Dr. Amanda Nell Edgar is an assistant professor of Communication at the University of Memphis. Dr. Edgar’s research explores the entanglement of sound and identity in popular culture. She is the author of Culturally Speaking: The Rhetoric of Voice and Identity in a Mediated Culture (forthcoming, The Ohio State University Press) and was the recipient of the Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award in 2018. Additionally, her work has appeared in Quarterly Journal of Speech, Women’s Studies in Communication, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and other journals, and has been featured on the National Communication Association’s Communication Currents.

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