. She is also a primary Faculty Advisor. Her research interests include but are not limited to performance theory, post-structuralist analysis, feminist theory, close-textual analysis, pop culture, psychoanalysis and cultural studies and critical biography.
She is also the Director of Communication at I Live Here Projects, a non-profit organization dedicated to telling the stories of disenfranchised women and children around the world. She currently serves as the advisor of the University’s Chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide, Thinking With, a Bridge program on campus to connect students with local NGO's and non profits, and is the off-campus advisor for Delta Gamma Fraternity.
Professor Battaglia attended LMU as an undergraduate where she was a founding member of The Marians Service Organization and where she received a BA in Communication Studies, another BA in English with an emphasis in Writing, and a minor in Sociology.
This summer, she has published four academic pieces on motherhood and has an book coming out on motherhood and sport for Demeter Press. On Sundays, she teaches American Jewish History to 5th graders.
California State University, Northridge: M.A., Communication Studies
Loyola Marymount University: B.A., Communication Studies
Loyola Marymount University: B.A., English
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